Mr Dean William Macpherson

National Assembly

Dean William Macpherson

About Dean William Macpherson

Mr Macpherson served as Shadow Minister for Trade and Industry for the DA in the Fifth Parliament (2014-2019). Mr Macpherson is from Durban, KZN, and currently resides in Umhlanga. From 2009–2014, Mr Macpherson was the elected Ward Councillor for Durban North in the eThekwini Municipality where he served as the Chief Whip of the party until 2013. More...

2020 committee attendance as mp

0% attendance rate

Attended 0 meetings out of 2

2019 committee attendance as mp

74% attendance rate

Attended 29 meetings out of 39

2018 committee attendance as mp

84% attendance rate

Attended 64 meetings out of 76

2017 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 47 meetings out of 55

2016 committee attendance as mp

66% attendance rate

Attended 33 meetings out of 50

2015 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate

Attended 51 meetings out of 62

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

93% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 29

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Public Office Bearers Public

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
None Trustee MDR Trust IT 000892/2017

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles Manufacturing
MDR Trust Property Development
Future Asset Finance Asset Finance

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Town House 200m2 Mount Edgecombe

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
1000 100 Sheridan Textiles Manufacturing

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Study Tour to Taiwan Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs

BENEFITS

Source
SAA

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Manufacturing Sheridan Textiles

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 200sq.m Mount Edgecombe, Durban

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles Textile manufacturing

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Gold Circle Vodacom Durban July R1 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 250sq.m. Durban
Flat 71sq.m. Durban

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Public Office Bearers Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R600 6 000 Chemspec [Paint Shares
R100 100 Sheridan Textiles Shares

BENEFITS

Source Description
BA Gold Executive Club
SAA Silver Voyager

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Public Office Bearers Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
600 6 000 Chem Spec Chemicals

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Tour of Israel SAIF

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles Textile Manufacturing

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Apartment 75sq.m. Musgrave, Durban
House 250sq.m. Mont Edgecome, Durban

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
13 Cents 6 000 Chem Spec Shares

BENEFITS

Source
British Airways

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles CC Textile Manufacuring

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Gold Circle Durban July tickets R1 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Apartment 110sq.m. Berea, Durban

Committee appearances

  • Status report on matters relating to the Sugar Industry 4 Sep 2019

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) said that he had been requesting the SEIAS report which the DTI was instructed by the Committee to undertake. To date, he had still been unable to ascertain as to when the report was undertaken, finalised, submitted to the Chairperson of the Committee and the Office ...
  • Copyright Amendment Bill; Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill: consideration 13 Nov 2018

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) was frustrated that the legal opinion had been written on 9 November 2018 but the Committee had only received it that day and it was difficult to prepare for a discussion when an opinion was not received before the time. It had been promised the previous ...
  • National Gambling Amendment Bill: DTI report-back on the submissions received 30 Oct 2018

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) commented that it was hard to know where to start. He had really hoped that the gambling legislation would be handled in a progressive manner that looked at the real issues and not the cack-handed manner in which it was being dealt with. DTI was dealing ...
  • Incentive Report briefing 23 Oct 2018

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) found common cause with the DG on the importance of incentives but it seemed, for the past few years, that DTI’s focus was to support big business and industrialisation. DTI was missing an opportunity to support small and medium-sized businesses. DTI had previously indicated that ...
  • Copyright Amendment Bill: Technical Experts input; Trade & Industry BRRR 16 Oct 2018

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) concurred with the Chairperson. Linda Ensor was a fine journalist who was not afraid to ask the tough questions. The Committee and Parliament would really miss her. He had spoken to her since she had announced her retirement and she had indicated that she would be ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 7 Jan 2020

    What amount of funding did his department contribute towards the March to Freedom exhibition in the City of Cape Town on 15 November 2019 and (b) how has he found did this fulfil the mandate of his department?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 2 Dec 2019

    What (a) further work has a certain legal firm (name furnished) done for the Competition Commission (i) in the (aa) 2017-18 and (bb) 2018-19 financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2019 and (b) was the nature and value of the work done?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 18 Nov 2019

    What (a) has been the basic salary of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Empowerment Fund in each of the past three financial years, (b) benefits has the CEO been entitled to and (c) bonus has been paid to the CEO in each financial year?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • WEDNESDAY, 4 DECEMBER 2019 4 Dec 2019

    Yes, Deputy Speaker.

  • WEDNESDAY, 4 DECEMBER 2019 4 Dec 2019

    Deputy Minister, the budget is facing serious budget cuts but the entities in the departments, in their salaries, are getting major budget increases.

    There is one particular CEO, the CEO of the National Empowerment Fund Ms Philisiwe Mthethwa, who earned

    R6 million in the last year, with a R2-million bonus ...

All Plenary Appearances