Mr Denis Joseph

National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces and Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Denis Joseph

About Denis Joseph

Mr Joseph is the former Deputy Chief Whip of the Democratic Alliance in the Western Cape Provincial Legislature.

He was also a Member of the Rules, Public Accounts and Finance Committees.

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 2

2020 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 58 meetings out of 61

2019 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate

Attended 46 meetings out of 49

2018 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 28 meetings out of 30

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 1 meeting out of 1

Attendance Methodology

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.



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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]


Description Extent Location
House 529sq.m. Cape Town

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]


Description Extent Location
Residential House 29sq.m. Cape Town

Committee appearances

  • DSAC 2020/21 Quarter 2 Performance; Merger of two departments 16 Mar 2021

    Mr D Joseph (DA) [first question inaudible due to loss of internet connection]. He supported the question raised on the return of spectators at sporting events.
  • Caster Semenya case, appeal & way forward; DSAC on Covid 19 Relief fund 9 Mar 2021

    Mr D Joseph (DA) found it fitting to hear high quality reports from the stakeholders on this issue in Human Rights Month, going into Human Rights Day, and having just celebrated Women’s Day. He asked the Deputy Minister and the DSAC if the Members could receive a copy of the ...
  • Basketball South Africa 2019/20 Annual Report 2 Mar 2021

    Mr D Joseph (DA) (Alt) noted Basketball SA became dysfunctional and he wanted to know if the federation is still under administration. Mr Mthiyane mentioned board members getting paid. From where did the funds come and can the financial report and the annual report on the events that were conducted ...
  • SASCOC & Athletics South Africa on preparations and readiness for 2021 Olympic Games 23 Feb 2021

    Mr D Joseph (DA) asked what programmes were in place to generate interest in SA for the Olympic Games. He supported the comments of other Members of the Committee on the development of sports among disadvantaged groups. As athletes arriving in Tokyo would have to isolate for two weeks, what ...
  • DSAC BRRR; First Term Committee Programme 2 Feb 2021

    Mr D Joseph (DA) commented on the statement about the merging of the departments, and said that between now and April, this Committee had to report on the action plan and the timelines on when the merging, structure, new budget, staff placements, etc. would be done. These were some of ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs 26 Mar 2021

    Whether the Government has responded to the memorandum with demands received from the Khoisan group that has been camping at the Union Buildings for two years; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details of the memorandum as well as the response thereto?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 24 Feb 2021

    Whether a feasibility study was done on zero-based budgeting; if not, why not; if so, what (a) were the findings and recommendations in this regard and (b)(i) are the terms and references and (ii) time frames for identified departments that will participate in the pilot project?
  • Questions asked to the Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs 9 Sep 2020

    By what date will her department start the process of introducing amending legislation in Parliament to Chapter 12 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, including subsections (a) (211) (1) and (b) (212)(1) in light of the fact that the President, Mr M C Ramaphosa, signed the ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • DIVISION OF REVENUE AMENDMENT BILL (Second Reading debate) 20 Nov 2019

    Hon House Chair, the DA supports the report of the Standing Committee on Appropriations; however, the DA does not support the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill. The DA welcomes the presentations made by interest groups outside of Parliament and wishes to thank our stakeholders working within government structures.

    The Division ...

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 24 Oct 2019

    House Chairperson, I hereby give notice that, on the next sitting day of the House, I shall move on behalf of the DA that the House debates the concept of traditional leaders and Khoisan reflecting on their role in a democratic South Africa. Thank you.

All Plenary Appearances