Mr Dennis Richard Ryder

Member of the National Council of Provinces

Formerly: National Assembly

Dennis Richard Ryder

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About Dennis Richard Ryder

He started his political career by being elected the mini mayor of Bedfordview in 1983. He joined the Democratic Alliance (DA) and was elected as a councillor of the Midvaal Local Municipality in 2011.

Ryder became a Member of Parliament in July 2017, as he was sworn in as a Member of the National Assembly. Following the May 2019 general election, he was elected to the National Council of Provinces, as one of six permanent delegates from Gauteng.

Read more about Mr Ryder in this blog feature.

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2024 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate (32 of 36 )

2023 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate (63 of 71 )

2022 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate (84 of 86 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate (75 of 78 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate (92 of 99 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate (44 of 47 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (28 of 28 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate (11 of 13 )

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.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

Mr D Ryder (DA, Gauteng) indicated that the DA supported the Bill.

Mr D Ryder (DA, Gauteng) asked SALGA about the legacy debt that was owed by the municipalities to ESKOM and ...

Mr D Ryder (DA, Gauteng) had a couple of concerns. He noted that nothing prevented the Committee from having the ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

(1) (a) What are the details of the inter-departmental forum set up to manage the disposal of the Government’s immovable ...

(1) What number of heads of departments of his department completed performance assessments in the (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and ...

(1) What number of heads of departments of his department completed performance assessments in the (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Hon Chairperson, please allow me to congratulate the committee on the work done on the three Bills, particularly on the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill where Hon Carrim said, we managed ...

Chair, this is an incredibly important debate. The Ministers attending today [Inaudible.] Welcome Minister, thank you for coming. He hasn't come in the past when we were having this debate. ...

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract Name of State Entity

Nothing to disclose

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Ryder Foods CC

Dormant - Catering business

Rohan Farms CC

Dormant - Small scale Farming

Source Description Value

Greg Mills/Brenthurst Foundation

Book

R380

Midvaal Local Municipality

Book pen and bag

R1500

Extent of the Property Location-Area Description of Property

1.7Ha

Blignautsrus AH,Walkerville, Gauteng

Smallholding

Source Public/Private

Nothing to disclose

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

Nothing to disclose

Sponsor Description of Journey

Nothing to disclose

Source Description of Benefit

Nothing to disclose

Source of Sponsorship Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

Nothing to disclose

Name of Employer Type of Business

Nothing to disclose

Type of Business Activity Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation

Nothing to disclose

Trustee/Beneficiary Details of benefits derived Registration Number Name of Trust

Trustee

Nil

IT743/12 (T)

Phinda Futhi Trust

Period of Contract Value of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity

Nil

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

Dormant/Deregistered

Rohan Farms CC

Dormant/Deregistered

Ryder Foods CC

Source Description Value

Nil

Extent of the Property Location – Area Description of Property

1.8Ha

Walkerville, Gauteng

Smallholding

Source Public/Private

Parliamentary Pension

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

Nil

Sponsor Description of Journey

Nil

Source Description of Benefit

Nil

Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship Extent

Nil

Name of Employer Type of Business

Nil

Type of Business Activity Name of Organisation Value of any Benefits derived

Nil

Registration Number Trustee/Beneficiary Name of Trust Details of all benefits derived

IT743/12 (T)

Trustee

Phinda Futhi Trust

Nil

Name of State Entity Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract

Nil

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Nil

Source Description Value

Department of Defence

Pen and document folder

R500

Ivan Parks

2nd hand Military books

R300

Bookstorm / Russell Clarke

Books: 101 Water Wise Ways

R125

Wise about waste

R190

Extent of the Property Location – Area Description of Property

Approx 1.78Ha

Blignautsrus

Smallholding

Source Public/Private

Parliamentary Pension Fund

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

0

100

Ryder Foods CC

Dormant

0

50

Rohan Farms CC

Dormant

Sponsor Description of Journey

Nil

Source Description of Benefit

Nil

Source of Sponsorship Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Extent

Nil

Name of Employer Type of Business

Nil

Type of Business Activity Name of Organisation Value of any Benefits derived

Nil

Details of all benefits derived Registration Number Trustee/Beneficiary Name of Trust

Nil

IT743/12 (T)

Trustee

Phinda Futhi Trust

Nil

Unknown

Trustee

Yellowwood School Trust

ASHOR NICK

DEMOCRATIC ALLIANCE

SARUPEN

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

Nil

100

Ryder Foods cc

Dormant

Nil

50

Rohan Farms cc

Dormant

Details of all benefits derived Registration Number Trustee/Beneficiary Name of Trust

Nil

IT 743/12

Trustee

Phinda Futhi

Source Description Value

DA Caucus – Sedibeng

Various books

±R1 500.00

Phillip Gomes

Bathroom fittings

±R2 000.00

Extent of the Property Location – Area Description of Property

±1 800m²

Walilerville, Gauteng

77 Blignautsrus AH

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Rohan Farms CC

Dormant

Ryder Foods CC

Winding Down/Dormant

Description Extent Location

House

1.8 hectares with improvements jointly owned with spouse

Walkerville, Gauteng

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

Nil

100%

Ryder Foods CC

Dormant

Nil

50%

Rohan Farms CC

Dormant

Description Extent Location

Small Holding

/-1.8 Hectares

Midvaal, Gauteng