Dennis Richard Ryder

National Council of Provinces

Formerly: National Assembly

Dennis Richard Ryder

About Dennis Richard Ryder

What is your political background? I was a mini mayor of Bedfordview in 1993. I have always been on committees and assisting in elections. I was then elected as a councillor in 2011 in Midvaal Local Municipality. More...

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 25 meetings out of 25

2020 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 92 meetings out of 99

2019 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate

Attended 44 meetings out of 47

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 28 meetings out of 28

2017 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 11 meetings out of 13

Attendance Methodology

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Rohan Farms CC Dormant
Ryder Foods CC Winding Down/Dormant

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 1.8 hectares with improvements jointly owned with spouse Walkerville, Gauteng

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
Nil 100% Ryder Foods CC Dormant
Nil 50% Rohan Farms CC Dormant

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Small Holding /-1.8 Hectares Midvaal, Gauteng

Committee appearances

  • Extension of SANDF in Mozambique Channel; Committee Programme & Strategic Plan 6 May 2021

    Mr D Ryder (DA, Gauteng) reminded the Committee about the discussion they had a couple of months ago about the fishing rights criminality happening further down the southern coast. The point was made that that area does not necessarily fall within the ambit of the Navy. With the fairly broad ...
  • North–West Oversight Visit 14 to 19 March 2021 & way forward 30 Mar 2021

    Mr D Ryder (DA, Gauteng) noted there is work to be done in their constituencies over the next couple of months. He supported the Chairperson’s recommendation that they take a pause in the second half of April to allow Members to focus on their individual constituencies.
  • Joint Strategic Planning Workshop 23 Mar 2021

    Mr D Ryder (DA, Gauteng) said that the circulation of the strategic plan document the day before is not fair. He agreed with Mr Du Toit that more time for interrogation is needed. He added that the inputs in the APP make the Committee very reactive instead of proactive. For ...
  • SANDF deployment; with Minister 18 Mar 2021

    Mr D Ryder (DA) asked if South Africa felt that the reduced numbers are still sufficient for the optimal functioning for the people out there. Are we saying a reduction in the ratio in command and support in the Force Intervention Brigade? This is to know if we still have ...
  • 2021 Division of Revenue Bill: FFC & Parliamentary Budget Office briefing 17 Mar 2021

    Mr D Ryder (DA, Gauteng) commented on the local government divisional revenues, especially after seeing there was not much movement away from the 9% share of local government in total allocations [over the MTEF, from 2021/2 to 2023/4]. With the allocation staying pretty much where it is, appreciating the fact ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works 18 Apr 2019

    (1) What number of heads of departments of his department completed performance assessments in the (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18 financial years? (2) What are the reasons for any heads of departments not completing performance assessments in each specified financial year?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works 18 Apr 2019

    (1) What number of heads of departments of his department completed performance assessments in the (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18 financial years? (2) What are the reasons for any heads of departments not completing performance assessments in each specified financial year?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works 18 Apr 2019

    (1) (a) What are the details of the inter-departmental forum set up to manage the disposal of the Government’s immovable assets in foreign territories, (b) what is the (i) name and (ii) professional designation of each member of the forum and (c) why has each member been appointed to serve ...

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Plenary appearances

  • FRIDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2019 6 Dec 2019

    Deputy Chairperson, I have two points of personal

    clarity I would like to make. Number one: my question of "How do you sleep at night?" was not directed at the Minister but at the Treasury department. So, I just want to place that on record.

    Number two - on my ...

  • FRIDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2019 6 Dec 2019

    Thank you Deputy Chairperson, when we said we wanted to see more members of the ruling party in orange, we meant overalls but not necessarily what you are wearing today. [Applause.]

    Deputy Chairperson, a budget is drawn up to give effect the promises that government has made to its people. ...

All Plenary Appearances