Mr Dennis Richard Ryder

National Council of Provinces

Formerly: National Assembly

Dennis Richard Ryder

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.

2021 committee attendance as mp

97% attendance rate

Attended 38 meetings out of 39

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

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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