Dennis Richard Ryder

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...

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

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  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]


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


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

Committee appearances

  • High Level Panel recommendations: Public Works response; Committee Report on Gauteng oversight 27 Nov 2018

    Mr D Ryder (DA) said it was nice to have the panel report that addressed key legislation on the imbalances of the past. In the past, the DPW had not given enough inputs concerning legislation to enable change. It was good to know that the DPW had listened to his ...
  • Immovable Asset Register move to ARCHIBUS 20 Nov 2018

    Mr D Ryder (DA) said the concern of the Committee was around Excel and the migration of information to ARCHIBUS in terms of the Department’s end reports, and he wondered if that would be acceptable to the Auditor-General (AG). Excel was easily manipulated and misunderstood, and he doubted if ...
  • Public Works Committee Legacy Report 14 Nov 2018

    Regarding the mandate and method of oversight, he referred to the previous comment of Mr D Ryder (DA) that the nature/method of their oversight work as a Committee would have to change. He acknowledged that this had not been adequately covered in the report, and requested that inputs by ...
  • Police stations: Public Works facilities management 13 Nov 2018

    Co-Chairperson Mmemezi said that he would just say a few things before the three Members spoke. When chairing a meeting, there was a duty to ensure that the meeting was moving in a fair manner to both participants -- that was the police and the Department of Public Works. The DG ...
  • Independent Development Trust (IDT) restructuring 6 Nov 2018

    Mr D Ryder (DA) said that the document provided did not accomplish what it aimed to do, which was a briefing on the IDT restructuring process. He referred to previous Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report (BRRR) meetings, and echoed a question that had been raised – what was the IDT’s ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works 20 Dec 2018

    (1) What number of (a) Custodian Immovable Asset Management plans were submitted to the National Treasury in the 2017-18 financial year and (b)(i) buildings and (ii) land parcels are covered by the plans; (2) what number of (a) User Immovable Asset Management plans were submitted to his department in ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works 20 Dec 2018

    Which construction projects completed by the (a) Property Management Trading Entity and (b) Independent Development Trust (i) in each of the past three financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2018 are yet to be handed over to the user departments?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works 20 Dec 2018

    (1)With regard to Acacia Park, Pelican Park and Laboria Parliamentary Villages, (a) what are the criteria used for qualifying and being allocated a housing unit in each village and (b) what number of housing units are (i) available, (ii) currently occupied by Members of Parliament, (iii) occupied by bona ...

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Plenary appearances

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