Dr Dion George

National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces

Dion George

About Dion George

Dr George attended Wits University. After completing his undergraduate degree and compulsory national service, he entered the financial services industry where he built his career. During this time he was also a community activist - this later prompted his political career. He further acquired a BA (Hons), MBA (Wits) and DBL (Economics) degrees and an Advanced Certificate in Municipal Governance. His MBA research report received the Investec Securities Prize for the Best Research in the field of investments. He joined the Democratic Party in 1995 and, in 2005, was elected chairman of the DA branch in Sandown, Sandton. Read more here

2021 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 25 meetings out of 27

2020 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate

Attended 43 meetings out of 52

2019 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate

Attended 31 meetings out of 41

2018 committee attendance as mp

43% attendance rate

Attended 3 meetings out of 7

2015 committee attendance as mp

48% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 29

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

67% attendance rate

Attended 18 meetings out of 27

Attendance Methodology

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2019 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Private Stanley Gibson
Private Alexander Forbes

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Type of Business Name of Employer
Financial Services Fiscal Private Client Services

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property
Sectional Title Apartment Sea Point 137m²
Sectional Title Town House Table View 60m²

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

BENEFITS

Source Description
Alexander Forbes Living annuity

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sea Point
Sectional title 55sq.m. Tableview

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sandhurst
Sectional Title 129sq.m. Sea Point
Sectional title 55sq.m. Tableview

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional title 55sq.m. Tableview
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sandhurst
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sea Point

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional title 55sq.m. Tableview
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sandhurst
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sea Point

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional Title 129sq.m. Sandhurst
Sectional Title 129sq.m. Sea Point
Sectional Title 55sq.m. Table View

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional Title 119 sq.m. Sandhurst
Sectional title 117 sq.m. Sea Point
Sectional Title 55 sq.m. Table View

Committee appearances

  • 2021 Draft Tax Bills & Rates Bill: public hearings 31 Aug 2021

    Dr D George (DA) referred to the submissions by SAICA, SA Tax Consulting and PWC about people who wished to relocate elsewhere in the world. He urged both SARS and National Treasury to think very carefully about what the tax Bills were intended to do because it had created confusion ...
  • Fiscal Responsibility Bill: discussion 25 Aug 2021

    Dr D George (DA) said that he was confused about Treasury’s input. Mr Hill-Lewis had been very clear. As he had said, there seemed to be consensus that there was a threat of a sovereign debt crisis, and that fiscal responsibility was called for. Everybody seemed to agree on that. ...
  • Pension Funds Amendment Bill: briefing on public submissions & discussion 24 Aug 2021

    Dr D George (DA) said there has been confusion around pension fund reform. It is a complex issue that has been discussed over a long time. The Department of Social Development (DSD) has published a
  • Financial Sector Laws Amendment Bill: deliberations 2 Jun 2021

    Dr D George (DA) said the report should note that there needs to be effective oversight over the Corporation for Deposit Insurance (CoDI) and the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF).
  • Fiscal Responsibility Bill: public hearings 1 Jun 2021

    Dr D George (DA) said a Bill of this nature was vital for the development of South Africa. He understood the technical arguments put forward by Treasury. The difficulty was, South Africa was unlike the other countries mentioned in the presentation.

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Transport 13 Sep 2021

    Whether, with reference to the approval by the City of Ekurhuleni Municipal Council of item: A-TP (01-2021) in its virtual sitting on 28 January 2021, which sought to pay interim compensation to the Ekurhuleni taxi industry for the operation of phase 1 of the Integrated Rapid Public Transport Network project, ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 6 Jul 2021

    With respect to the first strategic risk listed under the Internal Environment Analysis on page 11 of the latest Annual Performance Plan of the Accounting Standards Board, (a) what are the reasons for the systemic delays in the determination of the implementation date of Standards of Generally Recognised Accounting Practice ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 6 Jul 2021

    Whether any funds have been made available for the Local Government Elections that will take place on 27 October 2021; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

All Plenary Appearances