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

2020 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate

Attended 40 meetings out of 49

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 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

  • National Treasury & PIC on Mpati Commission of Inquiry Report 25 Nov 2020

    Dr D George (DA) agreed with Mr Hill-Lewis that the meeting should continue, arguing that a meeting with the PIC was a rare occurrence. He noted that, in his 12 years on the Committee, the absence of the political authority had not stopped entities from making submissions to the Committee.
  • SARB Amendment Bill: public hearings 18 Nov 2020

    Dr D George (DA) asked the ANCYL Crisis Committee whether it was speaking on behalf of the ANC or the ANCYL only. He stated that he was aware that the Bill was unconstitutional due to the lack of provision of compensation for shareholders. He asked the ANCYLCC if it would ...
  • Auditing Profession Amendment Bill: Voting & Committee Report 17 Nov 2020

    Mr D George (DA) stated that the Democratic Alliance reserves their right on the report.
  • TLAB, TALAB and Rates Bills: voting and Committee Reports 11 Nov 2020

    Dr D George (DA) stated that the DA reserves its position on the Bill.
  • 2020 MTBPS: Committee Report 10 Nov 2020

    Dr D George (DA) remarked on paragraph 8.3. He stated that the DA is of the view that Operation Vulindlela should include the facilitation of entrepreneurial activity. It presently does not, and so the DA does not believe that it will be effective. He also commented on paragraph 8 ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 19 Nov 2020

    (1)With reference to his statement in his Budget Speech on 26 February 2020 that provisional allocations will only be confirmed once certain requirements have been met, and considering the fact that SA Airways (SAA) has now been allocated its initial provisional allocation of R6,5 billion in the 2020 ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 15 Sep 2020

    With regard to the assets of deregistered pension funds, what (a) total amount of unclaimed benefit funds is held, (b) steps are being taken to trace and pay beneficiaries and (c) total number of beneficiaries have been traced and paid since January 2017?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 24 Aug 2020

    Whether, with regard to regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act, Act 24 of 1956, investment infrastructure will be listed as an asset class; if not, why not; if so, (a) what limit will be imposed and (b) will investment in this asset class be prescribed?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

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