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

100% attendance rate

Attended 7 meetings out of 7

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 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 Budget: Minister of Finance & Treasury 25 Feb 2021

    Dr D George (DA) stated that the GDP projections seemed unrealistic and therefore significantly distorted the budget projections. The economy cannot grow if entrepreneurs could not thrive, and were not encouraged to do so. He referred to section 12(j) of the Income Tax Act, which was falling away. This was ...
  • National Treasury BRRR 16 Feb 2021

    Dr D George (DA) suggested that the wording in section 12.7 should be stronger. He proposed the replacement of the word “regrettable” with “it is unacceptable and action should be taken”.
  • Briefing by Solidarity Fund 1 Dec 2020

    Dr D George (DA) thanked the Solidarity Fund for what it has done for South Africa during the pandemic. He asked for the reason for the change in CEO. He pointed out that the first CEO was
  • 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 ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 19 Feb 2021

    Whether, with reference to a certain news report (details furnished) on alleged money-laundering activities committed by Mr Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary, the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) flagged any suspicious financial transactions directly related to Mr Bushiri and his wife; if not, who was the authority that flagged the ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 19 Feb 2021

    With reference to the 2019-20 Annual Report of the Financial Intelligence Centre what are the reasons that there were numerous internal control deficiencies identified by the Auditor-General?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 19 Feb 2021

    With reference to the 2019-20 Annual Report of the Financial Intelligence Centre, what were the reasons (a) for the internal delays in processing payments that caused the Financial Intelligence Centre not to meet its obligation to pay invoices within 30 days and (b) that one verbal warning and five written ...

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Plenary appearances

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