Mr Farhat Essack

Formerly: National Assembly and National Council of Provinces

Farhat Essack

About Farhat Essack

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2024 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (8 of 8 )

2023 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate (25 of 26 )

2022 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate (14 of 15 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate (18 of 19 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate (47 of 51 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

69% attendance rate (48 of 70 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate (39 of 51 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate (38 of 40 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

83% attendance rate (19 of 23 )

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

Mr F Essack (DA) referred to the Committee’s meeting with the DG at the Taj Hotel in 2023. This meeting ...

Mr F Essack (DA) was grateful for the detailed legacy report. He noted the letter received from Denel about its ...

Mr F Essack (DA) said that many of the questions that came up, including some that he had, were supposed ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

What total amounts have been paid out in bonuses to the (a) Chief Executive Officer, (b) Chief Operations Officer and ...

What are the full details of the Government’s plan with regard to the operation of the SA Airways in the ...

What total kilometres of Transnet Freight Rail (a) railway tracks have fallen into disuse since 27 April 1994 and (b) ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

The nice thing is that she sits next to honourable ... [Inaudible.]

Deputy Chairperson, no, with due respect, I miss hon Motara so much. I confuse her. Is she from the Free State or Gauteng?

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract Name of State Entity

Nothing to disclose

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

FE Baker Property Investment PTY LTD

Property Rentals

Source Description Value

Nothing to disclose

Extent of the Property Location-Area Description of Property

Nothing to disclose

Source Public/Private

Liberty Life

Private

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

Nothing to disclose

Sponsor Description of Journey

Nothing to disclose

Source Description of Benefit

Nothing to disclose

Source of Sponsorship Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

Nothing to disclose

Name of Employer Type of Business

Nothing to disclose

Type of Business Activity Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation

Property and Investment

R650 000

FE Baker Prop, Baker Motors

Trustee/Beneficiary Details of benefits derived Registration Number Name of Trust

Trustee

0

IT 11762/96(T)

Farhat Essack Family Trust

Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract Name of State Entity

Nothing to disclose

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

FE Baker Property Investment PTY LTD

Property Rentals

Source Description Value

Nothing to disclose

Extent of the Property Location-Area Description of Property

Nothing to disclose

Source Public/Private

Liberty Life

Private

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

Nothing to disclose

Sponsor Description of Journey

Nothing to disclose

Source Description of Benefit

Nothing to disclose

Source of Sponsorship Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

Nothing to disclose

Name of Employer Type of Business

Nothing to disclose

Type of Business Activity Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation

Property and Investment

R650 000

FE Baker Prop, Baker Motors

Trustee/Beneficiary Details of benefits derived Registration Number Name of Trust

Trustee

0

IT 11762/96(T)

Farhat Essack Family Trust

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None

Trustee

F Essack Family Trust

IT 11762/96

None

Trustee

A A Essack Will Trust

2214/92

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R15 000

50

Lavana Investments

Ordinary

Description Extent Location

Erf 2246

1192m2

Lydenburg

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

Mr John Steenhuisen

Property Investment Company

Yes

F E Baker Prop CC

Mr John Steenhuisen

Administration Company Yes

Baker Motors CC

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Corpolo 2102 (Pty)Ltd

Property Investments

Baker Property (Pty)Ltd

Property Investments

Tornel Development CC

Property Investments

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None

Trustee

AA Essack Will Trust

IT 2214/92

R320 000

Minor Children

F Essack Family Trust

IT 11762/96

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R15000

50

Lavana Investments

Ordinary

Description Extent Location

Erf 2246

1192sq.m

Lydenburg

Name of Whip Type of Business Employer

Mr J Steenhuisen

Property Investments Co. Yes

FE Baker Prop CC

Mr J Steenhuisen

Administration Comapny Yes

Baker Motors CC

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Corpclo 2102 PTY(Ltd)

Property Investments

Baker Prop. (Pty)Ltd

Property Investments

Tornel Developments CC

Property Investments

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R343 260

9 200

Old Mutual

Ordinary

R15 000

50

Lavana Investments

Ordinary

R19 110

62

Sasol

BEE Inzalo

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None

Trustee

F Essack Family Trust

IT 11762/96

None

Trustee

AA Essack Will Trust

2214/92

Name of Whip Type of Business Employer

C labuschagne

Property Investment Co. Yes

FE Baker Prop. CC

Description Extent Location

Erf 2246

1 192sq.m.

Lydenbeurg

Erf 3317

1 798sq.m.

Lydenburg

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None

Trustee

F Esssck Trust

IT11762/96

None

Trustee

AA Essack Will Trust

2214/92

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R341 320

9 200

Old Mutual

Ordinary

R15 000

50

Lavana Inv. (Pty) Ltd

Ordinary

R5 556

62

Sasol

BEE Inzalo

Description Extent Location

Erf 2246

1 192sq.m.

Lydenburg

Erf 3317

1 798sq.m.

Lydenburg

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

C Labuschagne

Property Investment

Yes

FE Baker Prop CC

C Labuschagne

Investment Company Yes

Baker Motors CC

Directorship/Partnership

Tornel Development (Pty) Ltd [Director - no remuneration]]

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R341 320

9 200

Old Mutual

Ordinary

R15 000

50

Lavana Inv. (Pty) Ltd

Ordinary

R5 556

62

Sasol Inzalo

BEE

Description Extent Location

Erf 2246

1 192sq.m.

Lydenburg

Erf 3317

1 798sq.m.

Lydenburg

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

Not Supplied

Property Investment

No

F E Baker prop. CC

Not Supplied

Investment Company

No

Baker Motors CC

Name Value Activity

Baker Motors

R100 000

Investments

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Baker Properties

Private Co.

Corplo 2102

CC

Corplo 2102

Private Co.