Mr Freddie Adams

National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces

Freddie Adams

About Freddie Adams

Mr Adams has been an MP since 2002 and has served on the Select Committee on Economic Development, Select Committee on Trade and International Relations, and the Select Committee on Petitions and Members Legislative Proposals.

2018 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 25 meetings out of 27

2017 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 23

2016 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 26 meetings out of 26

2015 committee attendance as mp

71% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 28

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

86% attendance rate

Attended 18 meetings out of 21

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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.



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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]


Value Description Source
/-R4500 Hotel Accommodation C.S.A
/-R 1000 Cricket Tickets C.S.A

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]


Value Description Source
+-R200 Cricket tickets C.S.A

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]


Value Description Source
R700 Jazz Tickets Engen

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]


Value Description Source
R300 World Cup Soccer ticket Rio tinto
R300 Soccer World Cup ticket Engen

Committee appearances

  • Public Works Committee Legacy Report 14 Nov 2018

    Mr F Adams (ANC) said that the Expropriation Bill had undergone a series of name changes and extensive public hearings had taken place.
  • Police stations: Public Works facilities management 13 Nov 2018

    Mr F Adams (ANC) said that he did not second the motion because if the DPW, like all other departments, was subject to Treasury, then Treasury should also be present at the meeting to explain where the money was coming from. In their constituencies, when the Members go to visit ...
  • Independent Development Trust (IDT) restructuring 6 Nov 2018

    The Chairperson who had been appointed after the previous incumbent had been dismissed, had a monthly retainer of R54, 000. After his reappointment, he became increasingly concerned with the high level of corruption within the IDT board. None of the remedial actions recommended in the forensic report were implemented and ...
  • Committee Report on Germany Study Tour 30 Oct 2018

    Mr F Adams (ANC) objected, and pointed out that the word ‘touring’ alone could present a false image to the members of the public, because they would have reason to believe that state funds were being misused for the leisure of the Parliamentarians. Instead, it should be labelled as ‘study ...
  • Committee Report on Eastern Cape oversight 23 Oct 2018

    Mr F Adams (ANC) proposed a suggestion for the Committee to send a condolence gift to Dr Q Madlopha (ANC) who was absent from the meeting due to illness.

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 7 Mar 2014

    (1) To what extent has the trade between South Africa and China as a result of their strong bilateral relations grown since 2012; (2) to what extent has the participation of Chinese companies in the various sectors in South Africa such as renewable energy, mining, banking, manufacturing, rail infrastructure and ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 22 Feb 2013

    Whether, with regard to the widening of South Africa’s trade deficit level in several years, the economic diplomacy training given to South African diplomats and mission staff and the existence of several international bilateral trade agreements have (a) yielded any growth in bilateral trade between South Africa and its ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 14 Sep 2012

    (1) Whether the Government has taken a policy position requiring Israeli goods from Jewish settlements in the West Bank to be labelled as originating from the occupied Palestinian territory; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (2) whether there have been any bilateral engagements between South ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • SUCCESSFUL 103RD ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION (Member's Statement) 24 Feb 2015

    The ANC hosted a successful celebratory event befitting a 103-year-old organisation and the biggest liberation movement on the continent.

    The ANC would like to acknowledge the role played by all levels of the organisation, our leagues and alliance structures that touched every corner of this province in communicating the importance ...

  • Appropriation Bill (Policy Debate) 17 May 2012

    Hon Chairperson, hon Minister Patel and hon Minister Davies, hon Deputy Minister Thandi Tobias-Pokolo and hon Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe, hon members, Director-General Lionel October, Acting Director- General Mowzer, staff of the Ministry and distinguished guests in the gallery, in dealing with the Budget Vote on Economic Development we are ...

All Plenary Appearances