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

95% attendance rate

Attended 18 meetings out of 19

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

  • Department of Public Works & PMTE 2017/18 Annual Report, with AGSA input 9 Oct 2018

    Mr F Adams (ANC) commented that if there is too much movement at the top, it affects the junior staff members.
  • Expropriation Bill: withdrawal 28 Aug 2018

    Mr F Adams (ANC) proposed that the PC accept the proposal of the Chairperson. He also proposed that the report handed out to Members be withdrawn, because there was unanimous acceptance that there would be withdrawal, and not outright rejection.
  • Public Works Budget: Committee Report 8 May 2018

    Mr F Adams (ANC) proposed that the focus be on changes made during the last Committee meeting on the report.
  • Committee Report on DPW Budget 2 May 2018

    Mr F Adams (ANC) echoed Mr Ryder’s comments and stated the DPW should pay attention to service level agreements made with user departments. All departments had maintenance budgets but these were spent on other areas in expectation that the DPW would pick up the tab. When buildings started deteriorating ...
  • Department of Public Works Annual Performance Plan: Auditor General & DPME briefing 17 Apr 2018

    Mr F Adams (ANC) asked Ms Shea whether it was her opinion that instability caused by leadership changes at the PMTE had resulted in poor performance. His view was that PMTE showed signs of stabilising some time before the recent departures of top management, which had now plunged the entity ...

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