Mr Gordon Mackay

Formerly: National Assembly

Gordon Mackay

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About Gordon Mackay

Mr Mackay matriculated from the University of Liverpool. Before entering the political sphere, Mr Mackay worked with UNICEF. He is currently the DA's Shadow Minister for Energy.

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2018 committee attendance as mp

0% attendance rate (0 of 1 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate (18 of 22 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

74% attendance rate (14 of 19 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

75% attendance rate (12 of 16 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (16 of 16 )

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 G Mackay (DA) commented on the changing membership in the Committee and high turnover since he had started. He ...

Mr G Mackay (DA) expressed his disappointment with the presentation, since he had been “hyped up” about seeing the draft ...

Mr G Mackay (DA) expressed concern about the State Security Agency investigation, noting that nothing had been said about this ...

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.

Given that the National Energy Regulator of SA (NERSA) originally instructed Eskom to reveal its coal contracts and costs in ...

(1) What are the details of the (a) processes followed to appoint a certain person to a certain position (name ...

(a) On which date did Eskom approach her department to conduct environmental impact assessments for Duynefontein as the preferred site ...

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.

House Chair, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the DA:

That the House debates the role of ...

I call on the Minister to come clean on the extent to which the energy crisis is affecting the nation. The idea that Kusile and Medupi will mean a return ...

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.
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Observatory, Cape Town

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/-60 sq.m

Braamfontein, Johannesburg


/-67 sq.m

Craighall, Johannesburg

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Braamfontein, JHB

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Cape Town

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Braamfontein, JHB


Craighall, JHB