Mr Gregory Allen Grootboom

Formerly: National Assembly and Northern Cape Provincial Legislature

Gregory Allen Grootboom

About Gregory Allen Grootboom

Dr Gregory Allen Grootboom, who retired from politics on the 11th of September 2019, was elected as an MP to the National Assembly for the DA in April 2009. He served on various portfolio committees within the DA in the Northern Cape. Dr Grootboom is the shadow Deputy Minister for Arts and Culture. He was the Shadow MEC for Education in the Northern Cape. He also served on the portfolio committees for Sport, Arts and Culture as well as Roads and Public Works. Prior to entering politics full time, Dr Grootbooom practiced as a psychologist where he was Managing Director of Kim Care Centre (Private Psychology Practice). He holds a PhD from the University of the Free State in South Africa. source: dancp.co.za

During 2006 he was a visiting scholar to the University of California in Los Angeles through the prestigious international Ford Scholarship. He has also published an ensemble of poetry and a second ensemble is currently in print. source: bookstore.xlibris.com

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 4 meetings out of 4

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 20

2017 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 22

2016 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 22

2015 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate

Attended 16 meetings out of 20

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

83% attendance rate

Attended 10 meetings out of 12

  • 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.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Dr Boezak French Cognac /-R650.00
Taiwan Cons General Whiskey /-R600.00
Fits received during study Taiwan Ornaments and Tour of Taiwan Value - Nominal
Traditional Healer Walking Stick Unknown
Zulu King Blanket Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Farm Land Farms - Claims not Yet Tower Water
Farm land Honoured by Government Eastern Cape - Joubertina

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Government - Education Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R134 29 Telkom Ordinary
R00 00 MTN Pulic

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Study Tour, Sharing of Best Practices Taiwanese Government

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
Hon John Steenhuizen Private Practice Psychologist Yes AE Life Management Services (Self-Private)

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
ICAS Costing not Yet Determined Employee Wellness

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Pension - Government (Sanlam) Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R133.80 29 MTN Group Ltd Public Shares
41 Eyethu Public shares
29 Telkom Public Shares

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
Mr J Steenhuisen Private Practice Yes Self

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 2000 sq.m (363 sq.m) Kimberley
House 550 sq.m (210 sq.m) Mosselbay
Stand 400 sq.m Mosselbay
House 750 sq.m ( 200 sq.m) Kimberley

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Dept. of Education Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company No Nominal Value
Telkom 29
MTN 39 +-R4 000
Eyethu +-R3 000

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
A None Private Practice

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
House Kimberley
House Mosselbay
Stand Mosselbay
House Kimberley

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R34.90 29 MTN Nominal
R41.00 79 Telkom Nominal
Sanlam Investment

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Kim Care Centre Psychology Practice [Deregistration process]
Clellau Communications [Deregistration process]
Pranal CC [Deregistration process]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
Erf Mosselbay
Erf Mosselbay
House Mosselbay
House Kimberley
House [JV] Kimberley

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Govt Pension - Sanlam Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature Nominal Value
29 Eyethu Ordinary
34 Telkom Ordinary
MTN Ordinary R5 000

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
KIM Care Centre Private practice [Dormant]
Clelland Communications [Dormant]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
Erf Mosselbay
House Mosselbay
House [joint venture with Dr AJ Malgas] Kimberley

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Arts and Culture 25 Feb 2019

    With reference to the tragedy of the devastation at culturally historical town Wupperthal by a fire recently, how will his department assist in rebuilding this cultural site?
  • Questions asked to the MINISTER OF ARTS AND CULTURE 19 Nov 2018

    (a). Why has the Chief Executive Officer of the Pan South African Language Board been on suspension for months and (b) on what date will the suspension (i) be lifted or (ii) the specified person be charged?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Arts and Culture 19 Nov 2018

    Whether, with reference to the implementation of the Generally Recognised Accounting Practice 103 project across the art and culture sector, his department has a record of all works of art in government buildings, especially in offices of Members of Executive Councils; if not, why not, if so, what are the ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Appropriation Bill 17 Jul 2014

    Good afternoon, hon Minister and Deputy Minister in her absence. I am proud to be able to stand here as a South African representing the rest of South Africa under the guise of the DA. Before I start with my speech, I want to honour artists like James Mathews, Richard ...

All Plenary Appearances