Mr Gregory Allen Grootboom

National Assembly

Gregory Allen Grootboom

About Gregory Allen Grootboom

Dr Gregory Allen Grootboom 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

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 15

2017 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 22

2016 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate

Attended 19 meetings out of 21

2015 committee attendance as mp

79% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 19

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 2017 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Pension - Government (Sanlam)

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Dept. of Education

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Private Practice None A

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Kimberley House
Mosselbay House
Mosselbay Stand
Kimberley House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Govt Pension - Sanlam

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Arts and Culture 18 May 2018

    What (a) measures will he put in place to ensure that issues of diversity are addressed in the (i) PACOFS council and (ii) PACOFS management, (b) consequence management strategies will be instituted against members of the (i) Performing Arts Centre of the Free State (PACOFS) who have brought PACOFS into ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Arts and Culture 18 May 2018

    What consequence management strategies will be instituted against members of the Performing Arts Centre of the Free State (PACOFS) who are allegedly guilty of incurring irregular expenditure?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Arts and Culture” 12 Dec 2017

    With reference to the R9 million that his department allocated to the nine provinces to encourage the implementation of the Africa Month and related projects, (a) what amount was allocated to each province and (b) how were the monies spent? NW4427E

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