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

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 4 meetings out of 4

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 18 meetings out of 18

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 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 ...
  • Questions asked to the MINISTER OF ARTS AND CULTURE 19 Nov 2018

    To ask the Minister of Arts and Culture: : (a) why has the cost to build the stone wall at the stone quarry on Robben Island increased so dramatically over the past three financial years, (b) what was the initial cost to build the stone wall and (c) what is 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