Mr Gregory Allen Grootboom

Northern Cape Provincial Legislature

Formerly: 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 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

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Government - Education

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
Taiwanese Government Study Tour, Sharing of Best Practices

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

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

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Employee Wellness Costing not Yet Determined ICAS

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