Ms Hannah Shameema Winkler

Member of the National Assembly

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Hannah Shameema Winkler

About Hannah Shameema Winkler

Ms Winkler became a Member of Parliament in 2019 and served in the Portfolio Committee on Environment, Forestry and Fisheries. She now serves in the Portfolio Committee on Tourism.

She has an Honours Degree in Politics. Learn more about her in this MP Corner interview.

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2021 committee attendance as mp

70% attendance rate (7 of 10 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate (28 of 30 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate (20 of 21 )

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.

Ms H Winkler (DA) said she did not see any recommendations that had been made in the year on the ...

Ms H Winkler (DA) questioned the xenophobic undertone that employment in the tourism sector seemed to be skewed towards foreigners. ...

Ms H Winkler (DA) indicated that report should be submitted to the Committee for the perusal of the Members to ...

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.

What is the time frame for finalisation of the White Paper on Tourism policy review process?

What (a) is the allocated budget for the Tourism Chefpreneur Programme, (b) number of applicants can the programme accommodate, (c) ...

(1)Whether he has been informed that the University of Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal is deducting monthly payments from the food allowance ...

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

That the House -

1) debates ...

Hon 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 need ...

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.
Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity


Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body


Value Description Source

Wooden Coasters


2 x Isimangaliso Shirts


Kirstenbosch Day Pass


Kirstenbosch Eco-Friendly Shopping Bag


Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property


Public/Private Source


Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value


Description of Journey Sponsor

COP 25


Description of Benefit Source


Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship


Type of Business Name of Employer


Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity


Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number Details of all benefits derived