Hannah Shameema Winkler

National Assembly

Hannah Shameema Winkler

About Hannah Shameema Winkler

Ms Winkler became a Member of Parliament in 2019 and serves on the Portfolio Committee on Environment, Forestry and Fisheries. She has an Honours Degree in Politics. Learn more about her in this MP Corner interview.

2021 committee attendance as mp

78% attendance rate

Attended 7 meetings out of 9

2020 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 28 meetings out of 30

2019 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 21

Attendance Methodology

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.



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Committee appearances

  • Support provided by banking sector to tourism industry, especially SMMEs 1 Jun 2021

    Ms H Winkler (DA) wrote in the chat box that she had reception issues.
  • South African Tourism 2021/22 Annual Performance Plan 5 May 2021

    Ms H Winkler (DA) said that there was mention of quality control as one of the KPIs that was going to be implemented in the second quarter. ‘
  • Department of Tourism 2021/22 Annual Performance Plan 4 May 2021

    Ms H Winkler (DA) asked how climate change readiness and responsible tourism, including green tourism, is included in DoT programmes overall, and how does it inform its programmes? Has the Minister considered extending Temporary Employer Relief Scheme (TERS) for a further three months since domestic tourism is still very low, ...
  • South African Tourism Quarter 2 & 3 2020/21 performance 9 Mar 2021

    Ms H Winkler (DA) asked if SAT was it doing adequate marketing in the four countries where South Africa was rolling out the e-visas, so that those countries were aware of e-visas? How would South spread out the tourism offerings that it had, not only to the metros, but also ...
  • Department of Tourism 2020/21 Quarter 2 & 3 performance 2 Mar 2021

    Ms H Winkler (DA) thanked the presenters. With the EPWP projects, there were certain deployments around the country. Some employees were retained, and some were let go. She asked how many EPWP employees were retrained, and which projects these employees were engaged in, such as infrastructure projects, and others in ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Tourism 14 Jun 2021

    (a) Where is the Head Office of SA Tourism located, (b) what is the office’s (i) commercial grade and (ii) square meterage and (c) who owns the building in which the Tourism Head Office is located?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Tourism 14 Jun 2021

    (1)What (a)(i) specific projects are anticipated for the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) of her department known as the Social Responsibility Implementation Programme (SRIP) in the 2021-22 financial year and (ii) are their details in each case, (b) amount has been budgeted for each project, (c) number of persons are ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Tourism 8 Jun 2021

    (a) How is funding to community tourism organisations (CTOs) determined and (b) what (i) are the criteria that a CTO must meet to qualify for funding and (ii) is the consequence management plan for municipalities that fail to pay legislated funding to CTOs?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 25 Feb 2020

    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 how it intends to, as a matter of urgency, discuss the state of our river health in South Africa as ...

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 26 Nov 2019

    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 for Parliament to set a precedent and an example to South Africa and take proactive measures to prevent plastic pollution ...

All Plenary Appearances