Ms Haseena Ismail

Member of the National Assembly

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About Haseena Ismail

In 2013, Ms Ismail was appointed to the Ekurhuleni city council as a proportional representation (PR) councillor. Prior to the 2016 municipal elections, Ms Ismail was chosen as the DA's candidate for ward 29 in Ekurhuleni, an area that includes Actonville. She won the election with 43.9% of the vote. In 2019 she became a Member of Parliament. Ms Ismail is currently head of the Benoni Constituency in Ekurhuleni.

Ms Ismail has been appointed as the Shadow Deputy Minister of Tourism as of April 2023.

Read her MP Corner interview here

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2023 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate (11 of 13 )

2022 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate (43 of 44 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate (61 of 62 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate (19 of 23 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (1 of 1 )

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 Ismail (DA) asked if the Department was working with TVET colleges on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to ...

Ms H Ismail (DA) asked if the pre-payments made were in line with National Treasury regulations. She wanted to know ...

Ms H Ismail (DA) asked what strategic steps would be taken to address targets not achieved and what kind of ...

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.

(1)With reference to the incomplete Vlakfontein site that is part of efforts by Rand Water to augment its water storage, ...

Whether her department has put measures in place to enhance fiscal responsibility to prevent underspending of its budget, as was ...

Whether her department has undertaken a comprehensive assessment to determine the extent of the impact of the ongoing electricity blackouts ...

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 move without notice:

That the House-

1) notes that Ms Charlize Theron won the Hollywood Career Achievement Award at the 23rd Annual Hollywood Film Awards held in ...

Chair, I move without notice:

That the House-

1) notes that the crime situation in Actonville in the City of Ekurhuleni has reached dire levels;

2) further notes that businesses ...

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.
Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Unit Trust

Sanlam Global Investment


R16 902,06

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

Time Share

Durban Spa

Value Description Source


File, pen, cap and memory stick

RTMC,ATNS as per oversight visit 26-30 August 2019

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Residential House (Personal)