Ms Hildegard Sonja Boshoff

National Assembly

Hildegard Sonja Boshoff

About Hildegard Sonja Boshoff

Ms Boshoff is currently an MP in the National Assembly for the DA. She graduated from the University of South Africa with a degree in Public Administration and Management.

2018 committee attendance as mp

84% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 25

2017 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate

Attended 25 meetings out of 28

2016 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 19 meetings out of 22

2015 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 20

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 14

  • 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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Location Extent Description
Lydenburg Erf 600sq.m.; Dwelling 230sq.m. Residential

Committee appearances

  • Committee Reports 4 Dec 2018

    Ms H Boshoff (DA) reminded Members that she and the Chairperson had been at a school for the disabled, where the principal had not been quite sure of what was expected of her. They had requested the Department for the report on how they were going to assist her, but ...
  • Schools that Work; Early Grade Reading; 25 Year Review 27 Nov 2018

    Ms H Boshoff (DA) commended the Department for a nice presentation and the good work done. She then asked where was a report of the under-performing schools as it is also a concern to know what the factors were that influenced the underperformance so that the Committee and the Department ...
  • 2019 School Readiness; High Level Panel Recommendations Committee Report 20 Nov 2018

    Ms H Boshoff (DA) said that the issue of the overcrowding of classes also needed to be addressed. According to a report by Equal Education, in the Eastern Cape alone there were about 98 learners in a class on average. This was unfair to the learners and to the educators ...
  • Initial Teacher Education Programmes; Teacher Development 23 Oct 2018

    Ms H Boshoff (DA) said she was very happy to see the DBE, DHET, and SACE were producing so many teachers, but she was afraid that they were also just chasing figures. She asked that the entities provide a report to show what the teachers’ respective fields of expertise were ...
  • Basic Education BRRR; ELRC Collective Agreements; Current matters affecting – and of interest- to Basic Education Sector 17 Oct 2018

    Ms H Boshoff (DA) commended the ELRC on their work, and said it was the best presentation she had heard in a long time. SACE had said all SGB applications were treated the same way, but somewhere there was a gap. She asked the ELRC to give feedback on that ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Basic Education 14 Dec 2018

    (1)What number of mega farm schools (a) have been built in each province in the past three financial years and (b) are envisaged to be completed in the 2018-19 financial year; (2) what number of non-viable schools (a) have been closed in the past three financial years in each ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Basic Education 17 Oct 2018

    (1)Whether learners with severe to profound intellectual disabilities in each province have been included in the LURITS or EMIS as required by its agreement with the National Treasury and the Auditor-General of South Africa, as indicated on page 71 of the 2018-19 Annual Performance Plan of her department; (2 ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Basic Education 2 Oct 2018

    (1)What is the total number of schools for the (a) hearing impaired, (b) visually impaired and (c) learners with profound and severe intellectual disabilities that have been built in each province in the past five financial years; (2) (a) what is the total number of learners with disabilities that ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • BUSHBUCKRIDGE WATER PROTESTS (Member's Statement) 3 Mar 2015

    Deputy Speaker, the constant protest actions by residents of Bushbuckridge are a clear indication that the delivery of services, especially that of water, have reached breaking point.

    On Thursday, 25 February Lucas Lebyane, a 15-year-old boy, was fatally wounded and another was shot in the leg when protesters from Casteel ...

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 3 Mar 2015

    House Chairperson, 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 high incidence of food poisoning at schools in Limpopo, where students are fed through the National School Nutrition Programme, and further debates ...

All Plenary Appearances