Mr James Robert Bourne Lorimer

National Assembly

James Robert Bourne Lorimer

About James Robert Bourne Lorimer

Mr Lorimer was born in Johannesburg in 1962. He completed a BA degree at the University of the Witswatersrand and worked as a freelance journalist whilst studying. He worked as a news anchor on radio 702 in 1994 and started Network Radio Services in the same year, executing duties as its Chief Executive Officer. He became involved in politics in 2003 after being appointed as Tony Leon’s Media Director. He was subsequently promoted to the national media team fulfilling the role of Media and Research Director for the DA caucus in the Gauteng Legislature. James is currently appointed as the DA’s Shadow Minister of Mineral Resources. Source: DA (http://www.da.org.za)

2018 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 11 meetings out of 13

2017 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 23 meetings out of 27

2016 committee attendance as mp

74% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 27

2015 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate

Attended 16 meetings out of 21

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

94% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 16

  • 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.

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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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Description Source Value
1 Ticket to Mining Indaba (Cape Town) /- R22 000 Organisers
1 Ticket to Johannesburg Indaba Organisers /- R5000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Johannesburg 1079 sq.m Residential Home

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
+-R29 900 Ticket to Mining Indaba Organisers of Conference
+-R6 000 Ticket to Joberg Indaba Organisers of Indaba

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Roosevelt Park, JHB +-1 026sq.m. Half share in property

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
+-R16 000 Ticket to Mining Indaba Conference Organisers

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Roosevelt Park, JHB 1,093ha Residential Home [50% share]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
+-R14 000 Ticket to Mining Indaba Mining Indaba organisers

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Roosevelt Park, JHB 1 093ha Residential home [50% share]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
[Dormant Co.] Shrike Media
[Dormant Co.] Boundlesstrude

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Johannesburg 1 026sq.m. Residential home [1/2 share]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Dormant Co. Shrike Media
Dormant Co. Boundlesstrade

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Johannesburg - 1026sq.m. Residential Home [1/2 share]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Dormant Co. Shrike Media
Dormant Co. Boundlesstrade

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Johannesburg +-1 000sq.m. Residential House [50% share]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Dormant Co. Network Radio Services (Pty) Ltd
Dormant Shrike Media Holdings (Pty) Ltd

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Roosevelt Park, JHB Normal Residential - Erf 339 [Half share]

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Water and Sanitation 2 Jul 2018

    Whether (a) his spouse and/or (b) an adult family member accompanied him on any official international trip (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2018; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what (aa) is the name of ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Women in the Presidency 18 Jun 2018

    (1)Whether (a) her spouse and/or (b) an adult family member accompanied her on any official international trip (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2018; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what (aa) is the name ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Transport 14 Jun 2018

    (1)Whether (a) his spouse and/or (b) an adult family member accompanied him on any official international trip (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2018; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what (aa) is the name ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Notices Of Motion 24 Jun 2014

    Deputy Speaker, 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 effective methods of preventing lengthy strikes in the mining sector and the impact that prolonged strikes have on our economy.

  • The Deputy President: 5 Mar 2014

    Mr Speaker, I have to say that on the other side of the House we were not too impressed by the Deputy President's efforts in this regard. We are hearing lots of talk but really not seeing much result. When the framework agreement was announced some eight months ago ...

All Plenary Appearances