Mr James Selfe

National Assembly

James Selfe

About James Selfe

Mr Selfe was born in Pretoria and attended Bishops boarding school in Cape Town. Upon completing his secondary education he was called up for military training in the South African National Defence Force anti-aircraft division and progressed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Mr Selfe started his political career in late 1978 by working in the research department of the Progressive Federal Party (PFP). He became the party’s Director of Communication in 1988. He joined the Democratic Party in 1992 in the capacity of Executive Director. After his election to Parliament in 1999 he became the party’s spokesperson on Provincial and Local Government. In 2004 he was re-elected to Parliament and became responsible for the Correctional Services Portfolio. (http://www.da.org.za).

Mr Selfe currently serves as the DA's Federal Executive Chairperson

2019 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 17 meetings out of 20

2018 committee attendance as mp

50% attendance rate

Attended 7 meetings out of 14

2017 committee attendance as mp

67% attendance rate

Attended 24 meetings out of 36

2016 committee attendance as mp

63% attendance rate

Attended 10 meetings out of 16

2015 committee attendance as mp

29% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 48

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

47% attendance rate

Attended 17 meetings out of 36

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  • 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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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Unit trust Old Mutual Unit Trust R112 047
Money Fund Investec Shares R437 000
Unit Trust Investec Shares R312 727
Unit Trust I Select Investec bond Shares R 2 690 963

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Langebaan 674sq.m Erf 286
Muizenberg 396sq.m Erf 86445
Vredehoek 81sq.m plus 41sq.m terrace No.2 Vanguard Court

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Employer Approved Type of Business Name of Whip
Democratic Alliance Yes Politics Mr John Steenhuisen

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership
SCE Property Holdings (Pty)Ltd Property Investment

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature Nominal Value
32.95% Investec - Coronation Global Managed Fund Shares
1.21% Investec - Money Fund shares
32.87% Investec - Orbis Global Balanced Fund Shares
32.97% Investec - Sarasin GlobalSar Dynamic Shares
50.08% Investec - Coronation Market Plus Fund Shares
49.92% Investec - PSG Flexible Fund Shares
100% Allan Gray Money Market Fund Investment Platform Unit Trust
Old Mutual Retirement Wealth R369 517.10
Old Mutual Unit Trust(Retirement Annuity) R87 520.16

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Study tour to Belgium and Netherlands in relation to the International Criminal Court Friedrich Naumann Foundation

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
Mr J steenhuisen Politics Yes Democratic Alliance

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 186 674 sq.m Langebaan
Erf 86445 396 sq.m Muizenberg
Flat 81sqm vredehoek

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature No
R87 937.76 Allan Gray Units
R24 843.99 Allan Gray Equity Fund Class A Units 66.199
R45 929.62 Coronation Balanced Plus Fund B4 Class Units 458.434
R42 816.68 Investec Opportunity Fund E Class Units 3 935.465
R67 945.88 Old Mutual Balanced Fund B1 Class Units 4 591.310
R165 415.93 Old Mutual Edge 28 Fund Units 86 613.440
R14 573.84 Old Mutual Money Market Fund B1 Class Units 11 555.904
R33 507.19 Old Mutual Growth Fund A Units
R6 342.31 Old Mutual Money Market Fund A Units 6 342.31
R22 127.42 Old Mutual Balanced Fund A Units 1 491.03

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
None Trustee Millennium Prosperity Trust IT 7191/02

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
J Steenhuisen Politics Yes Democratic Alliance

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 86445 396sq.m. Muizenberg
Property 118sq.m. Wynberg
Erf 286 674sq.m. Langebaan

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R84 534.06 84 117.00 Allan Gray Units
R46 854.44 485.862 Coronation Balanced Plus Fund B-Class Units
R40 414.98 4 254.925 Investec Opportunity Fund B3 Units
R24 974.49 22 268.829 Marriott Core Income B- Class Units
R45 932.18 4 792.040 Old Mutual SA Quoted Property Fund C Units
R46 555.70 139.836 Allan Gray Equity Fund Class A Units
R208.12 75.763 Cash Management Acc [ULA] Units

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
None Trustee Millennium Prospeity Trust IT 7191/02

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
A Lotriet Politics Yes Democratic Alliance

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 286 674sq.m. Langebaan
Erf 86445 396sq.m. Muizenberg
Property 118sq.m. Wynberg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R80 649.24 [Market value] 79 532.56 Allan Gray Money Market Fund Units
R43 962.11 485.862 Coronation Balanced Plus Fund B Class Units
R38 421.97 4 254.925 Investec Opportunity Fund B3 Units
R25 497.81 22 268.829 Marriot Core Income B Class Units
R38 320.99 4 792.040 Old Mutual SA Quoted Property Fund C Class Units
R45 665.59 139.836 Allan Gray Equity Fund Class A Units
RR2 446.17 936.210 Cash Management ACC [ULA] Units

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
DT George Politics Yes Democratic Alliance

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 286 674sq.m. Langebaan
Erf 86445 396sq.m. Muizenberg
Property 118sq.m. Wynberg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R35 988.67 485.862 Coronation Balanced Plus Fund B Units
R33 536.04 4 254.9225 Investec Opportunity Fund B3 Units
R26 410.83 22 268.829 Marriott Core Income B Class Units
R34 478.73 4 792.040 Old Mutual SA Quoted Property Fund C Class Units
R34 100.39 139.836 Allan Gray Equity Fund Units
R3 114.12 1 263.848 Cash Management Acc [ULA] Units
R75 076.02 75 076.02 Allan Gray Units

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
A Watson Politics Yes Democratic Alliance

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 286 674sq.m. Langebaan
Erf 86445 396sq.m. Muizenberg
Property 118sq.m. Wynberg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company No
R29 797.58 Coronation Balanced Plus Fund B Class 485.862 Units
R29 892.12 Investec Opportunity Fund B3 4 254.925 Units
R33 084.24 Old Mutual SA Quoted Property Fund C Class 4 792.040 Units
R73 113.57 [Market value] Allan Gray Money Market Fund 69 336.88 Units

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
A Watson Politics Yes Democratic Alliance

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 286 674sq.m. Langebaan
Erf 86445 396sq.m. Muizenberg
Property 118sq.m. Wynberg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R68 461.14 67 552.66 Allan Gray UNits

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
I Davidson Politics Yes emocratic Alliance

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Cape Town City Council Festival +-R800

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 86445 396sq.m. Muizenberg
Longwood Gardens 118sq.m. Wynberg
Erf 286 674sq.m. Langebaan

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R64,768.40 64,629.50 Units Allan Gray Money Market Fund Units

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Study tour of Germany Friedrich Naumann and Konrad Audenaeur Foundations

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
D Kohler-Barnard Politics Yes Democratic Alliance

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Cape Town City Council 2 Tickets to CPT Inernational Jazz Festival -R700
First National Bank Helicopter ride - Visit to soccer stadium and dinner x 2 -R2000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 286 674sq.m. Langebaan
Erf 86445 396sq.m. Muizenberg
Longwood Gardens 118sq.m. Wynberg

Committee appearances

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services 25 Mar 2019

    Whether (a) his department and/or (b) any entity reporting to him contracted the services of certain companies (names and details furnished) in each of the past 10 financial years; if so, what (i) number of contracts were signed, (ii) was the date on which each contract was signed, (iii ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services 22 Feb 2019

    (1)Whether a certain person,( prison number: 204156644 ), who is currently serving a life sentence, qualifies to be considered for release on parole; if so, on what date did the specified person become eligible for release on parole; (2) whether the specified person has completed all the courses and programmes ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services 14 May 2018

    (1) What is the (a) nature and (b) current status of the settlement agreement, Resolution 1/2016, which was entered into between the Department of Correctional Services and trade unions in November 2016; (2) (a) what payments (i) have been made and (ii) are scheduled to be made to beneficiaries ...

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Plenary appearances

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