Mr James Vos

Formerly: National Assembly

James Vos

About James Vos

Mr James Vos served as chairman of the Unicity council rules portfolio committee. Mr Vos was in charge of the tourism component of the portfolio committee and also officiated as spokesperson.

2018 committee attendance as mp

65% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 20

2017 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate

Attended 17 meetings out of 21

2016 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate

Attended 16 meetings out of 21

2015 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 19 meetings out of 22

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 12

  • 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.

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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]


Platinum Protea Hotel Guest Card


Description Source
Veldskoene Veldskoen
Aquila Aquila Game Reserve
Kampala Kampala Game Reserve
Skydiving Mother City Skydiving
Chinese Artifact Chinese Tourism Ministry


Location Extent Description
Welgelegen , Erf 16210 Residential House
Malmesbury, Erf 10877 Residential House
Riebeek-Kasteel, Erf 1968 Residential House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]


Sponsor Description
Taiwan Government Tourism delegation and engagement with various Ministries regarding travel and trade
Parliament RSA Attendance - Inter-Parliamentary Union in Lusaka, Zambia


Description Source
Discounted meals and accommodation Platinum Protea Hotel Guest Card


Value Description Source
Unknown Zipslide Adventure Ceres Zipslide Adventure
Unknown Hospitality and local produce Cape West Coast Way Tours
Unknown Olive products Oakhurst, Tulbagh
Unknown Tea set Taiwan Embassy
Unknown Painting Taiwan Parliament Speaker


Location Extent Description
Welgelegen, CPT Residential dwelling House [erf 16210]
Durbanville Residential Apartment
Malmesbury Vacant erven Erf 10877
Riebeek Kasteel Residential dwelling House [erf 1968]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]


Public/Private Source
Private Liberty


Description Source
Platinum card for dining and accommodation Protea Hotel Group


Value Description Source
Unknown ¬ exceeds R1 500 Leather boots Strassbergers Factory, Clanwilliam
Unknown ¬ exceeds R1 500 Accommodation The Rectory Guesthouse; Tulbagh Hotel; Rosendal Guest Farm
Unknown Sports jacket Umbro Bothasig Soccer Club
Unknown Rooibos hamper Rooibos Route, Clanwilliam
Unknown Accommodation Rosendal, Robertson
Unknown Wine Tulbagh Winery


Location Extent Description
Welgelegen, CT Erf 16210 - Parow Residence
Durbanville, CBD Apartment with garage Apartment
Langeberg Ridge, CPT Erf [purchasing process]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]


Value Description Source
Unknown Coffee table book of Ceres, Witzenberg Promo items such as jam and local produce fruit juice, wine Ceres Tourism Association
Unknown Accommodation at The Rectory Guest House, Clanwilliam
Unknown 1 pair of leather boots Strassberger, Clanwilliam


Location Extent Description
Welgelegen, CPT Single dwelling Residence

Committee appearances

  • Tourism Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report 17 Oct 2018

    Mr J Vos (DA), on the recommendation to the Minister of Finance around developing a tourism funding model for local government, suggested adding a link to local economic development budgets. He did not support the recommendations which called for a feasibility study to be done on the possibility of introducing ...
  • South African Tourism 2017/18 Annual Report 11 Oct 2018

    Mr J Vos (DA) referred to the ‘Lilizela awards’ and noted that the awards recognise individuals from organisations that have contributed significantly to the Tourism Department, however, he wants to know what value skills are given to these recipients. He refers to the Cape Town Tourism as an example that ...
  • South African Tourism Quarter 1 performance 12 Sep 2018

    Mr J Vos (DA) said that he preferred to read the briefing notes that SA Tourism had supplied along with the presentation document. He asked for an explanation on why the Chief Marketing Officer had resigned. He observed that there were many external factors that affected domestic tourism. A great ...
  • High Level Panel recommendations: Committee response; Committee Reports 11 Sep 2018

    Mr J Vos (DA) asked if the Local Economic Development Fund (LEDF) could not be added to the tourism budget, and asked for an update on electronic visas.
  • Tourism Quarter 1 performance 5 Sep 2018

    Mr J Vos (DA) asked for feedback on the NDT’s efforts on air access in the KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. On tourism incubators, he stated that there should be more tourism products in townships. What were the Department’s plans on the establishment of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) on the conversion ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Tourism 26 Nov 2018

    (a) What are the comprehensive relevant details of the roll-out of the recent changes to the visa regulations, following the commitments that electronic visas will be piloted in New Zealand and (b) on what date is it envisaged that electronic visas will be implemented in India and China?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Tourism 26 Nov 2018

    With reference to the undertaking that he made during the media briefing held on 24 September 2018 that amendments to the unabridged birth certificate regulations will be gazetted on 26 October 2018, (a) what are the reasons that the amendments were not gazetted as promised and (b) on what date ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 16 Nov 2018

    Why was the remainder of Groote Zalze 998 in Stellenbosch excluded from the provisions of the subdivision of Agricultural Land Act, Act 70 of 1970, as published in notice 152 in Government Gazette 41473 on 2 March 2018?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances


    House Chairperson, I move without notice:

    That the House -

    1) notes that the O R Tambo International Airport received the African Airport of the Year Award at a ceremony held earlier this week;

    2) acknowledges that one of the most important modes of transport in tourism is air travel, and ...

  • 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 poor infrastructure and road networks in many tourism hotspots located in rural areas, and how this impacts negatively on the economy of ...

All Plenary Appearances