Mr Jan Adriaan Esterhuizen

National Assembly

Jan Adriaan Esterhuizen

About Jan Adriaan Esterhuizen

2018 committee attendance as mp

61% attendance rate

Attended 31 meetings out of 51

2017 committee attendance as mp

46% attendance rate

Attended 44 meetings out of 95

2016 committee attendance as mp

38% attendance rate

Attended 35 meetings out of 93

2015 committee attendance as mp

62% attendance rate

Attended 38 meetings out of 61

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

71% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 42

  • 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 2016 [Source]


Public/Private Source
Private Liberty Life
Private Old Mutual

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]


Location Extent Description
Alberton 2 500sq.m. Residential house

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]


Public/Private Source
Private Liberty Life

Committee appearances

  • Integrated Resource Plan 2018: Minister of Energy briefing 4 Sep 2018

    Mr J Esterhuizen (IFP) said the IRP was overdue, but he had a problem with the fact that coal represented 46% of the power generation. This did not mean that he was against coal and coal mining, but that coal caused health problems. He could not see government carrying on ...
  • SABS forensic investigation emanating from Eskom Inquiry 29 Aug 2018

    The Chairperson informed the meeting that minority comments would be reflected but their accuracy had to be agreed to by the Committee. She thanked the Director General who had come in halfway through the meeting. She appreciated the NCR CEO for walking the process and for her contributions. She thanked ...
  • SABS forensic investigation emanating from Eskom Inquiry 29 Aug 2018

    Mr J Esterhuizen (IFP) said that Mr Koko, former Acting Head of Eskom, had indicated that Brakfontein Mines coal had been given a ‘clean bill of health’. However, it had taken so long to be investigated. That was a problem.
  • Copyright Amendment Bill: deliberations 22 Aug 2018

    Mr J Esterhuizen (IFP) agreed that Members had to attend when there was a Bill, but he had been unable to attend the previous day as he had been involved in the deliberations in the House. That morning he had had to arrange special transport to be at the meeting ...
  • Fuel Price: Minister of Energy briefing 21 Aug 2018

    Mr J Esterhuizen (IFP) said that the world economy had not recovered yet, and South African consumers were suffering. Fuel prices changed every month, South Africans were fortunate that there were regulations, but he did not understand why other countries’ fuel prices were lower. Blaming it on the RAF was ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Mineral Resources 26 Jul 2018

    In light of the fact that 45% of global economic activity is ostensibly attributable to mining, what (a) percentage has mining contributed to the economy of the country in the past three financial years and (b) has he found to be the impact of legislation and regulations on the contribution ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Mineral Resources 26 Jul 2018

    In light of the fact that mining is an industry with long-time horizons that require mining companies to project decades ahead when making adjustments (details furnished), what is the reason for the continued delay in the promulgation of key minerals legislation?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Energy 2 Jul 2018

    With reference to the cost of (a) Medupi that stands at R86.5 billion from R49.8 billion and (b) Kusile that stands at R83 billion from R57 billion but neither of which are near completion, what are the reasons that Eskom’s finance cost for the current financial year ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • NO435E 4 Mar 2015

    Madam House Chair, hon Minister, 12 February 2015 marks the day this country became an overly ANC-led securotocracy. We have never been poorer at any other time in the last 20 years in terms of our much- vaunted Constitution.

    Hon Minister, you took an oath to uphold and defend the ...

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 26 Feb 2015

    Deputy Speaker, on the next sitting day of the House I shall move:

    That the House debates government's continued failure to recognise the voices of communities situated in our mining areas in respect of issues relating to the draft framework for sustainable mining practices, as well as government's ...

All Plenary Appearances