Ms Laetitia Heloise Arries

Member of the National Assembly

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Laetitia Heloise Arries

About Laetitia Heloise Arries

Ms Arries is a member of the National Assembly and served in the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation. She now serves in the Portfolio Committee on Social Development.

Prior to her election to Parliament, she served as a Councillor of the George Local Municipality. Ms Arries was elected to the National Assembly following the general election held on 8 May 2019. On 22 May 2019, she took office as an MP. She is one of two EFF MPs from George.

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (16 of 16 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (27 of 27 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate (29 of 32 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (4 of 4 )

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.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

Ms L Arries (EFF) agreed with the previous speakers. There needed to be a balance, and all stakeholders need to ...

Ms L Arries (EFF) agreed with the suggestions of the previous speakers. However, she does not want the public to ...

Ms L Arries (EFF) said that it was worrisome for the Committee to note the lack of consequence management in ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

What (a) total number of no-fee schools are without a school feeding scheme and (b) are the reasons behind this?

What is the total number of social workers that her department dispatched to the flood-stricken KwaZulu-Natal area to provide psychosocial ...

What steps and/or measures has her department put in place with regard to the lack of spending of the allocated ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Thank you Minister, spatial planning was used to separate people on the basis of colour and today it is being done on basis of class. Is there a commitment within ...

Thank you, hon Deputy Speaker...

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity


Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

None Profit Organization

Olan impact training Freddie arries development foundation (npo)

Value Description Source


Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Groothoek cpa

Pacaltsdorp cummunial farm

1600 hectares

Public/Private Source


Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value


Description of Journey Sponsor


Description of Benefit Source


Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship


Type of Business Name of Employer


Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity


Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number Details of all benefits derived


Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

Training Company (Company was never functional, it is dormant0

Olan Impact Training

No financial benefit

Freddie Arries Development Foundation (NPO)

Value Description Source

±R1 000.00

Carry Bag, Dept. Housing

Dept. Housing

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Communal Farm, Groothoek


Community farm project. (I am a shareholder but do not receive any benefit)