Ms Leigh-Ann Mathys

National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces

Leigh-Ann Mathys

About Leigh-Ann Mathys

What is your political background? I don’t have a political background as such. Before I joined the EFF I was a social justice activist. I like to refer to myself as an accidental politician who came to politics through a passion for social activism. The EFF was the first political party I joined and this happened because of Marikana. More...

2018 committee attendance as mp

38% attendance rate

Attended 3 meetings out of 8

2017 committee attendance as mp

58% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 24

2016 committee attendance as mp

29% attendance rate

Attended 6 meetings out of 21

2015 committee attendance as mp

22% attendance rate

Attended 8 meetings out of 37

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

35% attendance rate

Attended 7 meetings out of 20

  • 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

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]


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R12 000 Samsung Phone Telkom

Committee appearances

  • Public Works Budget: Committee Report 8 May 2018

    Ms L Mathys (EFF) said it was time to take a hard line against the DPW and demand accountability for repeated maladministration. Instead of merely expressing concern, the report should spell out that the Committee is “alarmed” by the state of affairs at PMTE (the incomplete Asset Register) and the ...
  • Department of Public Works Annual Performance Plan: Auditor General & DPME briefing 17 Apr 2018

    The Chairperson welcomed Mr Themba Godi, Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA), who had asked to sit in on the meeting. Apologies were noted from Minister in the Presidency (Monitoring and Evaluation), Ms N Dlamini-Zuma, who could not attend along with Ms L Mathys (EFF), Ms L ...
  • Property Management Trading Entity: Department briefing 27 Mar 2018

    The Committee Secretary announced apologies from the both the Minister and Deputy Minister of Public Works and the DG of the Department of Public Works (DPW), Adv Sam Vukela, had also conveyed his apology by letter. Other apologies were noted from Ms L Mathys (EFF) and Mr K Sithole (IFP ...
  • Assets on immovable asset register: Department briefing with Deputy Minister 13 Mar 2018

    Ms L Mathys (EFF) remarked that it was worrying that state assets could be administered from a spreadsheet as claimed by no less an authority than the Auditor-General himself at a previous meeting. Assurance was needed that this was no longer the case. If 33 percent of land parcels were ...
  • Political Party Funding Bill and Regulations: deliberations 23 Nov 2017

    Ms L Mathys (EFF) was confused about waiving the three days. She agreed that it had to be made clear that it was about the Bill as well as the report.

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 8 Oct 2018

    With reference to his reply to question 2162 on 25 June 2018, what are the details of the technical assistance the National Treasury provided to the Department of Energy?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works 8 Oct 2018

    With reference to his reply to question 3614 on 28 November 2017, what is the extent of the vacant land owned by the Department of Public Works in Ventersdorp?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 5 Oct 2018

    (1)Whether he has been informed that the (a) CT Scan, (b) ECG machine, (c) Suction machine and (d) ultrasound machines are currently not available and/or not functioning at Sebokeng Hospital; if not, (i) will he investigate and address the situation and (ii) by what date will he investigate ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

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