Ms Leigh-Ann Mathys

Formerly: National Assembly and National Council of Provinces

Leigh-Ann Mathys

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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...

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2019 committee attendance as mp

0% attendance rate (0 of 2 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

38% attendance rate (3 of 8 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

44% attendance rate (8 of 18 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

29% attendance rate (6 of 21 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

22% attendance rate (8 of 37 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

35% attendance rate (7 of 20 )

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 Mathys (EFF) said it was time to take a hard line against the DPW and demand accountability for ...

The Chairperson welcomed Mr Themba Godi, Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA), who had asked to sit ...

The Committee Secretary announced apologies from the both the Minister and Deputy Minister of Public Works and the DG of ...

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 is the current status on the possibility of moving Parliament to Pretoria?

(a) What number of (i) buildings, (ii) properties and (iii) facilities does his department currently (aa) own and (bb) rent, ...

What (a) income does his department and/or entities reporting to him generate from rent on state-owned properties and (b) amount ...

Plenary appearances:

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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.

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Declaration of interests

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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.
Source Description Value

First National Bank

Pen and Picnic Pack


Source Description Value


Samsung Phone

R12 000