Mr Leonard Jones Basson

Member of the National Assembly

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About Leonard Jones Basson

Mr Leonard Jones Basson served as a Councillor from 1 November 1995 to 6 May 2014. Mr Basson has served the community of Madibeng for more than 18 years. He was a member of the Executive Committee of Council - Madibeng Local Municipality. He is a member of the DA Federal Council and Provincial Executive of the DA in North West. He still resides in Brits, North West and his constituency is Madibeng, North West. He has experience working as a Shadow Minister for Water and Sanitation.

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate (11 of 13 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

74% attendance rate (28 of 38 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate (42 of 52 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

66% attendance rate (19 of 29 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate (31 of 33 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (45 of 45 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate (24 of 26 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate (22 of 24 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

91% attendance rate (10 of 11 )

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.

Mr L Basson (DA) thanked the Minister for being open with the Committee and the DG for a comprehensive report. ...

Mr L Basson (DA) noted the report but reserved his rights to vote on the report as it first needed ...

Mr L Basson (DA) said there was a problem when it came to water tariff increases. The Department could not ...

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.

Whether the new technology that uses less electricity that was implemented by Bloem Water is still in use; if not, ...

(1) What (a) is the current progress of the project to expand the Madibeng Water Treatment Plant that has been ...

What are the (a) reasons that the situation of empty reservoirs in the south of Johannesburg which began five years ...

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.

Minister, intervention by your department between 2015 and 2020 did not show any improvement in the delivery of water in the Mopani District Municipality. Sixty per cent of boreholes are ...

Minister, although I have also asked the cost that it would take to clean up the river, you haven't answered on that. Minister, compliance monitoring in enforcement of polluters does ...

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

None

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

None

Value Description Source

None

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

House

Brits

540 square meters

Public/Private Source

None

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Shares

Old Mutual

R 6000

Description of Journey Sponsor

None

Description of Benefit Source

None

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

None

Type of Business Name of Employer

None

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

None

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

L&D Basson Trust

Trustee

IT9053/01

None

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Shares

Old Mutual

Old Mutual

R6 000.00

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

L&D Trust

Trustee

None

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

House

Brits

Residential

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature

R6000

Old Mutual

Shares

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

None

Trustee

L & D Trust

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

ERA Elite Brits CC - 100%

Dormant

Emerald Sky Trading 303 (Pty)Ltd - 20%

Sold Properties

Description Extent Location

Residential

House

Brits

House

Residential

Brits

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature

R10 000

Old Mutual

Shares

Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

Trustee

L & D Trust

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

ERA Elite Brits CC (100%)

Dormant

Emerald Sky Trading 303 (Pty) Ltd (20%)(Just shares in company)

Sold Properties

Description Location

Residential House

Brits

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature

R6 000

Old Mutual

Shares

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

None

Trustee

L & D Trust

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Era Elite Brits CC [100%]

{Dormant]

Emerald Sky Trading 303 (Pty) Ltd [20%]

Own 2 properties in Brits - Stand 115

Description Extent Location

Residential House

Normal

Brits

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature

R505 600

Old Mutual

Shares

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

None

Trustee

L & D Trust

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Era Elite Brits CC[Member - 100%]

[Dormant]

Emerald Sky Trading 303 (Pty) Ltd [Shareholder - 20%]

Own 2 properties in Brits - Stand 115

Source Description Value

7th World Water Summit - South Korea

Battery pack

+-R300

7th World Water Summit in South Korea. MP's who attended received the tablet with our documentation

Samsang Tablet

+-R4 000

Description Extent Location

Residential house

Normal

Brits

Source Public/Private

Sanlam

Private

No Name of Company Nature Nominal Value

50%

L & D Trust

Trust

100%

Era Elite Brits CC [Dormant]

Property

20%

Emerald Sky Trading 303 (Pty) Ltd

Property

R52 500

15%

Double Peak Prop 75 (Pty) Ltd

property

R42 351

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

JH Steenhuisen

Short term Insurance

Yes

Sanlam

JH Steenhuisen

Management

Yes

Platinum Mall Management

Description Extent Location

Residential

Residential

Riethaan Plek 1, Brits