Ms Lungiswa Veronica James

Formerly: National Assembly

Lungiswa Veronica James

About Lungiswa Veronica James

Ms Lungiswa James is a previous Mayoral Committee member for Health in the Western Cape. She has worked in health care for 17 years and has set up food gardens in Khayelitsha and sewing groups to assist unemployed women. She is the chairperson of the Democratic Alliance’s N2 constituency. During the Fifth Parliament she served on the Portfolio Committee on Health

2019 committee attendance as mp

40% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 5

2018 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 17

2017 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 37 meetings out of 43

2016 committee attendance as mp

65% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 23

2015 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 25

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

75% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 16

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  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
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  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]


Location Description
Montevideo, Cape Town Residential Property

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]


Location Extent Description
Montevideo Normal House
Mongtevideo Normal House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]


Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Catering Company Phaphamani Bafazi


Location Extent Description
Monte Video Normal Residential house

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]


Nature Name of Company
Shares Sasol Inzalo


Location Extent Description
Montevideo Normal Property

Committee appearances

  • Adoption of minutes 27 Feb 2019

    Ms L James (DA) seconded the proposition.
  • Health Sector: High Level Panel Report recommendations 7 Nov 2018

    Ms L James (DA) said she did not think that there was anyone in the Committee who could refuse health care to communities. They were aware that health was in a crisis, and commended the HLP for making very good recommendations. How did the HLP think the NHI could be ...
  • Department of Health Quarter 1 performance 29 Aug 2018

    Ms L James (DA) spoke about Programme 2 (Health Planning and Systems Enablement), saying she had a problem understanding it, and hoped that the government would explain it properly. On Programme 3 (HIV & AIDS, TB and MCWH), she urged fast-tracking on the infrastructure spending. She said that clinics were ...
  • Committee DOH Budget Report 25 Apr 2018

    Ms L James (DA) noted a grammatical error in the third bullet point on page four.
  • Compensation Commissioner for Occupational Diseases & Department of Health Annual Performance Plan 19 Apr 2018

    Ms L James (DA) enquired about the number of mines that the CCOD had registered on the database and how it reconciled with the number of inspectors in order to get accurate data. She commended CCOD on the mobile clinics, but said the information on these mobile clinics should be ...

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Plenary appearances

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