Mr Mathew John Cuthbert

National Assembly

Mathew John Cuthbert

About Mathew John Cuthbert

Mr Cuthbert serves as the DA’s Shadow Deputy Minister for Trade, Industry and Economic Development. Some of his achievements include being the youngest councillor in Ekhurhuleni. He holds a Bachelor of Political Science, a Post-graduate diploma in Business Administration at the Wits Business School, and is currently pursuing his Master of Management with a focus on economic policy at the Wits School of Governance. Read more here.

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 20

2020 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate

Attended 46 meetings out of 48

2019 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate

Attended 22 meetings out of 27

Attendance Methodology

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.



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Committee appearances

  • Competition Commission 2021/22 Annual Performance Plan 2 Jun 2021

    Mr M Cuthbert (DA) understood that the founding of the Competition Commission had been to ensure a level playing field for all and that it had not been set up to ensure racial bean counting within the market itself. Unfortunately, the B-BBEE Commission had been set up to monitor those ...
  • Negotiations on COVID-19 vaccine waiver at WTO 1 Jun 2021

    Mr M Cuthbert (DA) concurred with Mr Macpherson and asked if the country could not have used the money stolen by Digital Vibes, the Mitha and Mather families and the rest of the cadres who had decided to take money from the public purse for their own benefit, to pump ...
  • Copyright & Performers’ Protection Amendment Bills 5 May 2021

    Mr M Cuthbert (DA) agreed with the previous input by Mr Macpherson and Ms Yako and suggested that positions of all parties be circulated to all Members before the next meeting. In the next meeting, the Committee could go down each reservation. It would be a waste of time to ...
  • DTIC 2021/22 Annual Performance Plan 4 May 2021

    Mr M Cuthbert (DA) addressed the matter, in his view, of double-speak by the Minister who spoke of protectionism at home but promoted free markets across the continent. It seemed to him that SA was wanting to take a mercantilist approach: SA closed its market but wanted to extract economic ...
  • Minister on position of Acting NLC Chairperson; Update on NLC process 31 Mar 2021

    Mr M Cuthbert (DA) did not see an issue with discussing the permanent appointment of a board chairperson (

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