Mr Mathew John Cuthbert

Member of the National Assembly

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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.

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate (20 of 24 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (40 of 40 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate (46 of 48 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate (22 of 27 )

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 M Cuthbert (DA) stated that he had intended to ask for a legal opinion on the matter, so he ...

Mr M Cuthbert (DA) welcomed the rationalisation of the Department. Members had heard in the past that this was being ...

Mr M Cuthbert (DA) requested permission to put a question. He was pleased to hear the passion of Adv Voller, ...

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 he will furnish Mr M J Cuthbert with the final list of the beneficiaries of the R210 million COVID-19 Relief ...

(a) What are the reasons that it has taken more than a year for a permanent Director-General to be appointed ...

(1)What (a) number of officials in his department (i) are currently subjected to disciplinary action, (ii) have been suspended, (b) ...

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.

House Chairperson, Minister you have just spoken about the steps being taken to broaden black-owned businesses in the panel beating business, but can you tell us what you have done ...

Hon Speaker, never did I think I will see the nationalist socialist party of Wakanda over there arguing in favour of free markets, but it seems that things happen everyday. ...

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





Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body



Value Description Source



European Union Delegation


Bottle of Wine

South African Freight Forwarders Association


Power Bank

Michele Clarke



Fabio Domingos


Baseball Cap

Fabio Domingos



Skinny Sbu

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Apartment (50%)

Kempton Park, City of Ekurhuleni

83 m2

Apartment (100%)

Modderfontein, City of Johannesburg

92 m2

Public/Private Source



Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Retirement Annuity (Shares)



R77 254

Description of Journey Sponsor

Accommodation supplied for trade conference in Johannesburg.

Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Description of Benefit Source



Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship




Type of Business Name of Employer



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




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





Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value


PPS Retirement Annuity

Monthly contribution R2 300.00


PPS Tax free Investment Account

Monthly contribution R500.00

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Apartment (50%)

Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni