Mr Michael Bagraim

National Assembly

Michael Bagraim

About Michael Bagraim

Mr Michael Bagraim matriculated at Cape Town High School and graduated from Rhodes University with a BA in Political Science and thereafter an LLB. He was a member of the Student Representative Council for two years and represented the University on the Debating Society and Law Students' Association. He is a Practicing Attorney as a Consultant with Bagraim's Attorneys. He is also a trustee at the Cape Chamber of Commerce & Industries (Immediate Past President), the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (Past National President) and the MOSAIC – Training and Healing Centre for Women. Mr Bagraim is a regular contributor on industrial relations and labour law to radio, TV, newspapers and magazines.

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2018 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 23

2017 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 21

2016 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 23 meetings out of 23

2015 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 24

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

78% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 18

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
South African Jewish Board of Deputies Trip for Fact Finding

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Clothing Manufacturing Toi-Toi Clothing Manufacturing (Deregistration)
Deregistration We Care - Siyakhathala (Final Deregistration)
Resigned All Glass Parow
Employment Solutions Altitude Employment Solutions
Resigned Bagraim Sachs
Michael Bagraim and Associates Attorneys
Resigned Democracy Development Program (RF)
Investments Isamark Investments
Resigned Mosiac Womens Training Service and Healing Centre
Resigned South African Jewish Trust
Resigned Zoop Industries
Bagro
Resigned Barbuxton Property
Resigned Elysium Holdings
In Business Man-Tra Enterprises
Resigned Soft Touch Technologies
Resigned Salient Strategic Advertising and design
Investments Slick Property Investments

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Attorneys Nil Bagraims Attorneys
Attorneys Nil Bagraims Sachs Attorneys

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description Extent
Cape Town Unit
Cape Town Unit
Cape Town Unit
Milnerton, Cape Town Erf 2221 House
Vredehoek, Cape Town Erf 1719 House
Cape Town Unit House
Cape Town Unit House
Cape Town Unit House
Cape Town Unit House
Cape Town Unit House
Cape Town Unit House
Cape Town Unit House
Cape Town Unit House
Cape Town Unit House
Cape Town Unit House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Cape Town Unit
Cape Town Unit
Cape Town Unit
George Erf
Vredehoek Erf
Cape Town Unit
Cape Town Unit
Cape Town Unit
Cape Town Unit
Cape Town Unit
Cape Town Unit
Cape Town Unit
Cape Town Unit
Milnerton, Cape Town Erf

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Employer Approved Type of Business Name of Whip
Self employed Yes Law firm J Steenhuisen

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Attorneys R100 000 Bagraims Attorneys

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Private Co. Altitude Employment Solutions
NGO Mosaic Women's Training Service and Healing Centre
BAGRO
MAN-TRA Enterprises

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Hermanus 2 Bedroomed Apartment
Cape Town 2 Bedroomed Apartment

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Employer Approved Type of Business Name of Whip
Self employed Yes Attorney J Steenhuisen

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Attorneys NIl Bagraim Sachs

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Private Co. Altitude Employment Solutions
NGO Democracy Development Program
CC Michael Bagraim and Associates
NGO Mosaic Women's Training Service and Healing Centre
[Deregistration process] Elysium Holdings

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Attorneys Bagraim Sachs Partnership
Development Democracy Development Program
Training Mosaic Women's Training Service
Property Isamash CC 20% R1m
Altitude Employment Altitude Employment
Property Michael Bagraim & Associates 100% R500 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Observatory, CPT 1 Bedroomed each 3 Apartments
City Bowl, CPT 4 Bedroomed House

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Employer Approved Type of Business Name of Whip
Self employed Yes Attorneys DT George

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Attorneys +-R20 000 Bagraim Attorneys
Attorneys Nil Bagraim Sachs Attorneys

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Private Company Altitude Employment Solutions
Personal Liability Company Bagraim Sachs
NGO Democracy Development Program
CC Michael Bagraim and Associates
NGO Mosaic Women's Training Service and Healing Centre

Committee appearances

  • UIF Labour Activation Programme 14 Jun 2018

    Mr M Bagraim (DA) complained that, through no fault of his own, he had not attended the last two meetings because the invitations had apparently been sent to a wrong e-mail address. He, therefore, wanted it to be recorded that he had not been “absent” at the meeting but had ...
  • Department of Labour Quarter 3 performance 23 May 2018

    Mr M Bagraim (DA) expressed concern about the listed companies which were non-compliant, and requested a list to see who these people were. It was important to see what was going on with them, as one invested in these companies. He wanted to know why there were only 207 000 ...
  • Labour Bills: proposed amendments & adoption; with Deputy Minister 16 May 2018

    Mr M Bagraim (DA) said the majoritarian concept espoused in the amendment would undermine the interests of small businesses and non-unionised workers. The DA therefore objected to the clause on those grounds. He would submit the DA’s objections comprehensively in writing.
  • DoL & UIF & Compensation Fund & CCMA & NEDLAC & Productivity SA & Supported Employment Enterprises 2018/19 APP 25 Apr 2018

    Mr M Bagraim (DA) wanted to know why the DOL had to give much money to the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Why had the DOL asked for a small increase compared to last year on the allocation made for the inspection programme? He had also noted that there had been ...
  • Labour Relations Amendment Bill: deliberations; Auditor-General briefing on Labour portfolio 20 Apr 2018

    Mr M Bagraim (DA) commented that it seemed nothing had changed since the previous year’s preliminary review by AGSA. There seems to have been no improvement since last year. However, it was pleasing that the financial performance of the UIF was still good. He asked if it was normal ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Basic Education 31 Aug 2018

    (a) What is her department’s policy on educators leaving school to attend union meetings during school hours and (b) does her department monitor the number of meetings that take place resulting in educators leaving school during school hours; if not, why not?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Basic Education 31 Aug 2018

    What (a) number of learners in each province who wrote their National Senior Certificate examinations in 2017 have still not received their certificates and (b) action is her department taking to ensure that learners receive the outstanding certificates necessary for post-school education and employment?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Labour 20 Aug 2018

    a) Which appointment were made by the Director- General of her department, Mr Lamati, in the past financial year, b) What are the names of the persons he employed? c) To which positions were the specified persons appointed? d) What are the details of their qualifications (a) what are their ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

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