Mr Michael Bagraim

Member of the National Assembly

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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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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2024 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (7 of 7 )

2023 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate (23 of 24 )

2022 committee attendance as mp

84% attendance rate (26 of 31 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate (36 of 39 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate (30 of 32 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate (21 of 22 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate (28 of 32 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate (20 of 21 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (23 of 23 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate (21 of 24 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

78% attendance rate (14 of 18 )

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Questions asked to ministers:

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What plans has her Office put in place to monitor the extent of the demographical representation of the disability sector ...

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.

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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.
Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract Name of State Entity

Nothing to disclose

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Isamark Investments

Property

Pugsley Law

consultancy

Patricia Bagraim Salvage

Property

Reibag

property

Bagro

property

Man-Tra Enterprises

Wholesale

Altitude Employment Solutions

Consultancy

Winn Foundation (RF)

consultancy

Source Description Value

Nothing to disclose

Extent of the Property Location-Area Description of Property

35 sq metres

Cape Town

Shonsay

35 sq metres

Cape Town

Shonsay

12 sq metres

Gardens, Cape Town

Trevi

12 sq metres

Gardens

Trevi

half acre

Vredehoek

Erf 1719

12 sq metres

Gardens, Cape Town

Trevi

44 sq metres

Cape Town

Senator Park

35 sq metres

Cape Town

Shonsay

35 sq metres

Cape Town

Shonsay

Various properties

Cape Town

Isamark Investments

40 sq metres

Cape Town

Senator Park

Source Public/Private

Liberty Life

Private

Liberty Life

Private

Liberty Life

Private

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

R500

2

Sasol Limited

oil

R10 000

500

Sanlam

insurance

R585,723

various

Liberty Life

Unit Trust

R761 553

Various

Liberty Life

Investment

R452 000

Various

Ninety One

Investment

R183 000

Various

Old Mutual

Investment

R2 261 000

Various

Ninety One

Investment

R32 024

Various

Liberty Life

Investment

R719 000

Various

Ninety One

Investment

R177 000

Various

Old Mutual

Investment

R38 688

Various

Chrome Wealth

Investment

Sponsor Description of Journey

Conference of Presidents

Conference in Washington DC - USA

Source Description of Benefit

Nothing to disclose

Source of Sponsorship Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

Nothing to disclose

Name of Employer Type of Business

Bagraims Attorneys

Law

Self

Rental

Bagraims Attorneys

Attorneys

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

NGO

R0

ORT Western Province

NGO

R0

Zip Zap Circus

Law

R40 000 per month

Bagraims Attorneys

NGO

R0

Epilepsy SA

NGO

R0

Association for Physically Disabled

NGO

R0

Woodside Special Care Centre

Education

R0

Kaplan Centre - University of Cape Town

NGO

R0

Rotary - Sea Point

Education

R0

United Herzlia Schools

consultancy

R0

Altitude Employment Solutions

NPC

R0

E-Waste RecyclingAuthority

Trust

R0

Braun Family Trust

Religious

R0

Muizenberg HebrewCongregation

Property

R0

Isamark Investments CC

NGO

R0

Mosaic Healing Centre for Women

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

Trustee

Nil

Braun Family Trust

TRUSTEE

NIL

ORT SOUTH AFRICA WESTERN PROVINCE

Trustee

Nil

Woodside Care Centre

Trustee

Nil

Kaplan Centre - UCT

TRUSTEE

NIL

WINN

Trustee

Nil

Zip Zap Circus

TRUSTEE

NIL

MUIZENBERGHEBREWCONGREGATION

Trustee

Nil

Mosaic Healing Centre for Women

Trustee

Nil

E-Waste Recycling Authority NPC

Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract Name of State Entity

Nothing to disclose

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Isamark Investments

Property

Pugsley Law

consultancy

Patricia Bagraim Salvage

Property

Reibag

property

Bagro

property

Man-Tra Enterprises

Wholesale

Altitude Employment Solutions

Consultancy

Winn Foundation (RF)

consultancy

Source Description Value

Nothing to disclose

Extent of the Property Location-Area Description of Property

35 sq metres

Cape Town

Shonsay

35 sq metres

Cape Town

Shonsay

12 sq metres

Gardens, Cape Town

Trevi

12 sq metres

Gardens

Trevi

half acre

Vredehoek

Erf 1719

12 sq metres

Gardens, Cape Town

Trevi

44 sq metres

Cape Town

Senator Park

35 sq metres

Cape Town

Shonsay

35 sq metres

Cape Town

Shonsay

Various properties

Cape Town

Isamark Investments

40 sq metres

Cape Town

Senator Park

Source Public/Private

Liberty Life

Private

Liberty Life

Private

Liberty Life

Private

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

R500

2

Sasol Limited

oil

R10 000

500

Sanlam

insurance

R585,723

various

Liberty Life

Unit Trust

R761 553

Various

Liberty Life

Investment

R452 000

Various

Ninety One

Investment

R183 000

Various

Old Mutual

Investment

R2 261 000

Various

Ninety One

Investment

R32 024

Various

Liberty Life

Investment

R719 000

Various

Ninety One

Investment

R177 000

Various

Old Mutual

Investment

R38 688

Various

Chrome Wealth

Investment

Sponsor Description of Journey

Conference of Presidents

Conference in Washington DC - USA

Source Description of Benefit

Nothing to disclose

Source of Sponsorship Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

Conference of Presidents

R100 000

Travel and accommodation to Washington DC - USA

Name of Employer Type of Business

Self

Rental

Bagraims Attorneys

Attorneys

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

NGO

R0

ORT Western Province

NGO

R0

Zip Zap Circus

Law

R40 000 per month

Bagraims Attorneys

NGO

R0

Epilepsy SA

NGO

R0

Association for Physically Disabled

NGO

R0

Woodside Special Care Centre

Education

R0

Kaplan Centre - University of Cape Town

NGO

R0

Rotary - Sea Point

Education

R0

United Herzlia Schools

consultancy

R0

Altitude Employment Solutions

NPC

R0

E-Waste RecyclingAuthority

Trust

R0

Braun Family Trust

Religious

R0

Muizenberg HebrewCongregation

Property

R0

Isamark Investments CC

NGO

R0

Mosaic Healing Centre for Women

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

Trustee

Nil

Braun Family Trust

TRUSTEE

NIL

ORT SOUTH AFRICA WESTERN PROVINCE

Trustee

Nil

Woodside Care Centre

Trustee

Nil

Kaplan Centre - UCT

TRUSTEE

NIL

WINN

Trustee

Nil

Zip Zap Circus

TRUSTEE

NIL

MUIZENBERGHEBREWCONGREGATION

Trustee

Nil

Mosaic Healing Centre for Women

Trustee

Nil

E-Waste Recycling Authority NPC

Period of Contract Value of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity

Nil

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

Labour Law Consulting Property Holding

Altitude Employment Solutions Isamark Investments

Source Description Value

Nil

Extent of the Property Location – Area Description of Property

6 bedrooms 1 bedroom 1 bedroom

Vredehoek City Bowl Observatory

Personal Property Apartments Apartments

Source Public/Private

None other than Parliament

Sponsor Description of Journey

Nil

Source Description of Benefit

Nil

Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship Extent

Nil

Name of Employer Type of Business

Self employed as consultant in law firm

Law Firm

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

Labour Law Consulting Labour Law Consulting

Bagraims Attorneys Altitude Employment Solutions

Approx. R200 000 per year Approx. R 50 000 per year

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

Nil

Name of State Entity Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract

Nil

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Altitude Employment Solutions Isamark Investments

Labour law consulting Property holding

Source Description Value

Nil

Extent of the Property Location – Area Description of Property

6 bedrooms 1 bedroom 1 bedroom

Vredehoek City Bowl Observatory

Personal property Apartments Apartments

Source Public/Private

None other than Parliament

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

Small amount of Share holding in public companies due to insurances

Sponsor Description of Journey

Nil

Source Description of Benefit

Nil

Source of Sponsorship Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Extent

Nil

Name of Employer Type of Business

Self employed as consultant in law firm

Law Firm

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

Labour Law Consulting Labour Law Consulting

Bagraims Attorneys Altitude Employment Solutions

Approx. R200 000 per year Approx. R100 000 per year

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

Nil

Sponsor Description of Journey

SA Israel Foundation

Trip for studying in Israel.

Extent of the Property Location – Area Description of Property

Cape Town

Exclusive use area

Cape Town

Exclusive use area

Cape Town

Exclusive Use Area

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

Vredehoek, Cape Town

Erf

Name of Employer Type of Business

Self employed

Attorney

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

Self employed.

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Michael Bagraim and Associates – 1990/033477/23 (Resigned)

Altitude Employment Solutions – 2010/011700/07

Zoop Industries – 1998/0330447/23 (Resigned)

Isamark Investments – 1986/014684/23

Mosaic Women’s Training Service and Healing Centre – 1993/006860/08 (Resigned)

Radio Disa – 2012/222450/08

South African Jewish Trust – 1970/000007/08 (Resigned)

Bagraim SACHS – 2014/019095/21 (resigned)

WINN Foundation (RF) – 2017/532772/08

Democracy Development Program (RF) – 1981/000098/08(Resigned)

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

-

-

Michael Davis Family Trust

006127/1996

-

-

The Good Start Trust

001113/2017

Description Extent Location

Sectional Scheme

Sectional Title

Cape Town

Sectional Scheme

Sectional Title

Cape Town

Sectional Scheme

Sectional Title

Cape Town

Sectional Scheme

Sectional Title

Cape Town

Erf

Residential

Vredehoek, Cape Town

Sectional scheme

Sectional Title

Cape Town

Sectional scheme

Sectional Title

Cape Town

Sectional scheme

Sectional title

Cape Town

Sectional Scheme

Sectional title

Cape Town

Sectional Scheme

Sectional title

Cape Town

Erf

Residential

Milnerton, Cape Town

Sectional Scheme

Sectional title

Cape Town

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

Mr John Steenhuisen

Attorney

Yes

Self Employed

Name Activity

Self Employed

Attorney

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Director

Radio Disa

Director

Altitude Employment Solutions

Director

Winn Foundation (RF)

Director

Isamark Investments

Description Sponsor

Trip for Fact Finding

South African Jewish Board of Deputies

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Toi-Toi Clothing Manufacturing (Deregistration)

Clothing Manufacturing

We Care - Siyakhathala (Final Deregistration)

Deregistration

All Glass Parow

Resigned

Altitude Employment Solutions

Employment Solutions

Bagraim Sachs

Resigned

Michael Bagraim and Associates Attorneys

Democracy Development Program (RF)

Resigned

Isamark Investments

Investments

Mosiac Womens Training Service and Healing Centre

Resigned

South African Jewish Trust

Resigned

Zoop Industries

Resigned

Bagro

Barbuxton Property

Resigned

Elysium Holdings

Resigned

Man-Tra Enterprises

In Business

Soft Touch Technologies

Resigned

Salient Strategic Advertising and design

Resigned

Slick Property Investments

Investments

Name Value Activity

Bagraims Attorneys

Nil

Attorneys

Bagraims Sachs Attorneys

Nil

Attorneys

Description Location Extent

Unit

Cape Town

Unit

Cape Town

Unit

Cape Town

Erf 2221

Milnerton, Cape Town

House

Erf 1719

Vredehoek, Cape Town

House

Unit

Cape Town

House

Unit

Cape Town

House

Unit

Cape Town

House

Unit

Cape Town

House

Unit

Cape Town

House

Unit

Cape Town

House

Unit

Cape Town

House

Unit

Cape Town

House

Unit

Cape Town

House

Unit

Cape Town

House

Description Location

Unit

Cape Town

Unit

Cape Town

Unit

Cape Town

Erf

George

Erf

Vredehoek

Unit

Cape Town

Unit

Cape Town

Unit

Cape Town

Unit

Cape Town

Unit

Cape Town

Unit

Cape Town

Unit

Cape Town

Unit

Cape Town

Erf

Milnerton, Cape Town

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

J Steenhuisen

Law firm

Yes

Self employed

Name Value Activity

Bagraims Attorneys

R100 000

Attorneys

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Altitude Employment Solutions

Private Co.

Mosaic Women's Training Service and Healing Centre

NGO

BAGRO

MAN-TRA Enterprises

Description Extent Location

Apartment

2 Bedroomed

Hermanus

Apartment

2 Bedroomed

Cape Town

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

J Steenhuisen

Attorney

Yes

Self employed

Name Value Activity

Bagraim Sachs

NIl

Attorneys

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Altitude Employment Solutions

Private Co.

Democracy Development Program

NGO

Michael Bagraim and Associates

CC

Mosaic Women's Training Service and Healing Centre

NGO

Elysium Holdings

[Deregistration process]

Name of Company Nature Nominal Value No

Bagraim Sachs Partnership

Attorneys

Democracy Development Program

Development

Mosaic Women's Training Service

Training

Isamash CC

Property

R1m

20%

Altitude Employment

Altitude Employment

Michael Bagraim & Associates

Property

R500 000

100%

Description Extent Location

3 Apartments

1 Bedroomed each

Observatory, CPT

House

4 Bedroomed

City Bowl, CPT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

DT George

Attorneys

Yes

Self employed

Name Value Activity

Bagraim Attorneys

+-R20 000

Attorneys

Bagraim Sachs Attorneys

Nil

Attorneys

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Altitude Employment Solutions

Private Company

Bagraim Sachs

Personal Liability Company

Democracy Development Program

NGO

Michael Bagraim and Associates

CC

Mosaic Women's Training Service and Healing Centre

NGO