Mr Mohammed Haniff Hoosen

Member of the National Assembly

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About Mohammed Haniff Hoosen

A former Secretary-General of the Independent Democrats, Mr Hoosen hails from Durban. He served as a Councilor on the Durban Metro Council from 1996 to 2001. In September 2005, Mr Hoosen joined the Independent Democrats and was soon after appointed as the IDs' Election Campaign Manager in March 2006. After becoming a member of the Independent Democrat's National Executive Committee, Mr Hoosen was elected as the Independent Democrat's Secretary General in 2007. He was elected to National Parliament in 2008 representing the Democratic Alliance. He served as the DA Shadow Minister for Home Affairs in the Fifth Parliament (2014 - 2019). Read more about Mr Hoosen in this MP Corner blog.

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (5 of 5 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

69% attendance rate (9 of 13 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

67% attendance rate (60 of 90 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

65% attendance rate (15 of 23 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (30 of 30 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

70% attendance rate (19 of 27 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

63% attendance rate (15 of 24 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

67% attendance rate (14 of 21 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

85% attendance rate (11 of 13 )

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 H Hoosen (DA) appreciated the explanation of the real-time audit process. He observed that the AGSA had said that ...

Mr H Hoosen (DA) thanked the Co-Chairpersons for including the oversights visits on the programme. He said when National Treasury ...

Mr H Hoosen (DA) also welcomed the election of the Co-Chairpersons. The work of the Committee would mean Members should ...

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 and/or his department ever received correspondence from a certain political organisation (details furnished), via email, WhatsApp, hardcopy and/or ...

Whether she and/or her department ever received correspondence from a certain political organisation (details furnished), via email, WhatsApp, hardcopy and/or ...

With reference to the allegations levelled against her department for failing to pay non-profit organisations (NPOs) which manage the Community ...

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.

Thank you very Deputy Speaker, hon Minister what I was saying to is that there are some municipalities that have introduced their own permitting system especially when it comes to ...

Thank you very much Deputy Speaker. Hon Minister obviously didn't hear the previous question and I was referring in particular to the High Court ruling about the food distribution that ...

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

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

General Trading

Amarni Gold Investments

Value Description Source

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Residential

Queensburgh Durban

Aprox 800 sq metres

Public/Private Source

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Description of Journey Sponsor

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Description of Benefit Source

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Type of Business Name of Employer

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

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

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

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

MF & HB Patel Family Trust

trustee

unknown

nil

Description Sponsor

Air Transport

Indian Government

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

Nil

Trustee

MF

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Durban Advertising Agency

Advertising

Source Description Value

EThekwini Municipality

Vodacom July

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Residential

/-800m2

Durban

Description Sponsor

Travel

Friederich Nauman Foundation

Travel

Friederich Naumann Foundation

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

Nil

Trustee

HBB Patel Trust

Description Extent Location

Residential

/-800sq.m

Qeeunsburgh, Durban

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Durban Advertising Agency

Advertising

Source Description

Gold Circle

Tickets - Vodacom July

Description Extent Location

Residential

+-700sq.m.

Queensburgh, Durban

Description Extent Location

Residential

900sq.m.

Durban

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Durban Advertising Agency

Advertising

Source Description Value

Gold Circle

2 x tickets

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Residential property

+-800sq.m.

Durban

Source Description Value

Gold Circle

Tickets to July Handicap

Unknown

Post Newspaper

VIP tickets

Unknown

Tabloid Newspapers

Water bottle

+-R200

Elekweni Municipality

Tickets - Top Gear Festical

+-R500

City of Cape Town

VIP tickets - Lady Gaga Concert

Unknown

City of Cape Town

Tickets - Justin Bieber Concert

Unknown

Description Sponsor

Air travel

Taiwanese Government

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Durban Advertising Agency

Advertising

Name Value Activity

Independant Democrats

R15 000p/m

Political Party

Description Extent Location

Residential

+-800sq.m.

Queenburgh, Durban

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Durban Advertising Agency

General advertising

Description Extent Location

Residential

+-750sq.m.

Durban

Source Public/Private

Parliament Pension Fund

Public

Description Sponsor

Travel to Sweden on study tour on Local Democracy

Swedish Institute for Public Administration

Source Extent

Swedish Institute for Public Administration Flight, accommodation

+-R15 000

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Durban Advertising

Advertising

Description Extent Location

Residential dwelling

890sq.m.

Queensburgh - Durban

Source Public/Private

Parliamentary Pension Fund

Public

Description Sponsor

Study tour to Washington

ACYPL

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Durban Advertising Agency

Advertising

Source Description Value

MTN-SA

Soccer World Cup tickets

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Residential

+-900 sq.m.

Malvern, Queensburgh