Mr Narend Singh

National Assembly

Narend Singh

About Narend Singh

Mr Singh was born on 5 September 1954 in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal. In 1971, he proceeded to the University of Durban-Westville and studied towards a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He has served on many social, cultural, civic and sports organisations. His political involvement started at a very early age, first as an activist at secondary school and then at the University of Durban Westville. He participated in many boycotts and organisations that opposed apartheid. In 1993, he joined the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), and is currently the Treasurer General and Chief Whip of the Party. In 1994, he was appointed as a Senator in the first Senate of the Republic of South Africa. He was a Whip of the party in the Senate. In 1996, he was recalled by the IFP to the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature serving first as Leader of Government Business and later as MEC in various portfolios from April 1997 to March 2006. Mr Singh has been a Member of the National Assembly since August 2007.

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2019 committee attendance as mp

64% attendance rate

Attended 9 meetings out of 14

2018 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate

Attended 50 meetings out of 61

2017 committee attendance as mp

78% attendance rate

Attended 61 meetings out of 78

2016 committee attendance as mp

64% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 42

2015 committee attendance as mp

51% attendance rate

Attended 24 meetings out of 47

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

48% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 25

  • 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]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Mandla Matla Publishing (Unpaid Non Executive Director) Publishing
N M Singh Partnership Property Investments
Cranes Crest Investments

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Rem of Lot 1 (50%) 3000sq.m Craigieburn, KZN
Lot 185 of 167 (25%) /-2800sq.m Craigieburn, KZN
Unit 6, Las Palmas /-220sq.m Scottburgh, KZN
Sub 2 of Flat 1 (50%) /- 5000sq.m Craigieburn, KZN

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Closed pension Fund Public
Allan Gray Annuity Living Fund Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature No
/-R23 000 Old Mutual Investment
/-R18 00 per share Old Mutual Demutualisation 700
/-R35.00 per share Sanlam Demutualisation 1128
/-R30.00 per share Adcorp Adcop Shares 159
R25 000 (Original Investment) Sasol Inzalo Shares
/-R380.00 per share Shares 35

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Avios Miles BA
Voyager Miles SAA
Payment of some of my Insurance Premuims M Singh's Tours
Two Conferences: (a) Freedom of Religion and Belief (Flights and Accommodation) Konrad Adenamer Foundation - Germany
(b) Centre Right Parties (Flights and Accommodation to Germany) Konrad Adenamer Foundation - Germany

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description Extent
BA Avios Miles
SAA Voyager Miles
M Singh's Tours Payment of some of my Insurance premuims
Konrad Adenamer Foundation - Germany Two Conferences (a) Freedom of Religion Flights and Accommodation to Germany

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
Property N Singh P Singh M Singh Purchased Narend Singh Family Trust- IT 352/2006/PMB

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Mandla Matla Publishing [Non executive Director] Publishing
Crane's Crest Investments 121 Private Co.
N M Singh Partnership Property

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sub 2 of Lot 1 (50%0 +-5 000sq.m. Craigieburn, KZN
Rem of Lot 1 (50%) +-3 200sq.m. Craigieburn, KZN
Lot 185 of 167 (25%) +-2 700sq.m. Craigieburn, KZN
Unit 6, Las Palmas +-220sq.m. Scottburgh, KZN

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Closed Pension Fund Public
Allan Gray Annuity Living Fund Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature No
+-R230 000 Old Mutual Investment
+-R18 p/s Old Mutual Demutualisation shares 700
+-R35 p/s Sanlam Demutualisation shares 1 128
+-R40 p/s Adcorp Adcorp 159
+-R350 p/s [R25 000 total] Sasol/Inzalo Shares

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Flights, accommodation, meals, transport Ministry of Foreign Affairs [Republic of China - Taiwan]

BENEFITS

Source Description
SAA Voyager miles
BA Avios points
M Singh Tours CC Payment of some life insurance premiums

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description Extent
Ministry of Foreign Affairs [Republic of China - Taiwan] Attending Presidential Inauguration [Taipei] 18-24 May 2016 Flights, accommodation, meals, transport

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts
Purchased property N Singh and M Singh Narend Singh Family Trust

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Mandla Matla Publishing [Non-Executive Director] Publishing
Crane's Crest Investments 121 Private Co.
N & M Singh Partnership [50%] Property

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sub 2 of Lot 1 [50% share] +-5 000sq.m. Craigieburn, KZN
Rem of Lot 1 [50% share] +-3 200sq.m. Craigieburn, KZN
Lot 185 of 167 [25% share] +-2 700sq.m. Craigieburn, KZN
Unit 6 Las Palmas [50% share] +-220sq.m. Scottburgh

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Closed Pension Fund Public
Aims Annuity Living Fund Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature No
R220 000.00 Old Mutual Investment
+-R15.00p/s Old Mutual Demutualisation 700
+-R30.00p/s Sanlam Demutualisation 1 128
+-R35.00p/s/ ADCORP Shares 159
R20 000.00 Sasol Inzalo Shares

BENEFITS

Source Description
SAA Voyager miles
BA Avios points
M Singhs Tours CC Payment of some insurance premiums

TRUSTS

Name Of Trusts
Narend Singh Family Trust [Dormant]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
N & M Singh Partnership [50%] Property
Mandla Matla Publishing [Director] Newspaper

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sub 2 of Lot 1 +-5 000sq.m. [50%] Craigieburn, KZN
Rem of Lot 1 +-3 200sq.m. [50%] Craigieburn, KZN
Lot 185 of 167 +-2 700sq.m. [25% share] Craigieburn, KZN
Unit 6, Las Palmas +-220sq.m. [50%] Scottburgh

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Aims Annuity Living Fund Private
Closed Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature No
R210 000 Old Mutual Investment
+-R13,550p/s Old Mutual Demutualisation 700
+-R28 p/s Sanlam Demutualisation 1 128
+-R31,00 p/s/ ADCORP Shares 159
R18 500 Sasol Inzalo Shares

BENEFITS

Source Description
SAA Voyager miles
M Singh Tours CC Payment of some Insurance Premiums
BA Avios Points

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description Value
CEEF Study Bursary
CEEF Flight costs - Graduation in London R14 000

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Crane Crest Investments 121 CC Investment - Movable property
N M Singh Partnership [50%] Property

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Unit 6, Las Palmas [1/2 share] +-220sq.m. Scottburgh
Lot 185 of 167 [1/4 share] +-2 700sq.m. Craigieburn
Rem of Lot 1 +-3 200sq.m. [1/2 share] Craigieburn
Sub 2 of Lot 1 [1/2 share] +-5 000sq.m. Craigieburn

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Closed Pension Fund Public
Aims Annuity Living Fund Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature No
R200 000 Old Mutual Investment
R13,50 p/s Old Mutual Demutualisation 700
+-R25,00 p/s Sanlam Demutualisation 1 128
+-R30,00 p/s ADCORP Shares 159
R18 300,00 Sasol Inzalo Shares

BENEFITS

Source Description
SAA Voyager miles
BA Points
M Singhs Tours CC Insurance Premiums Benefit

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description Extent
CEEF Study bursary 1 Course
Parliament RSA Study Assistance R4 000

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Cranes Crest Investments 121CC Investment - Movable Property

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Unit 6 Sectional title +-220sq.m. KwaZulu Natal
Sub 2 of Lot 1 +-500sq.m. KwaZulu Natal
Rem of Lot 1 +-3 200sq.m. KwaZulu Natal
Lot 185 of 167 +-2 700sq.m. KwaZulu Natal

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Aims Annuity Living Fund Private
Closed Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature No
R183 564.00 Old Mutual Investment
R13.50ps Old Mutual Demutualisation 700
+-R25.00ps Sanlam Demutualisation 1 128
+-R30.00ps Adcorp Shares 159
R18 300.00 Sasol Shares
R1,8ml ABSA Living Annuity

BENEFITS

Source Description
SAA Voyager miles
BA Miles
M Singhs Tours CC Insurance Premium Benefits

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description Extent
CEEF Study Bursary R1 200 x 4 courses
Parliament RSA Study Assistance +-R8 000.00pa

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership
Cranes Credit Investment 121 {CC] Investment - Movable Property

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
No 6 Las Palmas [50%] Sectional Title Scottburgh, KZN
Sub 2 of Lot 1 [50%] 5 000sq.m. Craigieburn, KZN
Lot 185 of 167 [25%] 2 700sq.m. Umkomangi Drift, KZN
Rem of Lot 1 3 200sq.m. Craigieburn, KZN

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Closed Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature No
R183 564 Old Mutual Investment
R13.00 per share Old Mutual Demutualisation 700
-R23.10 per share Sanlam Demutualisation 1 128
- R27.00 per share Adcorp Shares 159
R18 300 Sasol Shares
-R1.7 million Absa Aims Living Annuity Living Annuity

BENEFITS

Source Description
BA Voyager miles
SAA Voyager miles
M Singhs Tours CC Insurance Premium payments

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description Extent
CEEF [Africa] course

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Closed Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature No
R75,000 Old Mutual Frontiers Investment
R12,72 per share Old Mutual Demutualisation 700
R23,10 per share Sanlam Demutualisation 1128
R27,00 per share Adcorp Shares 159
R18,300 Sasol Shares
R1,674,826.96 Absa Aims Living Annuity Living Annuity

BENEFITS

Source Description
SAA Voyager miles
BA Voyager miles
Southern Sun Sun Rands
M Singhs Tours CC Insurance premium payments

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Cranes Crest Investments 121 (CC) Investment - Movable property

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
No 6 Las Palmas [50%] Sectional Title Scottburgh, KZN
Sub 2 of Lot 1 [50%] 5000sq.m. Craigiebum, KZN
Lot 185 of 167 [25%] 27000sq.m. Umkomanzi Drift, KZN
Rem. of Lot 1 [50%] 3200sq.m. Craigieburn

Committee appearances

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 11 Mar 2019

    (a) Whether any plans are in place with regard to the reported 200 vacant posts for critically required doctors and specialists at Gauteng’s four academic hospitals, (b) what are the reasons for the vacancies and (c) what steps are being immediately implemented by his department to mitigate against such ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 11 Mar 2019

    (a) What are the details of the guidelines that have been issued by the SA Health Products Regulatory Authority in respect of greenhouse requirements for the granting of a medical cannabis licence and (b) is there a limit on the amount of medicinal cannabis that can be (i) grown, (ii ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 11 Mar 2019

    (1)What (a) is the number of Medical Cannabis Licences that were issued to date and (b) are the names of the applicants and/or entities that were issued with licences; (2) what were the reasons for the delay to issue licences if none have been issued as applications have ...

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Plenary appearances

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