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 7 meetings out of 11

2018 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate

Attended 49 meetings out of 60

2017 committee attendance as mp

77% attendance rate

Attended 58 meetings out of 75

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

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

PENSIONS

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

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
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 and Belief (Flights and Accommodation)
Konrad Adenamer Foundation - Germany (b) Centre Right Parties (Flights and Accommodation to Germany)

SPONSORSHIPS

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

TRUSTS

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

PENSIONS

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

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

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

BENEFITS

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

SPONSORSHIPS

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

TRUSTS

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

PENSIONS

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

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

BENEFITS

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

TRUSTS

Name Of Trusts
Narend Singh Family Trust [Dormant]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

PENSIONS

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

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

BENEFITS

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

SPONSORSHIPS

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

PENSIONS

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

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

BENEFITS

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

SPONSORSHIPS

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

PENSIONS

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

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

BENEFITS

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

SPONSORSHIPS

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Closed Pension Fund

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

BENEFITS

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

SPONSORSHIPS

Extent Description Source
course [Africa] CEEF

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Closed Pension Fund

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

BENEFITS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Committee appearances

  • Committee Legacy Report 7 Mar 2019

    Mr N Singh (IFP) moved for the adoption of the minutes.
  • Public Finance Amendment Act: regulations; Deputy Auditor-General appointment; SCOAG 2018 Annual Report & Legacy Report 26 Feb 2019

    Mr N Singh (IFP) noted that the AG had the capacity to appoint for 5 years. Two options are available: an appointment for 2 years, which creates expectation that the current DAG will become AG. He proposed extension for 5 years, and if the DAG applied for the AG’s ...
  • DPE on issues emanating from State of the Nation Address 13 Feb 2019

    Mr N Singh (IFP) asked when sanity can be restored at Eskom and the time frame for an end to load shedding. He asked if labour is on-board working with government and Eskom to find a common solution to Eskom’s woes. Looking at slide 8, the number of Eskom ...
  • Eskom Inquiry report: adoption 28 Nov 2018

    Mr N Singh (IFP) noted the Committee had agreed to look at Denel and Transnet although these entities were not captured in the Committee Report because time did not allow them to do that. The Committee needed to recommend that the Sixth Parliament look at both Transnet and Denel.
  • Committee reports 28 Nov 2018

    The Chairperson thanked the Content Advisor and added that most municipalities that could not pay the fee of the AG were assisted by the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA). She welcomed Mr N Singh (IFP), and asked if any Members would move the adoption of the draft ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Environmental Affairs 22 Nov 2018

    Why is the Government allowing a demersal longline fishery to catch an unlimited number of sharks along our coastline, whereas the economic benefit of the demersal shark longline fishery is minimal when compared with the adverse environmental impact on the greater coastal ecosystem including highly protected species such as Great ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Labour 15 Nov 2018

    (a) Whether she has been informed of the foreign-owned (a) companies in general and (b) companies in the private security sector, particularly at Airports Company South Africa, are (i) monopolizing their respective sectors through various elite black economic empowerment partnerships, alternatively fronting and (ii) exploiting their South African labour force ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services 27 Oct 2018

    What are the details of (a) the progress made by the joint ministerial investigation into corruption in the form of state prosecutors who are deliberately thwarting justice by bungling cases in collusion with defence attorneys and (b) any arrests that have been made in this regard?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

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