Ms Regina Mina Mpontseng Lesoma

National Assembly

Regina Mina Mpontseng Lesoma

About Regina Mina Mpontseng Lesoma

*Ms Lesoma is currently the Acting Chairperson of the Public Service and Administration, Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Portfolio Committee.

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP? My activism started in 1982 when I was at school in KZN. At the time I resided in KwaMashu though I attended school in Umlazi. In the townships politics though covert, was quite alive. At the time I was an active member of the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) where we often underwent different types of training. More...

2018 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 15

2017 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 28 meetings out of 30

2016 committee attendance as mp

97% attendance rate

Attended 29 meetings out of 30

2015 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 21

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

82% attendance rate

Attended 9 meetings out of 11

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Recent meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Newlands East, Durban, KZN Residential
Richmond Gardens, Durban, KZN Residential

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership
Surefine Trading Incorporated
Surefine Trading [Director]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Reservoir Hills, Durban 3 Bedroomed granny flat Residential
Newlands East, Durban 3 Bedroomed Residential

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Private Co. Surefire Trading
Private Co. Surefire Trading

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Reservoir Hills, Durban Normal Residential House
Newlands East, Durban Normal Residential family house

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
NPO Curries Fountain Sports Development Centre
Private Co. Supefire Trading [Director]
Private Co. Surefire Trading [Incorporator]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Durban Normal House

Committee appearances

  • Department & African Renaissance Fund Quarter 4 performance 15 Aug 2018

    Ms R Lesoma (ANC) seconded the motion to adopt the agenda, but asked how agenda items were processed because it was not possible to present an agenda on the day and expect the Department to respond without preparation.
  • IPID Amendment Bill deliberations & approval, Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill deliberations 4 Jul 2018

    Ms R Lesoma (ANC) wanted to know if it was correct for the Parliamentary Legal Adviser to say that the Committee was of the opinion that the Bill did not need to be taken to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).
  • Foreign Service Bill: deliberations 7 Jun 2018

    Ms R Lesoma (ANC) said that she was aware of the concerns that had been flagged by the Department especially on the fact that our Human Resource (HR) is bloated. The Department was generally not doing well despite having the Risk Management Committee and there are challenges in terms of ...
  • Foreign Service Bill: deliberations 6 Jun 2018

    Ms R Lesoma (ANC) said she was comfortable with the Chairperson’s proposals to import some of the clauses from the GIAMA to the Bill, because foreign assets were supposed to be addressed in consultation with DPW. She also remarked that human relations challenges should be addressed according to the ...
  • Foreign Service Bill: discussions 31 May 2018

    Ms R Lesoma (ANC) also agreed with the insertion of the two words.

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Tourism 15 Nov 2013

    Whether, given the fact that international operations are expanding and that this exposes SA Tourism (SAT) and his department to foreign currency risk, his department and SAT have plans to investigate this in the management of risk to exposure; if not, why not; if so, what plans?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Ndp. 21 Jul 2014

    McGluwa.

  • Ndp. 21 Jul 2014

    On a point of order, Chair: The debate is not on the NYDA today. I think it is coming up on Thursday. [Interjections.]

All Plenary Appearances