Mr Robert Alfred Lees

National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces

Robert Alfred Lees

About Robert Alfred Lees

Mr Robert Alfred Lees went to school in KwaZulu Natal (KZN) and matriculated in 1969. He obtained a certificate in electronics from the Natal Technicon and then went on to read for a BCom degree at the University of Natal (Now KZN) in 1998. He worked for Dunlop Tyres as a trainee manager and then Management Accountant. Mr Lees then moved to Consol as General Manager of the Bags & Sacks Division. In 1990 he established an accounting practise in Ladysmith, KZN. Over some 36 years he has worked in the Emnambithi/Ladysmith area amongst all communities - this area forms his constituency for the DA. Mr Lees is heavily involved with commercial farming and land reform. His first five years in Parliament were as a permanent delegate in the NCOP and as a Member of the Select Committees of Finance and Appropriations.

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 14

2018 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate

Attended 56 meetings out of 57

2017 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate

Attended 73 meetings out of 82

2016 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate

Attended 51 meetings out of 57

2015 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 37 meetings out of 39

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

92% attendance rate

Attended 11 meetings out of 12

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  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Member RNS Agencies CC 100% R100
Member Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC 50% R50
Member Nambithi Trading Enterprises CC 100% R100

TRUSTS

Name Of Trusts Trustee/Beneficiary Details Of Benefits
Mermaranch Trust Trustee None
Kingwall Family Trust Trustee None

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Farm Security Ladysmith Farmers Security

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Ladysmith /-3 Hectares Por 9 of 8 Farm Eendvogel Vlei 1264

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Member Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC 50% R50
Member Nambithi Trading Enterprises CC 100% R100
Member RMS Agencies CC 100% R100

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Farm Security Ladismith Farmers Security

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
ladysmith +-3ha Por 9 of 8 of Farm Enedvoge Vlei 1264

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nominal Value
50% Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC R50
100% Nambithi Trading Enterprises CC R100
100% RMS Agencies CC R100

TRUSTS

Registration Number Name Of Trusts Trustee/Beneficiary Details Of Benefits
1003/96 Kingwall Family Trust Trustee None

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Security [Dormant] ladysmith Farmers Security

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Ladysmith 1,1565ha Por. 59 of 18 of Farm

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Member Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC 50% R50
Member RMS Agencies CC 100% R100
Member Roseleigh Farms CC 33,345 R33,34
Member Nambiti Trading Enterprises CC 100% R100

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Farm Security Services Ladysmith Farmers Security

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Ladysmith +-3ha Portion 9 of 8 of Farm Eendvogel

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Member Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC 05% R50
Member RNS Agencies CC 100% R100
Member Roseleigh Farms CC 33.34% R33,34
Member Nambiti Trading Enterprises CC 100% R100

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Farm Security Services Ladysmith Farmers Security

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Ladysmith +-3ha Portion 9 of 8 of Farm Eendvogel Vley 1264

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Member Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC 50% R50
Member RNS Agencies CC 100% R100
Member Roseleigh Farms CC 33,34% R33,34
Member Nambiti Trading Enterprises CC 100% R100

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Farm Security Services Ladysmith Farmers Security

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Accounting/Bookkeeping Nil Alf Lees & Associates CC

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Ladysmith +-3ha Port 9 of 8 of Farm

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
" CC 100% R100
" Roseleigh Farms CC 33.34% R33,34
Membership Share Brushware CC 50% R50
Membership Share RNS Agencies CC 100% R100

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Farm Security Services Ladysmith Farmers' Security

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Accounting/Bookkeeping Nil Alf Lees Associates CC

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Ladysmith +-3ha Por. 9 of 8 of Farm

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Shares Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC 50% R50
Shares Nambithi Trading Enterprises CC 100% R100
Shares RNS Agencies CC 100% R100
Shares Roseleigh Farms CC 33.34% R33.34

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Farm Security Services Ladismith Farmers' Secuirty

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Accounting/Bookkeeping Nil Alf Lees

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Ladysmith +-3ha Por. 9 of 8 of Farm

Committee appearances

  • Financial Matters Amendment Bill: Treasury response to stakeholders; Banks Amendment Bill 6 Mar 2019

    Mr A Lees (DA) proposed that a motion of desirability be done for the Private Member Bill, and the Financial Matters Bill be processed further.
  • 2019 Budget submissions: National Treasury response 1 Mar 2019

    Mr A Lees (DA) said surely the time had come for government to be more robust about reducing expenditure. He asked whether Treasury would agree with this. Also, it appears there were no steps being taken to compensate job losses owing to the Health Promotion Levy. In terms of the ...
  • 2019 Budget: public hearings 27 Feb 2019

    Mr A Lees (DA) agreed to the proposal as presented. IRBA should just be patient so that the search and seizure issue is dealt with thoroughly and Members would need to apply their minds carefully.
  • 2019 Budget: Minister of Finance briefing 21 Feb 2019

    Mr A Lees (DA) commented on Eskom. Where will the R23 billion allocation come from? Given the unbundling was likely to go ahead despite opposition, which unit among the three was going to take up the existing debt? Were there discussions taking place with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) on ...
  • Nugent Commission of Inquiry into Tax Administration and Governance by SARS 13 Feb 2019

    Mr A Lees (DA) appreciated the good work done by the Commission. He noted the recommendation that SARS headhunt a new head for its IT systems. Was it correct to perceive that the current IT executive is not up to task?

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 19 Dec 2018

    (1)Whether the SA Revenue Service (Sars) conducted any due diligence investigations to check the qualifications of a certain person (name furnished) prior to appointing the specified person to the specified position; if not, why was due diligence not conducted; if so, (2) whether Sars found any inaccuracies; if so ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 18 Dec 2018

    (1)Whether a certain official of the SA Revenue Services (Sars) was authorised to participate in an interview with the SA Broadcasting Corporation on 17 October 2018; if so, who authorised the specified person to participate in the specified interview; (2) whether the statements made by the person during the ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 18 Dec 2018

    Whether any forensic investigations were conducted into the operations of the Financial and Fiscal Commission in the period 1 January 2014 to 30 June 2018; if so, what are the details of (a) the person(s) who conducted each forensic investigation, (b) the costs of conducting each forensic investigation, (c ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Notices Of Motion 24 Jun 2014

    Deputy Speaker, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the DA:

    That the House debates the employment of South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) members by the IEC to run national, provincial, and local government elections.

  • Co305E 16 May 2012

    Hon Chair, hon Deputy Minister, with regard to the 119 vacancies for CEOs and the process which is now being followed to fill those vacancies, does that process require that all 119 applicants who will get those positions will have some medical training, as is now required by law? If ...

All Plenary Appearances