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 5 years in parliament were as a permanent delegate in the NCOP and as a member of select committees of Finance and Appropriations.

2018 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate

Attended 52 meetings out of 53

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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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

  • VBS Mutual Bank 7 Nov 2018

    Mr A Lees (DA) asked what action would be taken to recover the monies if the bank’s assets were not enough, in the event the application for liquidation is successful.
  • 2018 MTBPS: public hearings 31 Oct 2018

    Mr A Lees (DA) asked COSATU and FEDUSA if they supported the special allocation of R5 billion to SAA. If not, what would the alternative be? He asked what OUTA believed should happen to SAA. Was the organisation in support of the R5.7 billion transfer from PRASA to subsidise ...
  • 2018 MTBPS: Parliamentary Budget Office & FFC briefing 30 Oct 2018

    Mr A Lees (DA) commented on the VAT increase. There was no way the money could be recovered if the hike is rejected by Parliament. He asked what the impact of reverting to 14% VAT would be to future revenue. Was it possible at this stage? Why was it that ...
  • 2018 MTBPS: Minister of Finance briefing 25 Oct 2018

    Mr A Lees (DA) asked for an indication whether the Minister supports privatisation or part privatisation in the context of SOEs. Was this what the Minister meant by reconfiguration of SOEs? There is a huge amount of consternation about the VAT increase that was going to bring in R22 billion ...
  • National Treasury Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report (BRRR) 23 Oct 2018

    Mr A Lees (DA) proposed the inclusion of an additional recommendation speaking to the South African Revenue Service (SARS). He suggested that a paragraph be added to the effect that the Minister should urgently address the matter of the dismissal of SARS Commissioner with the President, given the recommendation by ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 9 Oct 2018

    What (a) amount did each state-owned entity borrow from any entity in China (i) in each of the past three financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2018, (b) is the name of the lender of each loan, (c) conditions are attached to each loan and (d) are the repayment ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 9 Oct 2018

    (1)What are the details of (a) the date on which a certain person (name furnished) was appointed to a certain position (name furnished), (b) the remuneration package of the specified person at the date of appointment, (c) any salary adjustments awarded to the person, including the dates and amount ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 9 Oct 2018

    What are the details of the appointment of certain persons (names furnished) in terms of the (a) qualifications required for each position, (b) qualifications that each specified person possessed, (c) process that was followed to attract applicants for each position, (d) applicants who applied for each position, (e) reasons each ...

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