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. Read more here.

2020 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 20

2019 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 35 meetings out of 37

2018 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate

Attended 57 meetings out of 58

2017 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate

Attended 73 meetings out of 82

2016 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate

Attended 56 meetings out of 62

2015 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 41 meetings out of 43

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

93% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 14

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Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ladysmith Farmers Security Farm Security (Dormant)

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Chinese Consulate Book Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Portion 9 of 8 of farm eendvogel Vley 1264 /- 3 hectares Ladysmith

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRUSTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ladysmith Farmers Security Farm Security

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ladismith Farmers Security Farm Security

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRUSTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Alf Lees Associates CC Nil Accounting/Bookkeeping

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Alf Lees Nil Accounting/Bookkeeping

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Committee appearances

  • UIF on disbursement of funds during Covid 19 Lockdown 26 Jun 2020

    Mr A Lees (DA) thanked the UIF for the presentation. It was a mammoth task to deal with the TERS programme and understood the strains. The question remained that April and May 2020 payments had been very delayed. What would happen with the June 2020 programme? Had the TERS programme ...
  • SIU on investigations relating to the Department of Water and Sanitation 19 Jun 2020

    Mr A Lees (DA) noted his sadness that SIU had to take bold steps to obtain information. What were the circumstances surrounding the LNWB search and seizure? Why was cooperation not forthcoming? Who were the board members of the Mhlathuze Water Board criminally charged and what was the progress? Umgeni ...
  • Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises & SA Express liquidators 17 Jun 2020

    Mr R Lees (DA) asked the Deputy Minister why SAX is being treated differently to SAA in its treatment of employees. He asked who is meeting with SAX employees currently standing outside the DPE office and asked if they are being treated fairly. He asked the liquidators what would trigger ...
  • Minister of Public Enterprises on liquidation process in SA Express 9 Jun 2020

    Mr A Lees (DA) said that he was lost for words, as today was the date for the final liquidation. For the liquidators to seek a three-month extension on the last day and not pitch up at the meeting was absolutely bizarre and outrageous. He asked the Committee to subpoena ...
  • DPWI on deviation from proper procurement regarding tender to contractor Magwa Construction 3 Jun 2020

    Mr A Lees (DA) observed that in its motivation for the appointment, the DPWI had reported that the contractor was already working on the repair and maintenance at Beitbridge. Given the before and after pictures provided by the DPWI, from a performance point of view the contractor was not doing ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the President of the Republic 30 Jun 2020

    Whether he intends to make use of the services of a team of experts from the Office of the Auditor-General to assist the various government departments and municipalities in monitoring and managing the Government’s R500 billion economic support package to help battle the impact of the coronavirus pandemic which ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Enterprises 8 Jun 2020

    What are the details of (a) all government guarantees (i) issued to the SA Airways (SAA) and (ii) utilised by SAA and (iii) for what purpose have they been utilised, (b) all SAA loan debt liabilities including the (i) name of each lender, (ii) amount owed to each lender, (iii ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 4 Jun 2020

    (1)What are the full circumstances which led to the Public Investment Corporation's purchase of the farm Palmietfontein 403, extent 547 hectares, and the Farm IP 564, extent 481 hectares, in the North West for the purchase price of R586 500 000; (2) whether he has found that there ...

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Plenary appearances

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