Mr Rob Davies

Formerly: National Assembly

Rob Davies

About Rob Davies

Mr Davies was born on 12 May 1948. He holds a Doctorate degree in Political Studies from the University of Sussex and Master's degree in International Relations from the University of South Hampton in United Kingdom. He became a Member of Parliament in 1994 after serving both the African National Congress (ANC) and South African Communist Party (SACP). He worked as a Professor and Co-Director of the Centre for Southern African Studies at University of the Western Cape (UWC). During this period, he undertook policy research for ANC and Southern African Development Community (SADC). Mr Davies has served as Minister of Trade and Industry

Currently

  • No current positions recorded.

Formerly

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Institute for African Alternatives Research / Non Profit

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
George Bizos Book by George Bizos: 65 yrs of friendship R290
Mr Stravos Nicolau Biker Furniture by Artist Forcino R1500

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Apartment 3 Bedrooms Cape Town
House 3 Bedrooms Velddrif - Western Cape

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Institute for African Alternatives Research / Non Profit

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Oman Minister of Commerce Pen Unknown
Mr Anant Singh 3 X DVD's R350
Organisers ( Clothing Summit Durban) 2 Shirts (Clothing Summit Durban) R350
Organisers (Visit to Labora factory Durban) 1 pair of sandals R250
NAACAM artwork bowl R250
Swaziland Minister of Finance Candle, Spice Hamper R250
Organisers(Manufacturing Indaba) Pen , Wallet R300

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
Apartment Cape Town
House Velddrift: Western Cape

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership
Institute For African Alternatives Research/Publishing - Non profit

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Ambassador of Palestine Round Silver plate R300
Tigerbrands Basket of easter eggs, sweets, etc. R350
Agro Processing Unit - Dti Pinotage wine R200
Embassy of China Gienfiddich - single malt Scotch Whisky - product of Scotland Unknown
High Commissioner of India Coffees of India Johnnie Walker Black label - aged 12 years - llt. R400
Ambassador of Belarus Bott. of Belalco Vodca Unknown
Videovision 5 x DVD's R1 000
During state visit to Saudi Arabia Gerald Genta watch, cufflinks, ring and prayer beads Unknown
WIPO Attendance at WIPO Conference - Geneva R78 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Apartment 3 Bedroomed Cape Town
House 3 Bedroomed Velddrif

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Annuity Liberty Life Private

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Institute for African Alternatives Research/Publishing non-profit making

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Huawei 2 Cellphones R1 000 each
SACTWU 3 Shirts R300.00
SA Saudi Arabia Joint Commission Dates/glass statue R350.00
Memela Pratt Book "Mandela The Authorised Portrait" R350.00
Anant Singh 3 DVD's "Mandela Long walk to Freedom" R190 each
Russian Ambassador Kremlin Russian Vodka R300.00
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Art work Tie R350.00
Unati Speirs 3 Books "The way I see it" Alan Sugar "Young Afrika" Reinhild Niebuhr "Being African" Mandlvamba Rukuni R450.00
CEO Defy Turkish coffee maker R1 500.00
Ambassador of Palestine Classique 2012 Vintage [Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot] R350.00
Ambassador of Switzerland Drinking bottle [hot or cold beverages] R100.00
Stavros Nicolaou Meerlust, 2013 Chardonnay Meerlust, 2009 Rubicon - Meerlust Estate, Stellenbosch R500.00
Anant Singh 4 DVD's R190 each
Amka Products Lindt chocolates R300.00
Tata Steel Portrait in commemoration of visit R350.00
Ambassador of Palestine Round silver plate R300.00
Tigerbrands Basket of easter eggs, sweets, etc. R350.00
Agroprocessing Div. dti Pinotage wine R200.00
Anglo American Book "Liberation Diaries, reflections on 20 yrs of democracy" R300.00
Tiger Brands Hamper basket R400.00

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Flat 3 Bedroomed Century City - CPT
House 3 Bedroomed Velddrif - WC

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Annuity - Liberty Life Private

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Institute for African Alternative Research publishing [NPO]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
SACTWU 3 x Shirts R300
SA Saudi Arabia Joint Commission Dates; glass statue R350
Memela Pratt Book "Mandela The Authorised Portrait" R350
Anant Singh 3 x DVD's "Mandela Long walk to freedom" R190 each
Russian Ambassador Kremlin Russian Vodka R300
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Artwork; tie R350
Visit to shoe factory shop Watson shoes R200
PM of Jamaica Jamaica Rum Appleton Estate R350
Sasol Shoes R350
Ministry of Economy Pen - Amber collection Unknown
Mr Stavros Nicolau Conversations with myself - Mandela R300
Turkish Ambassador Turkish delight sweets; Johnny Walker red label; diary R300
Chief Executive -Deloitte and Touche Book 'Solution Revolution" R150
Russian Ambassador Vodka, Russian standard/Pysshnn Ctahoapt Unknown
Amb. of Switzerland Breakfast bowls for 2 [red with red napkins] Apple diet meal recipe Unknown
Amb. of Algeria Algerian dates 2 bott wine [1] Domaine de Saitn Augustin ; "La Confession" 750ml x 2 R300
Anant Singh 4 DVD's "Shadow Dancer", "Seven Psychopaths"; "Song for Marion"; "360" R600
Huawei 2 Cellphones R1 000 each
Unati Speirs 3 books "The way I see it" Alan Suger "Young Afrika" Reinhild Niebuhr "Being Afrikan" Mandivamba Rukuni R450
IDC DVD's R200
Mr V Reddy Champagne, champagne glasses R2 500
Official opening of Tellumat Western Cape Plate R150
Sugar Association Carol Boyes stainless steel sugar bowl R580
Amb. of Palestine eerlust red 2011/Meerlust Estate Stellenbosch gift set:Cardhu single malt; Schotch whiskey[12years] glass R500
Attend Gupta wedding Hotel accommodation +-R8 000
Sekunjalo VIP tickets [Cape Town Jazz Festival] +-R2 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Flat 3 Bedroomed Century City

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Institute for African Alternatives Non-profit Research Organisation

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
IDC DVDs R200
Mr V Reddy Champagne, champagne glasses Unknown
Official opening of Tellumat Western Cape - owners Plate R150
Sugar Association Carol Boyes stainless stell lsugar bowl R580
Visit to Shoe Factory shop Watson shoes R200
PM of Jamaica Jamaica Rum Appleton Estate R350
Swiss Federal Commissioner of the Economy Watch Unknown
Swiss Federal Commissioner of Foreign Affairs Pen Unknown
Japanese Ambassador Camera Unknown
CCCTV Digital camera, dvds Unknown
FOCAC - China (organisers] Seagull watch Unknown
Japanese Deputy Minister Souvenir - traditional box Unknown
Ministers of Foreign Trade Infrastructure and Metallic Industries Rum and coffee R300
Exhibitors Havana Trade Fair Cigars R200
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce [Jamaica] Painting Unknown
Minister of Trade [singing of MOU with Iraq] Souvenir bowl Unknown
Members of delegation [Wine and Brandy Industry] 2 bott of Wine R250
Sekunjalo VIP tickets - CPT Jazz Unknown
Organisers [Gupta Wedding] Hotel accommodation R8 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Flat 3 Bedroom Goodwood

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Institute of African Alternatives Non-profit Research Organisation

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Dr Sankie-Mthembi Mahanyele DVD [E'Lollipop] Unknown
Namibian Ministry of Finance Flashdisk Unknown
Organisers - Korea Expo Teas, Souvenir Unknown
Gordon Institute of Business Book Unknown
SACU Regional Conference Flashdisk, Pen Unknown
Cape Chamber Souvenir - book Unknown
SA Tourism event New Zealand Gift pen set Unknown
Amb. of Saudi Arabia Package of dates Unknown
Wesgro Bottle of wine, souvenir Unknown
JHB Motor Show Souvenirs Unknown
SABS Paper folder Unknown
UAE Minister of Foreign Trade Souvenir Unknown
State visit to Oman [President of UAE] Watch Unknown
Sultan of Oman Watch Unknown
Botwana Chamber of Commerce 2 Night stay at Chobe Lodge Unknown
UN COP17 [Unido] Pen set Unknown
UN COP17 [Unilever] Slow Cooker Unknown
UN COP17 [Opening of Unilever factory] Set of pots Unknown
Xmas gift from Aspen Book - Tutu Unknown
Anant Singh [Xmas gift from Videovision] 4 DVDs, book Tutu
Group Five [Xmas gift] Golf umbrella Unknown
Amb. of Korea [Xmas gift] Bott. of wine - JEM 2007
Deputy PM Thailand Thai silk Unknown
Organisers [Korean Knowledge Sharing programme] Souvenir Unknown
Cuban Ambassador Shirt Unknown
Anant Singh [Videovision] 2 DVDs "My hunter's heart", "The first grader" Unknown
Saudi Chamber of Commerce Souvenir Unknown
Indian Minister of Trade [Min. Sharma] Souvenir decorated box Unknown
IDC Goods related to IDC projects [Gift pack] Unknown
Dubai Chamber of Commerce Souvenir Unknown
Swiss Chamber organisers Swiss chocolates and pocket knife Unknown
CathSSeta [Xmas gift] Pen & business card holder Unknown
WTO Ministerial Geneva Pen & chocolates Unknown
Nestle [Xmas gift] Table napkin holders & chocolates Unknown
Safal Ceramic Vase Unknown
Min. of Economic Planning - Saudi Arabia Souvenir Unknown
Min. of Economic & Mineral Resources - Turkey Souvenir Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Flat 3 Bedroom Goodwood

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Institute for African alternatives Non-profit research organisation

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Demonstration Centre] Wine, souvenir award Unknown
dti - Ministry of Sport Tickets Unknown
Organisers [Global Forum] Books, souvenir Unknown
Duncan Clarke Book 'Africa Crude Continent" Unknown
CEO Metropolitan Lindie Clark Unknown
Sahara Computers Souvenir pack of cards Unknown
Dinner gift Picture frame, clock souvenir Unknown
Minister of Trade - Lesotho Mohair cloth and Lesotho hat Unknown
Phillips Flourescent light bulbs Unknown
Fund Silk scarf and souvenirs Unknown
Chinese Amb. to SA Sony 10 megapixel camera Unknown
Republic of China 9pc Tea Set Unknown
SACTWU Congress Blanket, Conference bag Unknown
Durban [Organisers] Decanter Unknown
Delegation Souvenir Unknown
NGK Ceramics Souvenir Unknown
Delegation] Solar torch Unknown
Anant Singh DVD "My hunter's heart" Unknown
Official visit to Kenya with DP 2 Boxes of coffee Unknown
Mrs Moremi [Sec. of SACU] Stationery pack Unknown
Amb. of Italy Ricotta cake Unknown
Phillipine Amb. 2 Bott. of wine Unknown
Min. Rodrigo Diaz Box of cigars, shirt Unknown
Videovision Anant Singh DVDs Unknown
Apen Pharmacare Wine Unknown
Nexus travel Pen, pencil, small wallet Unknown
Amka Products Box of sweets/nuts Unknown
Indian High Commission 2 Bott of Wine Unknown
EAAB] Leather bag Unknown
Aveng Group Picture 2010 World Cup of Soccer City Unknown
Amb. of Cuba Bottle of Rum, cigars Unknown
DBSA Bank 2010" Unknown
Amb. of China Basket of savouries Unknown
Amb. of Tunisia Box of dates Unknown
Indian Minister of Trade Souvenir Unknown
Indian Minister of Trade Tickets Unknown
SA Cricket Board 3 Tickets Unknown
Dr Rob Adam Drinking glasses Unknown
Essential Concepts Teas/Coffee package Unknown
BMW Dinner [Organisers] Model car BMW coupe Unknown
Wuttenberg Electric drill Unknown
Indian Minister Sharma Carved souvenir Unknown
Claudine Munari Artwork Unknown
Indian Minister Sharma Souvenir Unknown
SANAS Filofax folder and pen Unknown
Pakistan High Commissioner Shawl Unknown
[Organisers] Rug Unknown
Brazilian Minister of Sport Souvenir Unknown
Mahanyele DVD [E'Lollipop] Unknown
Sasol SA Brautigam R374
Minister Sharma Souvenir, Wine, Tea R374
Organisers - WECBOF Wine R374
SABS Pen & Pencil set R374
[Organisers] Laptop bag and tie R374

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Flat 3 Bedroom Goodwood

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Institute for African Alternatives Non-profit research organisation

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Czech Dep. Minister Glass vase "
Polish delegation Vodka "
Factory Management [Monviso] Jersey and t-shirt "
EDI Holdings Pen/Pencil set "
Volkswagen Replica VW model souvenir "
UAE Embassy Dates "
SAIIA Presentation Wits University Pen and book "
Iranian Minister of Mines Souvenir "
Taipei Liaison Office in RSA Black label Johnnie Walker Whisky "
Dr B Mehlomakulu SABS Pen/pencil set "
Ambassador of Cuba Gift basket "
M Moosa African Romance Pen "
Cape Winelands district municipality Wine "
Amb. of Japan Basket "
DIRCO Wine "
Cape Regional Chamber of Commerce Souvenir "
Austrian business delegation Book/dvd "
Tanzania Minister - Mary Nagu Carving "
FIFA Promotional items t-shirt, cooler, bag, cap, etc. "
Constituency visit Worcester Wine "
Amb. of Japan Basket "
DIRCO Wine "
Slovak Dep. Minister Crystal ornament Unknown
Mr Jiang Yaoping - Ministry of Commerce Picture frame Unknown
French Minister Silver plate Unknown
Guy Harris - Bell equipment replica Bell truck souvenir Unknown
Anant Singh 3 DVDs Unknown
BP Southern Africa Silver engraved cup Unknown
Kenyan Minister Tea, coffee, traditional cloth Unknown
Memela Prait and Assocs Book by Robin Sharma Unknown
Avusa Media Gift basket Unknown
Eskom Gift basket Unknown
HC of Trinidad and Tobago - Dr W Mahabir Bottle of Rum Unknown
Peermont Hotel Casino Resort White bathrobe Unknown
Confederation of India Industry Red tie Unknown
Organisers [SACTWU] Blanket, shirt, cap, jacket Unknown
Sarah Dien - FER in Egypt Linen Unknown
US Agriculture Minister Cufflinks, Gift box, tea, coffee, nuts Unknown
Organisers [American Chamber of Business] Wine Unknown
HIP Alliance Book Unknown
Min Sharma [India] Souvenir Unknown
Anant Singh Wine Unknown
Mr Scajola Aniversary Book Unknown
Anant Singh Picture Unknown
Organisers [Doha WTO] Round patterned plate Unknown
Mr Sharma [Doha WTO] Souvenir plate and book on Ghandi Unknown
Gemalto Pen/pencil set Unknown
Cape Film Commission DVDs, booklets Unknown
Keynote speaker at Constituency Launch Renaming Ceremony Wine Unknown
Attend Corporate Council on Africa Washington USA Souvenir Unknown
BMW Press Conference Overnight hotel accommodation at Hyatt Hotel, Rosebank Unknown
Chinese Embassy Cake Unknown
Economic Division Taipei Office Cup cakes Unknown
SACCI Exclusive books gift voucher R500
Delegation from Florida, Miami Book, souvenir R500
Keynote address at dti technology awards Flowers, souvenirs R500
Constituency visit, Langeberg Coffee table book R500
FOCAC Sharm el Shaik Egypt Cellphone, pens, conference bag R500
Egyptian Minister of Investment Souvenir R500
Unicore Trading Teabag gift set R500
Leeum Art Shop Silk tie R500
Brait Group Ceramic bowl R500
Stavros Nicolaou Bottle of red wine R500
Thai Minister Souvenir R500
Bangladesh Minister Souvenir R500
Videovision Entertainment 6 DVDs R500
Vienna Ambassador Leather wallet; key holder and small bowl R500
Ambassador of China Gift basket R500
Minister of Finance Book R500
HSRC Book R500
NUMSA Blanket, shirt, tie R500
Swiss State Secretary Souvenir R500
SACU organisers Pen set, computer accessories R500
Wines of South Africa 3 Bott. of wine R500
Guy Harris Decorated vuvuzela R500
Patrice Motsepe Souvenir R500
Minister Anand Sharma Souvenir R500
Organisers: Launch of Soshanguve Manufacturing Demonstration Centre Wine, souvenir award R500
Minister of Finance Book R500
DM of Trade, Brazil Souvenir R500
SA-EU Summit Kleinmond Wine, golf shirt R500
Durban Chamber of Commerce Exporter of Year Awards Corkscrew set, alarm clock, wallet R500
Tanzania Minister - Mary Nagu Carving R500

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Flat Normal Century City, Goodwood

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 31 Oct 2014

    THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN REPLY Question 2164 Mr G. G. Hill-Lewis (DA) to ask the Minister of Trade and Industry: Has his department undertaken any study on the impact of the imposition of export taxes on (a) the balance of trade, (b) exchange rate and (c) employment in ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 24 Oct 2014

    THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY QUESTION FOR WRITTEN REPLY Question 2145 Mr G G Hill-Lewis (DA) to ask the Minister of Trade and Industry: Has his department undertaken any economic modelling on the effect of the proposed policy of securing preferential local pricing of raw materials on (a) employment in the mining ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 20 Oct 2014

    THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY QUESTION FOR WRITTEN REPLY 567. Mr D W Macpherson (DA) to ask the Minister of Trade and Industry: With reference to the six fishing boats that he handed to the fishing co-operatives of Ocean View and Masiphumelele in March 2013, (a) what was the initial purchase cost ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Anc. 22 Jul 2014

    Chairperson, I think we have had an indication of the spectrum of opinion on these matters, which actually leads me to believe that we are on the right track. To start off with the DA, I think that they have been showing themselves to be very good at describing the ...

  • Appropriation Bill 22 Jul 2014

    Chairperson, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, it's a pleasure to be sharing this Budget Vote debate with our colleagues from the Ministry of Small Business Development. This particular Budget Vote debate is taking this format because a number of the programmes that will be transferred to the Ministry and Department ...

All Plenary Appearances