Ms Samantha Jane Graham

National Assembly

Samantha Jane Graham

About Samantha Jane Graham

Ms. Graham joined the Democratic Alliance (DA) as a member in 2007, however became an active member in 2009. She organised a DA branch in Aberdeen, a small town in Eastern Cape, and was elected as the Chairperson. In 2011, she was elected as a Councillor. She was re-elected in 2016 and served in the Portfolio Chairperson on Corporate Services and on the Executive Committee of the Dr Beyers Naude Local Municipality. She now serves as a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly. Read more.

2021 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 13

2020 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 32 meetings out of 32

2019 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 18

Attendance Methodology

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DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.



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Committee appearances

  • Public Works & Infrastructure Budget: Committee Report 11 May 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) thanked the Committee Content Advisor for compiling a very thorough and detailed report.
  • CIDB, CBE, IDT & Agrément SA 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans 11 May 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) was concerned that Infrastructure South Africa (ISA) was not presenting its APP despite being an entity of the DPWI and asked why this was the case. She inquired if the entity had its own budget and when this would be presented before the Committee and if ...
  • DPWI & PMTE Audit Action Plan; DPWI & PMTE 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans 4 May 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) commended DPWI for maintaining an unqualified audit report under severe constraints. Part of that was that many of the challenges had been shifted to PMTE which is now carrying the burden of non-compliance on the four matters of leases, expenditure and accruals, project management and the ...
  • Expropriation Bill: oral submissions day 2 25 Mar 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) asked about clause 3(2) of the Bill, which allowed the Minister to expropriate property in cases where other expropriating authorities were reluctant to do so. Would that not usurp the separation of powers, or interfere with the spheres of government? It would allow one sphere of ...
  • DPWI & PMTE 2020/21 Quarter 3 performance 10 Mar 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) said that slide nine of the presentation spoke of a Community Works Programme (CWP) under the EPWP. Are we claiming these work opportunities under the Department, or is this another project with the same name? Slide 11 of the presentation indicated that there should have been ...

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure 16 Jul 2021

    (1)What is the breakdown of costs paid to the owners of a certain company (name furnished) since 2015? (2) Whether there are additional fees such as royalties that must be paid to the specified company; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what amount; (3) Whether ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure 9 Jul 2021

    What was the monthly contract amount for facilities management for the (a) parliamentary precinct and (b) parliamentary villages of (i) Acacia Park, (ii) Pelican Park and (iii) Laboria Park in each year since 1 January 2018 up to the latest specified date in 2021 for which information is available?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 25 Jun 2021

    With reference to Erf 292 Butterworth in the Mnquma Local Municipality that houses a hardware store that has been on-site for 30 years, (a) what is the size of the specified erf, (b) is there a lease agreement between her department and the occupant and (c) what is the monthly ...

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Plenary appearances

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