Mr Shahid Esau

Formerly: National Assembly

Shahid Esau

About Shahid Esau

What is your political background? I went to a high school that was very politically inclined and I was heavily involved in political debates and community youth movements to fight the apartheid regime. I then left the country to study abroad in Saudi Arabia where there were also anti-apartheid movements and I involved myself in those movements. I got involved in politics when I came back just before the negotiations and I joined the ANC. In 1999 I moved from the ANC and joined the Democratic Party (DP) with the aim to become a Councillor in the City of Cape Town in 2000. More...

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (3 of 3 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (27 of 27 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (27 of 27 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (23 of 23 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate (27 of 29 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

96% attendance rate (26 of 27 )

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What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

Mr S Esau (DA) said he had asked about the turnaround strategy previously and the measurement of the Department’s performance ...

Mr S Esau (DA) acknowledged the budget cuts, but the DOD had not stated other ways they were willing reduce ...

Mr S Esau (DA) proposed for the correcting of minor grammatical errors, which were accepted.

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

Whether he has found that minibus taxis and flights that are allowed to operate at full capacity and thereby exposing ...

What measures does he intend to put in place regarding the mass looting that takes place in the Government’s supply ...

What steps does he intend to take against repeat offenders and parolees who allegedly repeatedly commit a very large percentage ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Sandf.

23 May 2013

Hon Chair, hon Minister, Deputy Minister, hon members, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, from the outset I would like to make a clarion call on the hon Minister, her department ...

No2603E

7 Nov 2012

Hon Chair, I am sure we all agree that it is absolutely imperative that the Defence Force is not used to further the interests of any political party. However, there ...

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Director / Owner

Anyazone (Pty) Ltd General Business (dormant)

Description Extent Location

Vacant Erf

1000sq.m

Chatsworth, Malmesbury, Western Cape

Name of Company Nature

Telkom

Shares

Old Mutual

Investments

Source

SA

Source Description Extent

EU

Bursary Wits University

Full

Suburban Travel

Accommodation

Full

Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

Trustee

Shahid Esau

Trustees

Omar Esau W.C Islamic Shariah Dawah Esau

Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

Trustee

Shahid Esau

Trustee

Omar Esau

Name of Company Nature

Telkom

Shares

Old Mutual

Investment

Source Description

SA Voyager

Air miles

Source Description Extent

EU

Bursary Wits University

Full

Description Extent Location

Vacant erf

1 000sq.m.

Chatsworth, Malmesbury

Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

Trustee

Shahid Esau Trust

Trustee

Omar Esau Trust

Name of Company Nature

Telkom

Shares

Old Mutual

Investment

Source Description

SA Voyager

Air miles

Source Description Extent

EU

University Studies [Wits]

Full

Description Extent Location

Vacant erf

1 000sq.m.

Chatsworth, Malmesbury

Name of Company Nature

Omar Esau Trust

Shahid Esau Trust

Old Mutual

Investment

Telkom

Shares

Source Description Extent

EU

University Studies [Wits]

Full

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Anyazone

[Dormant] - New

Future Investment Holding

[New] not registered

Bar Of Gold

[Dormant]

Shameran Home Improvements

Resigned

Shaza Bld Services

[Dormant]

Distinctive Choice

[Dormant]

Gasem Imp-Exp

[Dormant]

Olive Group

[Dormant]

Description Extent Location

Vacant erf

1 000sq.m.

Chatsworth W.C.

Name of Company No Nature

Omar Esau Trust

Shahid Esau Trust

Old Mutual

1

Investment

Telkom

Shares

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Anyazone

[Dormant]New]

Future Investment Holdings

[New/Dormant]

Bar Of Gold

[Dormant]

Shameran Home Improvements

[Resigned]

Shaza Bld Services

[Dormant]

Distinctive Choise

[Dormant]

Gasem Imp-Exp

[Dormant]

Olive Group

[Dormant/New]

Description Extent Location

Vacant erf

1 000sq.m.

Chatsworth, W/C

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

Minimal

100%

Bar Of Gold [Dormant]

CC

Shameran Home Improvements [Resigned]

CC

Minimal

50%

Shaza Bld Services [Dormant]

CC

Minimal

50%

Distinctive Choice [Dormant]

CC

Minimal

1/6

Gasem Imp-Exp [Dormant]

CC

Minimal

25%

Olive Group

(Pty) Ltd

Old Mutual

Investment

Telkom

Shares

Source

Parmed

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Olive Group

Dormant/New

Description Extent Location

Vacant Land

1 000sq.m.

Western Cape