Ms Sharna Gail Fernandez

Member of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Sharna Gail Fernandez

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About Sharna Gail Fernandez

Fernandez was sworn in as the Shadow Minister of Social Development for the Western Cape province in May 2019.

She served as the Speaker of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament from 2014 to 2019.

She worked in the banking sector before entering politics.

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2023 committee attendance as mp

70% attendance rate (7 of 10 )

2022 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (4 of 4 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (7 of 7 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate (6 of 7 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (2 of 2 )

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.

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.

No appearances found

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.

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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.

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