Ms Sheilla Tembalam Xego

Member of the National Assembly

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Sheilla Tembalam Xego

About Sheilla Tembalam Xego

Ms Xego is a member of the African National Congress. She started her career in politics in 1976 as a trade unionist. From 2000 to 2006, she served as a Councillor in the Mbhase Municipality and Amathole District Municipality in the Eastern Cape. Ms Xego progressed through the ranks in her political career and in 2011 she was elected to serve as a Member of Parliament (MP).

She currently serves as an MP in the National Assembly as an alternate Member of the Portfolio Committee on Communications and a full member in the Portfolio Committee on Tourism.

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (1 of 1 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate (16 of 20 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

55% attendance rate (22 of 40 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate (20 of 25 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate (49 of 56 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

71% attendance rate (41 of 58 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

69% attendance rate (36 of 52 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

70% attendance rate (33 of 47 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (1 of 1 )

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.

Ms S Xego (ANC) said she appreciated the framework that had been organised by the House Chair, and that the ...

Ms S Xego (ANC) appreciated that the Ministry had honoured the Committee’s invitation. A lot was gained from the presentation. ...

Ms S Xego (ANC) asked what SAT planned to do to correct the identified problems and would the audit action ...

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.

Hon House Chair, the ANC condemns in the strongest possible terms the assault of the multiple award-winning actress and musician Abigail Khubeka, allegedly by a Soweto taxi driver. The driver ...

Hon House Chair, the ANC condemns in the strongest possible terms the assault of the multiple award-winning actress and musician Abigail Khubeka, allegedly by a Soweto taxi driver. The driver ...

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.
Public/Private Source

Public

GEPF

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

1. Residential

Nqabara

2. Residential

Johannesburg

3. Residential

East London

4. Residential

Dutywa

5. Plot

Stutterheim

Public/Private Source

Public

GEPF

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Residential

Nqbara location

Unknown

Residential

Komkhulu location, Eastern Cape

Unknown

Residential

La Dolce Vita, Johannesburg

Unknown

Residential

Beacon Bay , East London –Eastern Cape

Unknown

Residential

IDutywa Town, Eastern Cape

Unknown

Plot

Sutterheim, Eastern Cape

Unknown

Source Public/Private

GEPF

Public

Description Sponsor

East London to Durban

Old Mutual

Description Location Extent

Residentail

Nqabara Location

REsidential

La Dolce Vita, Gauteng

Sectional Title House

Residential

East London

Unknown

Residential

Dutywa Town

Unknown

Plot

Stutterheim

Unknown

Source Public/Private

GEPF

Public

Description Location

Flat

Johannesburg

Plot

Stutterheim

House

Nqabara Dutywa

House

Dutywa

House

East London

Source Public/Private

Widow's Pension - GEPF

Public

Description Location

Flat

Johannesburg

Plot

Stutterheim

House

Nqabar Dutywa

House

Dutywa

Hosue

East London

Source Public/Private

GEPF [Spouse benefit]

Public

Description Location

House

Dutywa

House

East London

House

Johannesburg

Plot

Stutterheim

Source Public/Private

GEPF [Widow's Pension]

Public

Description Extent Location

Residential

Normal

Dutywa

Residential

Normal

Northriding