Ms Sheilla Tembalam Xego

National Assembly

Sheilla Tembalam Xego

About Sheilla Tembalam Xego

What is your political background? My interest in politics started way back in 1976 and 1977 when I was young and still attending teaching college. I started teaching in 1980 and then joined a teacher union. As a unionist I became actively involved in politics. From 2000 to 2006 I served as a Councillor in Mbhase Municipality in the Eastern Cape. I then became a Councillor in the Amathole District Municipality and served from 2006 to 2010. In 2011 I was elected to serve as a Member of Parliament. More...

2017 committee attendance as mp

71% attendance rate

Attended 41 meetings out of 58

2016 committee attendance as mp

69% attendance rate

Attended 36 meetings out of 52

2015 committee attendance as mp

70% attendance rate

Attended 33 meetings out of 47

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 1 meeting out of 1

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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.



Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]


Public/Private Source
Public Widow's Pension - GEPF


Location Description
Johannesburg Flat
Stutterheim Plot
Nqabar Dutywa House
Dutywa House
East London Hosue

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]


Public/Private Source
Public GEPF [Spouse benefit]


Location Description
Dutywa House
East London House
Johannesburg House
Stutterheim Plot

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]


Public/Private Source
Public GEPF [Widow's Pension]


Location Extent Description
Dutywa Normal Residential
Northriding Normal Residential

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances


    No questions found

Plenary appearances

    No appearances found