Mr Simphiwe Donatus Bekwa

National Assembly

Simphiwe Donatus Bekwa

About Simphiwe Donatus Bekwa

2018 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 28 meetings out of 33

2017 committee attendance as mp

65% attendance rate

Attended 31 meetings out of 48

2016 committee attendance as mp

63% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 48

2015 committee attendance as mp

51% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 53

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

71% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 28

  • 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.



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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]


Location Extent Description
Esibomvini +-200sq.m. House

Committee appearances

  • National Department of Tourism Quarter 4 performance 15 Aug 2018

    Mr S Bekwa (ANC) said that the Department had made mention of transformation in their presentation, which he viewed to be critical. The presentation had made mention of a skills transfer. He wanted to know how the skills transfer was going to take place. He would advise the Department to ...
  • Department of Small Business Development 2017/18 Quarter 4 performance; with the Deputy Minister 6 Jun 2018

    The Acting Chairperson noted apologies from Mr R Chance (DA), Mr H Kruger (DA), Mr S Mncwabe (NFP) and Mr T Mulaudzi (EFF) for their absence and Mr S Bekwa (ANC) for departing early. He also acknowledged an apology from the Minister.
  • Minister response to Committee recommendations 30 May 2018

    Mr S Bekwa (ANC) supported the idea of visiting the Department. He cautioned that they should not just go there, but should rather go with open eyes. They should be equipped with information in order to investigate the leadership. There was a need to make a follow-up. On the study ...
  • Election of Chairperson; National Tourism Sector Strategy Review 30 May 2018

    Mr S Bekwa (ANC) said the Vision of the NTSS to contribute to inclusive growth is important. He did not see any programmes that spoke to domestic tourism and disadvantaged people.
  • Abalimi Primary Cooperatives: Department progress report 23 May 2018

    Mr S Bekwa (ANC) said that he was very worried. He had expected the presentation to be on the implementing side. It looked as if nothing had been done. He felt that it was a case of two steps forward and three steps back. The Department had done nothing yet ...

All Committee Appearances


    No questions found

Plenary appearances

    No appearances found