Mr Simphiwe Donatus Bekwa

National Assembly

Simphiwe Donatus Bekwa

About Simphiwe Donatus Bekwa

2018 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate

Attended 32 meetings out of 42

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.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]


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

Committee appearances

  • Oceans Economy: National Department of Tourism briefing 31 Oct 2018

    Mr S Bekwa (ANC) appreciated the briefing by the NDT. He asked what had changed the mind of the NDT around efforts on cruise tourism. In the past the NDT had not been keen to pursue efforts on cruise tourism. He noted that it was government policy to ensure that ...
  • Department of Small Business Development Quarter 1 performance 31 Oct 2018

    Mr S Bekwa (ANC) said that more work should be performed with municipalities in the rural areas. The Department’s under-spending was a concern, but he was glad that it had been acknowledged up front, and he was therefore hoping for remedial action on the matter.
  • South African Tourism Quarter 1 performance 12 Sep 2018

    Mr S Bekwa (ANC) asked what SA Tourism could put in place to try and mitigate the economic recession that SA was experiencing. He was hugely concerned about how badly domestic tourism was faring. It would seem as if SA Tourism was doing nothing to improve domestic tourism. SA had ...
  • High Level Panel recommendations: Committee response; Committee Reports 11 Sep 2018

    The Chairperson tabled a suggestion for inter-ministerial collaboration to be added to the recommendation, and Mr S Bekwa (ANC) supported the proposal.
  • SEFA & SEDA on Quarter 4 performance 5 Sep 2018

    Mr Bekwa (ANC) referred to slide 9 regarding other performance highlights where the presentation stated that there are currently 64 municipalities and partners. He said that if he can remember well the last time it was said that the collocations be extended to the rural areas. It was also mentioned ...

All Committee Appearances


    No questions found

Plenary appearances

    No appearances found