Ms Siviwe Gwarube

National Assembly

Siviwe Gwarube

About Siviwe Gwarube

Siviwe began her career in politics as a professional staff member working in communications back in 2012. She then moved on to work for the Western Cape government as a spokesperson and the Head of Ministry for the Department of Health in the province. In the lead up to and during the 2019 elections, She was the Executive Director of Communications for the DA before seeking public office and being elected. Read more here.

2021 committee attendance as mp

77% attendance rate

Attended 40 meetings out of 52

2020 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 23

2019 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 13

Attendance Methodology

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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Committee appearances

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 2 Sep 2021

    (1)What are the reasons that two certain health professionals (names furnished) are not yet disciplined by the SA Nursing Council and the Health Professionals Council of South Africa for the Life Esidimeni deaths; (2) whether investigations regarding the disciplinary cases of the two health officials are still ongoing; if not, ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 2 Sep 2021

    What are the national minimum standards for (a) air ambulances, (b) helicopters and (c) fixed-wing aircraft?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 4 Jun 2021

    What (a) has been the breakdown of the costs of corruption within his department in the past five financial years, (b) number of tenders have been cancelled as a result of irregularities and/or corruption in each province in the past five years, (c) is the total amount of irregular expenditure ...

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Plenary appearances

  • GOVERNANCE - CLUSTER 3 27 May 2020

    Madam Speaker, I am glad Minister that we are exploring alternative means to be able to ramp up our tests over and above what we have targeted. And I agree with you that we have seen a steady increase but experts in the field, Minister, including the World Health Organization, ...

  • GOVERNANCE - CLUSTER 3 27 May 2020

    On what basis have we made the decision to resume with religious gatherings, considering what we know about cluster outbreaks in provinces when it comes to Covid- 19?

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