Sophie Suzan Thembekwayo

National Assembly

Sophie Suzan Thembekwayo

About Sophie Suzan Thembekwayo

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 10 meetings out of 10

2018 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 48 meetings out of 53

2017 committee attendance as mp

69% attendance rate

Attended 31 meetings out of 45

  • 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 2017 [Source]


Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Accommodation Hauzen Guest House (Pty)Ltd

Committee appearances

  • Interviews 13 Mar 2019

    Dr S Thembekwayo (EFF) noted that Ms Lemmer’s CV indicated that she had once worked at the Department of Education as a Cultural Officer. The candidate was the first to include people of all races and cultures against the policy culture that existed both locally and internationally. Dr Thembekwayo ...
  • Compensation Commissioner for Occupational Diseases 2012/13 & 2013/14 Annual Reports 6 Mar 2019

    Referring to slide 5, Dr S Thembekwayo (EFF) would like to know to whom the transaction was made. On the machinery and equipment, she queried about why there was under-spending in the section.
  • Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bill: consideration 6 Mar 2019

    Ms S Thembekwayo (EFF) reserved support of the Bill.
  • Committee Report on Cuba study tour 20 Feb 2019

    Dr S Thembekwayo (EFF) concurring with the position of Dr Maesela said it should be a combination of the Department of Higher Education and the Department of Health because after the completion of their education they are supposed to render their services in the Department of Health.
  • Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bill [B42-2018]: DST briefing 20 Feb 2019

    Dr S Thembekwayo (EFF) said that the amendments are positive because government must always be aware of changes in the departments and the assertion of the provision for members to disclose conflict of interest upon appointment is to be commended. She further asked whether the Department received any negative comments ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 3 Jan 2019

    (a) What is the number of hospitals with broken or dysfunctional ophthalmology equipment in each province and (b) how is surgery affected in each instance?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 3 Jan 2019

    (1)(a) What stakeholders were consulted in the drafting of the National Health Insurance Bill, (b) what are the names of each stakeholder and (c) what form did the consultation take; (2) whether the suggestions and/or contributions by the stakeholders were included in the Bill in question; if not ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 3 Dec 2018

    What is the (a)(i) total number of staff and (ii) designation of each staff member in each (aa) shift, (bb) public healthcare facility and (cc) province and (b)(i) name and (ii) location of each public healthcare facility?

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Plenary appearances

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