Thamsanqa Bhekokwakhe Mabhena

National Assembly

Thamsanqa Bhekokwakhe Mabhena

About Thamsanqa Bhekokwakhe Mabhena

Mr Mabhena is a member of the Democratoc Alliance. He is a member of the National Assembly and serves in the Portfolio Committee of Transport.

He served in the DA in two provinces (Mpumalanga and Gauteng) occupying various roles in the DA in the two provinces as follows:

Mpumalanga: - Transport coordinator: Dr JS Moroka Constituency 2009 General Elections - Constituency Secretary: DJ Moroka Constituency - 2010
- Deputy Constituency Chairperson DA Youth: Dr JS Moroka Constituency – 2012 - Member of the DA Youth Provincial Council: 2009 – 2013

Gauteng: - DA Youth Constituency Youth Rep: Hlanganani Constituency – 2014
- Constituency Officer: JHB Central Constituency – 2015 (Professional staffer)
- Johannesburg Regional Coordinator: Telecanvassing – 2015 (Professional Staffer) • Events coordinator: Logistics Mashaba Mayoral campaign – 2015 & 2016 (Professional staffer). - PR Councillor City Of Johannesburg Metro municipality – 2016 - Constituency Chairperson: Hlanganani constituency – 2017 - Member of Parliament – 2019

Read more about Mr Mabhena in our blog feature here:

2020 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 25 meetings out of 27

2019 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 19 meetings out of 20

  • 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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Committee appearances

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Transport 18 Sep 2020

    Whether the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is currently engaged in any process of insourcing security personnel; if so, what is the total number of (a) security personnel to be insourced and (b) the existing security personnel that will be insourced?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Transport 4 Sep 2020

    (1)Whether his department has distributed any face masks in the past two months; if so, (a) what number of face masks have been issued and distributed to (i) taxi ranks and/or (ii) taxi associations throughout the Republic and (b) on what dates were the specified face masks delivered ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Transport 4 Sep 2020

    Whether his department has distributed any sanitisers to (a) taxi associations and/or (b) taxi ranks throughout the Republic; if so, (i) what total number of sanitisers, (ii) at what total cost to his department and (iii) how long does he envisage the specified programme will last?

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Plenary appearances

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