Ms Thandi Ruth Modise

National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces and North West Provincial Legislature

Thandi Ruth Modise

About Thandi Ruth Modise

Thandi Ruth Modise was elected the Speaker of the National Assembly on 22 May 2019.

Ms Modise served as the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP)in the Fifth parliament. Prior to that, she served as Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Defence and the Joint Standing Committee on Defence. She also currently serves as Chancellor of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)

In 1976, she slipped into Botswana to join the ANC and was later transferred to Angola where she received military training. Having undergone military and political training, Ms Modise was the first woman to return to South Africa to organise the townships to fight against the apartheid regime. She was arrested in 1979, and received an eight-year jail sentence, which she served at Kroonstad Prison.

Ms Modise served as the Deputy Secretary-General of the ANC from 2007 to 2012. She also served as a member of its National Executive Committee, but has remained committed to the Huhudi community. She started the ANC Womens’ League (ANCWL) branch in Huhudi and is a founder member of the Lesedi Community Clinic. She served on the ANC National Executive from 1994 to 2012, and was Deputy President of the ANC Women's League from 1994 to 2004 and served as its President in 2004.

While in Kroonstad Prison, Ms Modise completed her matric and a BCom degree in Industrial Psychology and Economics. She was released in 1988.

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 3 meetings out of 3

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 2

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 3 meetings out of 3

  • 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.

Currently

Formerly

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Special Pension
Private Multi Florid

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary Sanlam /-700 Unknown
Charity TRM Health Trust - Unknown

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Private Company E Five Telecommunications - Resigned
Deregistration Process Ntidi Trading CC
Charity Illitha labantu Holdings - Resigned
Deregistered Stairway Corporate Finance - Resigned

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
Unknown Flowers Ambassador of Russia
Unknown Book: The true story of Heavenly culture, World peace, restoration of light: Peace and Cessation of war International Peace Youth Group(IPYG)
Unknown Tin of the Moon Cakes Consulate General of the Peoples Republic of China - Cape Town

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Edenvale Normal House
Potchefstroom - Farm
Mafikeng Normal House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Multi Florid Private
Special Pension Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
/- 700 Sanlam Ordinary
TRM Health Trust Charity

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ntidi Trading CC Deregistration Process
E Five telecommunications Private
Ilitha Labantu Holdings CC Deregistration Process
Stairway Corporate Finance Private - Deregistered
Ilitha Labantu Holdings Private Charity - Resigned

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Speaker of Lok Shaba Black Velvet Wall decorator Unknown
Marshal of the Senate - Mr Stanislaw Karczewski Porcelain Dancing Dolls in a box Unknown
Deputy Marshall of the Sejm - Mr Ryszard Terlecki Framed Artwork Unknown
Dep Marshall of the Senate - Mrs. Maria Koc Pure Silk Scarf Unknown
Prime Minister - Mrs. Beata Szydlo Clutch Bag ( Zebra Colors) Unknown
Minister of Labour Book - Poland an invitation to a journey Unknown
Governor in Gadanski Framed artwork Unknown
Mr. Al Romanovich, Deputy Chairman, state Duma Porcelain Ornate with Houses of State Duma Unknown
Mrs. VI Matvienko, Chairperson of the Federation Council Boxed Samour Unknown
Mr. EV Mishin, Head security Affairs, Federal Protective Service Encased Porcelain Vase Unknown
Mr SE Donsky, Minister of Natural Resources Book on Mineral Resources Unknown
Mr SV Makarov, Speaker of St Petersburg Legislative Assembly Framed Artwork of Marinsky Palace, St Petersburg Book of Marinsky Palace, St Petersburg Unknown
Mr. GS Poltavchenko, governor of St Petersburg Framed Artwork of St Petersburg Framed Picture with Chair of the NCOP plus disc from Committee for External relations plus pin Unknown
Galina N Karelova, Deputy Chairperson Gold and Black neck Piece Red Floral Russian Doll (Ornament) Unknown
Mr. GS Poltavchenko, Governor of St Petersburg Brown Small bag - Bottega Veneta Unknown
Dr Abukar Bukola Saraki - President of the Senate Federal Republic of Nigeria Watch Note Books Unknown
Mr. Stanleslaw Karcezewski - Marshall of the Senate The Road to Freedom Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Mafikeng
Farm Potchefstroom
House Normal Edenvale

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Multi Florid Private
Special Pension Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company No Nature
Sanlam +-700
TRM Health Trust Chairty

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
NTIDI Trading CC [Deregistration process]
E Five Telecommunications Private [Regisned]
Ilitha Labantu Holdings CC [Deregistration process]
Stairway Corporate Finance Private [Deregistered]
Ilitha Labantu Holdings Private [Charity - resigned]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Speaker of Malaysia Pearls Necklace Unknown
"Ambassador of Poland, Excellency Ms Anna Raduchowska-Brochwisz Book and necklace Unknown
Member of Mauritius - Parliament Traditional Indian Dress Unknown
SABC Cape Town International Jazz Festival ticket Unknown
Speaker of Brazil Information Book about Brazil Unknown
Dep. Chair of the Russian Federation Small plate and its magnet Unknown
Speaker of China Floral desk pen set Unknown
Speaker of Lok Sabha Black velvet wall decorator Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location Extent
Farm Potchefstroom
Houe Edenvale Normal
House Mafikeng Normal

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Multi Florid Private
Special Pension Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company No Nature
Sanlam +-700
TRM Health Trust Charity

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
NTIDI Trading CC [Deregistration process]
E-Five Telecommunications Private [Resigned}
Ilitha Labantu Holdings CC [Deregistration process]
Stairway Corporate Finance Private [Deregistered]
Ilitha Labantu Holdings Private - Charity [Resigned]
E-Five Transport Private [Resigned]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Amb. of the Republic of Korea [H.E. Mr Lee Yoon] Scarf Unknown
Amb. of the Republic of Korea Information booklet about Korea and Korean Red Ginseng tea box Unknown
Dep. Chair of the Council of the Federation of the Federal assebly of the Russian Federation 2 Botts of Wines and Cognac Unknown
Dr H Akhmad Muqowam - Head of Delegation from Indonesia Wooden picture frame and 2 scarves Unknown
Dr Veronica Nataniel Macomo Ndlovu - Speaker of Mozambique Cashew nuts and picutre frame Unknown
Speaker Bangladesh Parliament Red overthrow Unknown
Amb. of the People's Republic of China in the RSA - Mr Tian Xuejun Scarf and Green tea Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
House Edenvale
House Mafikeng
Farm Potchefstroom

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Multi-Florid Private
Special Pension Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
-700 Sanlam Demutualisation
TRM Health Trust Charity

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
E-Five Telecommunication Private [Resigned]
E-Five Logistics Private [Resigned]
Ilitha Labantu Private : Charity [Resigned]
Ntidi Trading CC [Deregistration process]
Stairway Private [Deregistered]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea: H.E. Mr Lee Yoon Scarf Unknown
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea: H.E. Mr Lee Yoon Information booklet about Korea Korean Red Ginseng Tea Box" Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
House Edenvale
House Mafikeng
Farm Potchefstroom

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances

Questions

    No questions found

Plenary appearances

All Plenary Appearances