Mr Timothy Duncan Harris

Formerly: National Assembly and National Council of Provinces

Timothy Duncan Harris

About Timothy Duncan Harris

Mr Harris holds a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English Literature and Economics, from the University of Cape Town. He also has Honours and Masters in Economics. His political career began when he was recruited as the Economics Researcher for the Democratic Alliance (DA), in 2005 he was appointed as Chief of Staff for Tony Leon and in 2009 managed the campaign events for Helen Zille. He was then elected to parliament a member of the Western Cape delegation in the National Council of Provinces. He currently serves on the Standing Committee on Finance in the National Assembly, is the Parliamentary Counsellor to Leader of the Opposition, Lindiwe Mazibuko, and the party's International Liaison. In 2007 he undertook the first trans-continental surfing expedition from Cape Town London by the west coast route. Source: www.da.org.za/our_people Tim Harris's plenary attendance record for Feb-Apr 2013 and 2012

Currently

Formerly

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary shares SA Breweries 1 683 R819 621
Ordinary shares Telkom 113 R2 533
Ordinary shares Arcelor Mittal SA 66 R2 459
Ordinary shares Kumba 66 R30 261
Ordinary shares Vocacom 113 R13 520

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
Friedrick Neumann Stiftung Trip to Ivory Coast [18-21 Oct 2012] [Flights Accommodation]
Premier International Associates 1 Night at Kapuma Game Lodge [29 Oct 2012] [Flights Accommodation]
Brenthurst foundation Trip to Laro Game Reserve, Kenya [7-9 Dec 2012] [Flights
Google Trip to UK 17-22 May 2013 [Flights
Antigue Forum Trip to Guatemala 23-28 Jun. 2013 [Flights

BENEFITS

Source
GP harris [Father]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Bantry Bay 1 Bedroom Flat [1/2 share]
Green Point 3 Bedroom House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
" Vodacom 113 R10 961
Ordinary shares SA Breweries 1 683 R617 795
Ordinary shares Telkom 113 R2 044
Ordinary shares Arcelor Mittal SA 66 R2 970
Ordinary shares Kumba 66 R34 386

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
Swedish International Liberal Centre Trip to Stockholm [flight & accommodation]
Westminister Fund for Democracy Trip to Kinshasha [flight & accommodation]
Friedrick Nieumann Stiftung Trip to London [13-16/10/2011]

BENEFITS

Source
Mr GP Harris [Father]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Cape Town 1 Bedroom Flat [1/2 share]
Cape Town 3 Bedroom House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary shares SA Breweries 1 683 R385 440
Ordinary shares Telkom 113 R3 847
Ordinary shares Arcelor Mittal 66 R4 019
Ordinary shares Kumba 66 R28 908
Ordinary shares Vodacom 113 R9 095

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
UK Consulate Study trip to UK 24/2 - 1/3/2011
Friedrich Naumann Stiftung Liberal International Conference 16/6-19/6/2011
Kumba Resources Flight from JHB - Sishen - 20/7/11

BENEFITS

Description Source
From GP Harris [Father] for purchase of 1/2 share in flat Interest Free Loan

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R25 000 Wedding Gift Mr GP Harris

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Green Point 3 Bedroom Semi-detached House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary shares SA Breweries 1683 R360 279.81
Ordinary shares Telkom 113 R3 853.30
Ordinary shares Arcelor 66 R5 682.60
Ordinary shares Kumba 66 R22 222.20
Ordinary shares Vodacom 113 R6 913.34

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
Westminster Fund for Democracy Africa Liberal Network General Assembly 3/12 - 7/12/09 [Seychelles]
Friedrich Maumann Stiftung Liberal International Congress 28/10 - 3/11/09 - Cairo
Friedrich Newmann Stiftung Africa Liberal Network Conference 26/7-1/8/10 - Accra

BENEFITS

Source
Interest free loan - Father

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
Unknown 2 Suite tickets to rugby test match [12/6/2010] SABC

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Green Point 3 Bedroom Semi-detached House

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 14 Mar 2014

    (1) Whether the National Treasury will provide details of the measures that were instituted to limit spending; if not, why not; (2) whether the National Treasury will explain the reasons for the increased budget for the upcoming presidential inauguration; if not, why not?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Labour 14 Mar 2014

    (1) Whether she has found that her department’s website is working effectively for the registration of employees with the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF); if not, (a) how does she intend to remedy the situation and (b) in what time frame; if so, how does she explain the fact that ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister in the Presidency: National Planning Commission 7 Mar 2014

    Whether he has found that the expanded unemployment rate used by Statistics South Africa is a more accurate measure of unemployment than the official rate given the structurally high levels of discouragement amongst workseekers?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Division Of Revenue Bill (Second Reading Debate) 13 Mar 2014

    We have reduced the number of underperforming schools, under the ANC, from 85 to 23 today. When we took over the provincial government there was a shortage of 6 000 nurses; a vacancy rate of 34%. Today that vacancy rate is 1%. Those are the numbers of the DA's ...

  • Division Of Revenue Bill (Second Reading Debate) 13 Mar 2014

    House Chairperson, for a chairperson of the appropriations committee, the hon Sogoni has an alarmingly poor grasp of numbers, the Western Cape's delivery numbers in particular. Here are the numbers, hon Sogoni: 76% of our provincial budget of the Western Cape is spent in poor areas. The Western Cape ...

All Plenary Appearances