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

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

TRAVEL

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

BENEFITS

Source
GP harris [Father]

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

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

BENEFITS

Source
Mr GP Harris [Father]

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

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

BENEFITS

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

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Mr GP Harris Wedding Gift R25 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Semi-detached House 3 Bedroom Green Point

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

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

BENEFITS

Source
Interest free loan - Father

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Semi-detached House 3 Bedroom Green Point

Committee appearances

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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