, Cedric Thomas

NA House Chair: Committees, ITC, Chair of Chairs
Cedric Thomas
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Home Province: 
PCO Province: 
Nelson Mandela Bay
Nelson Mandela Bay

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Home Province: 

Constituency Office

Parliamentary Career

Member of the Joint Rules Committee, National Assembly Rules Committee and Programming Committee from 2009 until present

Re-elected as a MP in 2004 and deployed as Whip of Sport & Recreation and Whip responsible for Questions, Motions and Statements Re-elected as a MP in 2009 and appointed Programming Whip

Political Career:

Co-Chairperson of the Board of the Parliamentary Budget Office from 2012 until present Convenor of the Basil February Detachment in the Eastern Cape from 2016 until present Member of the PET in the Eastern Cape from May 2018

Joined the ANC in 1992 and became a member of the P.E. Branch e Joined the ANC Ward 6 branch on 31 March 2003 Elected as Member of Parliament in 1999 o Currently a Branch Member of Ward 6, Nelson Mandela Region, Eastern Cape Member of the Multi-Party Chief Whips Forum since 2001 Deployed as ANC Whip of Sport & Recreation and Whip for the tracking of legislation in June 2003 Member of the ANC Strategy Committee since 2003 Member of the RTT in Nelson Mandela Region 2009 - 2011 REC Member 2011 - 2015 e Deployed as House Chairperson: Committees, Oversight & ICT in November 2010 Chairperson of the Steering Committee on COP 17 and the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG's) 2011-2014

Bachelor of Arts - 1987 Higher Diploma in Education - 1988 Bachelor of Education (Honours) - 1993 Master of Philosophy (International Political Economy) - dissertation under construction) Certificate in Educational Management & Leadership - 1994

Personal Interests/Awards/Membership: 
Teacher at Booysen Park Secondary: 1989 until 1991 Head of Department at Hillside Secondary: 1992 until 1995 Deputy Principal at Hillside Secondary School: 1995 until 1998 Acting Principal at Hillside High School: 1998 -1999