Mr Yunus Ismail Carrim

National Council of Provinces
Chairperson of Select Committee on Finance
Party: African National Congress on the provincial list for the province of KwaZulu-Natal

CONTACT DETAILS

061 438 9448

0825530174

Yicarrim12@gmail.com

Member of the following committees

Select Committee on Appropriations
Select Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Water and Sanitation and Human Settlements
Select Committee on Finance
Select Committee on Petitions and Executive Undertakings
Select Committee on Security and Justice

Parliament Membership History

1994 Member of Parliament 

1997 Chairperson, Membership of Legislatures Ad Hoc Committee

1998 Chairperson Provincial & Local Government Committee

2004 Chairperson Public Enterprises Committee

2007 Chairperson Justice & Constitutional Committee

2009 Deputy Minister CoGTA

2013 Minister of Communications

2014 Chairperson Finance Standing Committee

Political Leadership Background

1971-76 Chairperson, National Youth Action 

1983 – 1990 Served in Various UDF structures, mainly as Secretary of Civic Associations in Pietermaritzburg, executive member of Natal Indian Congress, sports & professional organisations. 

1990 ANC Natal Midlands Interim Structure

1995 to the present SACP Central Committee and Politburo member

Education

MA degree in Sociology, Warwick University, England on a UN Scholarship

International Diploma in Journalism

Interests

Reading novels

Jazz, soul

Alternative cinema

Walking

Past Committee Memberships

1997 Chairperson, Membership of Legislatures Ad Hoc Committee

1998 Chairperson Provincial & Local Government Committee

2004 Chairperson Public Enterprises Committee

1995 to the present SACP Central Committee and Politburo member


Political Ideas / Achievements Goals & Ambitions for the country

To fulfil the promises we made in the recent elections and the goals in the Elections Manifesto. To in particular contribute to advancing investment, growth, job creation and the reduction of inequalities. 

To consolidate our democracy by ensuring more active public participation.