The DA said on Monday it would report ANC MP Mnyamezeli Booi to Parliament’s joint committee on ethics and members’ interests for failing to declare his consultancy and any remuneration he may have received in terms of a consultancy agreement he reached with Lurco Coal in November 2015. In terms of this agreement, Booi was appointed as a "consultant" by Lurco Coal, to "consult with and advise the company, on a nonexclusive basis". DA MP James Lorimer said this interest was not reflected in Booi’s 2016 declaration of interests. However, Booi — who sits on the committees of defence, public accounts, public service and administration, and the joint standing committee on defence — said that in terms of his understanding of the matter, he had declared the consultancy in his 2015 declaration, and was required to do so only once and not every year. He said he was checking the register to see whether the declaration was included in 2015. He later confirmed that he had indeed made a declarat...

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