ⓘ Richard Majola
Thembekile Richard Majola is a South African politician who serves as a Member of the National Assembly of South Africa for the Democratic Alliance. He became an MP in May 2014. He was previously the speaker of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament from 2012 to 2014. He was formerly deputy speaker from 2009 to 2012.
In May 2019, the DA parliamentary caucus nominated Majola to be the partys National Assembly speakership candidate. He lost to the ANCs Thandi Modise after receiving only 83 votes compared to Modises 250 votes. He was elected a member of the Pan-African Parliament in June.