|Member of the National Assembly of South Africa|
Assumed office |
|Political party||African Christian Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||University of Natal|
Cheryllyn Dudley is a South African politician who has served as a Member of the National Assembly of South Africa since the first democratic elections in 1999, representing the African Christian Democratic Party.
Early life and career
Dudley attended high school in Zimbabwe and later studied at the University of Natal and obtained a Bachelor of Laws.
First elected in 1999 and re-elected subsequently, Dudley has also served as the Parliamentary Whip for the African Christian Democratic Party since 2005. Dudley has spoken in favour of reforms to South Africa's labour laws, which the World Economic Forum ranks as the seventh-most restrictive in the world stating "Employment has increased among higher-income groups in South Africa, while lower earners have lost jobs...Despite legislative gains for workers' rights, social inequality has grown"
Dudley serves as a member of the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation.
- "Parliament of the Republic of South Africa - Parliament of South Africa". www.parliament.gov.za. Retrieved 2018-01-09.
- "ACDP: Statement by Cheryllyn Dudley, African Christian Democratic Party Member of Parliament, calling for changes to labour laws and regulations (22/05/2012)". Polity.org.za. Retrieved 2018-01-09.