Welcome to the Western Cape Provincial Parliament
The Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) is one of the nine provincial legislatures in South Africa.
Based in Cape Town, the WCPP is constitutionally mandated to pass legislation, provide a forum for public debate, involve the public in the law-making process, and oversee the activities of the provincial executive.
The WCPP consists of 42 Members, elected every five years on a proportional representation system. The Premier and members of the provincial Cabinet are appointed from these Members.
This website contains information about the role and function of the WCPP, news, parliamentary activities including sitting and standing committee meetings, Members of the Provincial Parliament (MPP), legislation, publications, career opportunities, etc.
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The Ambassador of Switzerland, Ms Helene Budliger Artiega, accompanied by the Swiss Consul General, Ms Bernadette Hunkeler Brown, paid Speaker Sharna Fernandez a courtesy visit on 2 February.
The official opening ceremony of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament will take place on Friday, 19 February 2016. The Premier will deliver her State of the Province Address during the sitting a