Western Cape Provincial Parliament readies for 6th Parliament

Since the swearing in of the Members of the Sixth Provincial Parliament of the Western Cape, all elected Members of the seven political parties in the WCPP and elected office-bearers have been undergoing comprehensive orientation on their respective roles within the institution. These orientation sessions will continue over the next 12 months to equip the Members to play their role as parliamentary representatives to the full.

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.

Please feel free to browse the site. Should you be unable to find what you are looking for, please contact the Webmaster.

 

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  • Since the swearing in of the Members of the Sixth Provincial Par

  • Hon Pat Lekker is the Chief Whip of the Official Opposition, the African National Congress, for the Sixth Parliament of the Western Cape.

  • Hon Mireille Wenger is the Chief Whip of the Majority Party, the Democratic Alliance, for the Sixth Parliament of the Western Cape.

  • One of the first duties of new WCPP Speaker, Hon Masizole Mnqasela, was to preside over the election of the new Deputy Speaker for the Sixth Parliament of the Western Cape on 22 May 2019.

  • Hon Masizole Mnqasela was elected as Speaker of the Sixth Parliament of the Western Cape during the first Sitting of the House on 22 May 2019.

Event Dates
Recess 2019-04-23
Family Day 2019-04-22
Recess 2019-04-20
Good Friday 2019-04-19
Recess 2019-04-01

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Welcome From Speaker

Thank you for visiting our website. I am Masizole Mnqasela, the elected Speaker of the Sixth Parliament of the Western Cape (WCPP).

 

 

 

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