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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  • The Speaker of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP), Honourable Masizole Mnqasela, will host four sessions of the institution’s public engagement programme, Thetha Nathi, in various areas

  • Western Cape Provincial Parliament Speaker, Masizole Mnqasela wishes the LGBTQIA+ community a happy Pride weekend taking pl

  • Courtesy of Weskaap Aktueel, view this brief Afrikaans summary of this year's State of the Province Address event held in Velddrif in the West Coast District on 15 February: 

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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