The Official Opening of the sixth session of the Sixth Parliament of the Western Cape, and the Premier’s State of the Province Address (SOPA), will take place at 18:00 on Monday, 19 February 2024, at the Huguenot Community Hall, 2A Abattoir Street, Klippiesdal, Paarl.
The Western Cape Provincial Parliament will host a virtual roundtable engagement with small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) on Friday, 29 September, at 14:00. The theme for the event: Propelling SMMEs as key economic drivers in the Western Cape.
The Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) experienced a cybersecurity attack overnight, rendering its ICT services inaccessible.
Speaker Daylin Mitchell has welcomed the news that the National Assembly, during its plenary sitting on Tuesday, 2 May, adopted an amendment to section 6 of the Constitution, unanimously endorsing South African Sign Language as the 12th official language of South Africa.
The Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) will host a WCPP Engage Programme in Caledon, on Tuesday, 18 April at 10:00. With the aim to strengthen democracy, the programme seeks to facilitate meaningful engagement between the Members of the WCPP and stakeholders from the Theewaterskloof and Overstrand Local Municipalities.
On Wednesday, 5 April 2023, at 14:00, the Western Cape Provincial Parliament will host a virtual roundtable engagement for people living with disabilities. Stakeholders from across the Western Cape, including people living with disabilities and organisations working with people with disabilities, will attend the engagement. The theme for the event is “Accessibility, mobility and societal integration.”
STATEMENT BY SPEAKER DAYLIN MITCHELL OF THE WCPP ON OFFICIAL OPENING AND SOPA
“I am pleased to announce that the Official Opening of the fifth session of the Sixth Parliament of the Western Cape, and the Premier’s State of the Province Address (SOPA), will take place on Thursday, 16 February 2023, at the Western Cape Provincial Parliament Building, 7 Wale Street, Cape Town. The debate on the SOPA will take place in the same venue on the morning of Friday, 17 February, followed by the Premier’s reply to the debate inthe afternoon.
The Multi-Party Standing Committee on Transport and Public Works of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament met this morning and wishes to express its serious concern at the recent disruption of the public transport system by the two-day shutdown by the South African Taxi Council (SANTACO) from the 21 to 22 November 2022.
With October signalling breast cancer awareness month, we call on all residents to recognise the prevalence of this disease in our society.
The Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) will co-host the 2022 Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Residency Programme in Cape Town, from 24 to 28 October 2022. The programme, which will be attended by 35 Members of Parliament, representing parliaments from across the Commonwealth, is intended to enhance the professional development skills of Parliamentarians.