Vision, Mission and Values


To be the leading regional parliament, rooted in Africa - innovative, relevant, forward looking and in touch with all its people.



In pursuance of the vision, the administration of WCPP commits to serve, support and strengthen the WCPP by:

  • Being professional and innovative in our processes and work while fostering ethical and good governance;
  • Empowering our Members and staff to function optimally;
  • Facilitating the constitutional mandate of law-making, public participation and oversight in the interests of the people of Western Cape; and
  • Promoting the WCPP provincially, nationally and internationally.


Core Values

Recognising, valuing and embracing diversity as a strength in performing our functions, we, as the administration of the WCPP, subscribe to the following values:

  • Respect: The WCPP recognises the dignity of others and acts with kindness, tolerance and appreciation of diversity.
  • Transparency: The WCPP represents the interests of the people of the Western Cape and is transparent in its operations and records. The WCPP communicates in an open and inclusive way.
  • Honesty: The WCPP strives to be truthful and honest in all its business and interaction with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Integrity: The WCPP demonstrates high ethical standards in its processes, systems, conduct and dealings with all stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • Professionalism: The WCPP strives towards efficiency of operations, informed decision-making and a general professional attitude by providing advice and services of a high quality. The WCPP strives to act on the basis of sound and established rules of procedure, facts, insights and experience.
  • Impartiality: The WCPP seeks to retain an impartial approach to conducting business by being non-partisan.
  • Efficiency: The WCPP renders an efficient service by utilising resources responsibly and cost-effectively.
  • Accountability: TheWCPP seeks to build a culture of accountability for actions, decisions, and deliverables through the entrenchment of the rule of law, policies and prescripts.