Following his election as Speaker in 2019, Hon Masizole Mnqasela committed to taking the Provincial Parliament closer to the people of the province during his term in office.
From Monday, 25 January, to Friday, 29 January, the Public Accounts Committee will deliberate on the 2019/20 annual reports of various Western Cape Government departments and their entities. The meetings are scheduled as follows:
The Standing Committee on Community Safety, Cultural Affairs and Sport invites stakeholders and interested parties to attend a virtual public hearing on the Customary Initiation Bill [B 7B–2018] being organised as part of the committee’s constitutional responsibility on Tuesday, 22 September, at 09:00.
The Standing Committee on Community Safety, Cultural Affairs and Sport invites stakeholders and interested parties to attend a virtual public hearing on the Recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment Bill [B 12–2019] being organised as part of the committee’s constitutional responsibility.
The Standing Committee on Social Development invites stakeholders and interested parties to attend and participate in a public hearing on the Social Assistance Amendment Bill [B 8B–2018] (NCOP) being organised as part of the committee’s constitutional mandate, on Tuesday, 15 September, at 09:00.
In the spirit of transparency, Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) Speaker Masizole Mnqasela wishes to disclose its activities in respect of the purchasing of personal protective equipment (PPE) in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The Western Cape Provincial Parliament, upon a motion moved by Mr D G Mitchell, passed the following resolution on 14 May 2020:
“That the House –
Today Chief Whip Mireille Wenger was elected as chairperson of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s Ad-Hoc Committee on Covid-19. This was the first official committee meeting of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament conducted on a virtual platform. The committee consists of 15 Members appointed on a proportional basis.
Speaker Masizole Mnqasela announced the establishment of an ad hoc parliamentary committee specifically tasked with overseeing the Western Cape Government’s efforts in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and the enforcement and effects of the national lockdown.
The Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s Standing Committee on Social Development is pleased to announce that on 19 March the House adopted its report on the appointment of a commissioner for Children in the Western Cape.