Taking Parliament to the people: Official Opening and SOPA 2020

One of the main aims of the Sixth Parliament of the Western Cape is to bring the Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) closer to the people of the province. This year’s Official Opening and State of the Province Address by Premier Alan Winde, will take place at 11:00 on Thursday, 20 February 2020, at the Rocklands Civic Centre in the heart of the community of Mitchells Plain.


Women's Parliament 2019

The Western Cape Women’s Parliament (WCWP) will take place on Thursday, 21 November. The event will be attended by women Members of the Provincial Parliament, Members of the NCOP and approximately 58 delegates representing women’s organisations from across the province, including the Cape Metro, Central Karoo, Cape Winelands, Garden Route, Overberg and West Coast.


Sub-branch of Commonwealth Women's Parliamentarians re-established

Women Members of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) convened on 14 Nov to re-establish its sub-branch of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) network. The CWP is a network of women parliamentarians representing the parliaments across the Commonwealth nations. WCPP Deputy-Speaker Beverley Schäfer convened the meeting to re-establish the branch.

Possible impact of Special Appropriation Bill on Western Cape Economy

The Standing Committee on Finance, Economic Opportunities and Tourism has called for an urgent meeting with Provincial Treasury on 18 October. The aim of the meeting is for Provincial Treasury to brief the committee on the possible impact of the Special Appropriation Bill [B10 - 2019] on the Western Cape’s economy. The meeting is scheduled to take place from 13:00 to 14:00 in the Chamber, 6th Floor, Western Cape Provincial Parliament, 7 Wale Street, Cape Town.