Community Development

The mandate of the Standing Committee on Community development is to facilitate public participation, monitoring and oversight function over the legislative processes relating to portfolio under this committee; confer with relevant governmental and civil society organs on matters relevant to this committee; exercise compliance and performance oversight over the relevant departments falls within this committee; scrutinize and interrogate annual reports, budget votes of departments falling within this committee; enhance and develop the capacity of its Members to exercise effective oversight over the Executive Authority in education; monitor whether the Department of Social Development and Health fulfil their mandate; and responsible for the consideration of provincial bills and NCOP (76 Bills).

The Departments of Social Development and Health report to this Committee.



Hon Lorraine Botha (DA)


Hon Daylin Mitchell (DA)

Hon Mireille Wenger (DA)

Hon Pholisa Makeleni (ANC)

Hon Maurencia Gillion (ANC)

Alternate Members

Hon Basil Kivedo (DA)

Hon Ricardo Mackenzie (DA) 

Hon Pat Lekker (ANC)

Hon Dorothea Gopie (ANC)

Hon Piet Pretorius (DA)
Hon Mark Wiley (DA)
Social Development