Welcome to the Western Cape Provincial Parliament

The Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) is one of the nine provincial legislatures in South Africa.

Based in Cape Town, the WCPP is constitutionally mandated to pass legislation, provide a forum for public debate, involve the public in the law-making process, and oversee the activities of the provincial executive.

The WCPP consists of 42 Members, elected every five years on a proportional representation system. The Premier and members of the provincial Cabinet are appointed from these Members.

This website contains information about the role and function of the WCPP, news, parliamentary activities including sitting and standing committee meetings, Members of the Provincial Parliament (MPP), legislation, publications, career opportunities, etc.

Please feel free to browse the site. Should you be unable to find what you are looking for, please contact the Webmaster.

 

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  • The Standing Committee on Local Government will be briefed by the Department of Local Government on the status on the Knysna fire disaster and the cleaning up efforts after the storm that affected

  • New WCPP Member Tertuis Simmers was sworn-in by Speaker Sharna Fernandez on 12 June.

  • 20TH COMMEMORATION OF THE CONSTITUTION AND

    THE INCEPTION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Event Dates
Cluster B Visit Week 2015-06-11
SC Cultural Affairs and Sport 2015-06-10
SCOPA 2015-06-10
Cluster B Visit Week 2015-06-10
SC Community Safety 2015-06-10

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Welcome From Speaker

Welcome and thank you for taking the time to visit our website. I am Sharna Fernandez, the elected Speaker of the 5th Parliament of the Western Cape.

 

 

 

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