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.
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The Western Cape Provincial Parliament, upon a motion moved by Mr D G Mitchell, passed the following resolution on 14 May 2020:
Today Chief Whip Mireille Wenger was elected as chairperson of the Western Cape Provincial
Speaker Masizole Mnqasela announced the establishment of an ad hoc parliamentary comm
Welcome From Speaker
Thank you for visiting our website. I am Masizole Mnqasela, the elected Speaker of the Sixth Parliament of the Western Cape (WCPP).