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.
It is with great sadness that our nation, and the world, learnt of the passing of Archbishop Emer
The South African Parliamentary Institute will officially be launched on 9 December, at 18
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).