Public Service Commission to report on findings

The Public Service Commission (PSC) will present the report of its investigation into the Western Cape South African Police Service (SAPS) personnel practices and shortages to the Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s Standing Committee on Community Safety on Wednesday, 15 August. The investigative report is as a result of the standing committee’s request to the PSC to address the effect that under-resourcing has on policing in the province.


Public hearings on Marine Spatial Planning Bill

The Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s Standing Committee on Environmental Affairs and Development Planning invites stakeholders and interested persons and organisations to attend public hearings and to submit written submissions on the Marine Spatial Planning Bill [B 9D–2017] (NCOP).


The Bill seeks to create a marine spatial planning system that promotes economic growth that is facilitated by coordinated planning across multiple sectors.


The Bill, therefore, seeks to:


Focus on Provincial Budget for 2018/19

From 23 to 28 March, the budgets of all Western Cape Government departments, 14 votes in total, will be debated in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. The Ministers responsible for the various votes, will open the debates, after which Members will deliberate the specific budgets. The process will culminate on 28 March, when Members will finalise the budget.

Parliamentary programme

22 March at 14:15:

Western Cape Appropriation Bill 2018, Second Reading

23 March, 10:00 to 17:00:

Media accreditation: Official Opening and SOPA 22 February 2018

Please be advised that the official opening ceremony of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament will take place on Thursday, 22 February 2018.  The Premier will deliver her State of the Province Address during the sitting at 14:15.

Already accredited for initial event of 16 February?

If you already submitted your details for accreditation for the Official Opening and SOPA initially scheduled for 16 February, you don’t need to submit again.

Not accredited yet or want to change details previously submitted?