Premier Helen Zille Rated as Best Premier
The Public Service Commission has released a report on the performance of the Office of the Premier in each of South Africa's nine provinces for 2010/2011.
The report, published in March 2012, awarded the Office of the Premier in the Western Cape a score of 82% - the highest score out of all the provinces. The next two highest scores were awarded to Gauteng (77%) and the Northern Cape (64%).
Each of the nine Premier's Offices was measured against the principles outlined in section 195 of the Constitution, namely:
- Professional ethics.
- Efficiency, economy and effectiveness.
- Development orientation.
- Impartiality and fairness.
- Public participation in policy-making.
- Good human resource management and career development practices.