News and Speeches Archive

MEC Meyer's Speech at the 2010 Sport Legends Celebration

14 December 2010

Good Morning, and thank you for being here today, as we celebrate this province's cream of the crop, the shining stars and sporting icons that are now living legends among us. Read More

Speech Notes: Report Back to Khayelitsha on Kuyasa Survey, and Launch of Holiday Programme for Youth

12 December 2010

I would like to thank you for coming here on this important occasion to engage with the Department of Social Development about the major challenges we face together.Just over two months ago I joined Department officials by going door-to-door in... Read More

Debate on The Western Cape Liquor Amendment Bill

6 December 2010

Honourable Speaker, this debate on the Western Cape Liquor Amendment Bill represents a momentous occasion for our province.The Bill speaks to the need for intense community participation, whereby communities have a real say in how many liquor... Read More

Social Development Adjustment Budget 2010/2011

6 December 2010

Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier and Cabinet colleagues, Honourable Members of the Provincial Legislature, the Honourable Dr Ivan Meyer submitted the budget for this Department in March this year and started the Department's modernisation... Read More

Banning Alcohol Advertising Not a Silver Bullet, but an Important Element of Multi-Pronged Approach

29 November 2010

Women and children are the most vulnerable groups in our society and therefore they need to be loved and protected, and not abused.We all know that most murders and violence against women and children in our society is perpetrated by people they... Read More

"16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children: End of the road for maintenance defaulters"

23 November 2010

Today, marks the official launch of the Western Cape Provincial Government's 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, which will run from 25 November to 10 December 2010. Read More

Speech for the Launch of Census 2011

21 November 2010

Head of Statistics South Africa, Statistics SA staff, MECs, DDGs, HODs, councillors, members of the public sector and the public, and members of the media.I would like to thank Stats SA for inviting me to speak to you this morning, at the Western... Read More

MEC De Lille's Speech Notes: First Task for City and Province Must Be Registration of Day Care Centres

10 November 2010

The value of this Implementation Protocol Agreement cannot be underestimatedThis is a first for the provincial department and the City of Cape Town and I am sure that in the future other departments and municipalities will follow our exampleMayor... Read More

Minister Carlisle Addressing the Road Traffic Seminar

7 November 2010

Raod Traffic Seminar Organised by Lands University (Sweden) Read More

Addressing the Launch of National Home Builders Registration Council's Customer-Centric Business Strategy

3 November 2010

Programme Director, Mr Bobby Brown Chairperson of the NHBRC Council, Ms Granny Seape NHBRC CEO, Mr Sipho Mashinini Executive Director, Dr Jeffrey Mahachi Read More

Addressing the Social Development Indaba

25 October 2010

Honourable members of the standing committee, Social Development Department officials and employees, NGOs and members of the media, welcome to our Social Development Indaba. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille's Speech at the 2nd Annual Western Cape Liquor Conference

22 October 2010

MEC Alan Winde Heads of Department Officials from Departments in the Western Cape Government and City of Cape Town Guests from Civil Society, the Liquor Industry and Liquor Associations Members of the MediaGood morning. Read More

Education MEC Address to the National Teaching Awards - Provincial Awards

21 October 2010

Distinguished Guests Awards Recipients Members of the Teaching Profession and the WCED Ladies and GentlemenIt is a great pleasure to be here today celebrating excellence in teaching. Read More

Provincial Governance and Development - Review of the South African Experience

13 October 2010

Introduction Thank you for the opportunity to present a review of the South African experience of provincial government since 1994. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille's New Social Development Atlantis Office Launch Speech Notes

13 October 2010

Officially opening the doors of the new Atlantis Social Development office is a very proud moment for all of usAtlantis is a priority area for the Western Cape Government and this development is in line with a number of important Strategic... Read More

Importance of Resource-Use Efficiency in Human Settlements

10 October 2010

South African Housing Foundation (SAHF) International Housing Conference Read More

Speech by Premier Helen Zille at the Fifth Regional Leaders' Summit

28 September 2010

Mr. Horst Seehofer, Minister President of the Free State of Bavaria Mr. Jiang Daming, Governor of Shandong Dr. Josef Puhringer, Governor of Upper Austria Ms. Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, Minister of International Relations Minister responsible for La... Read More

Business Meets Cape Cabinet

21 September 2010

Good morning to all of you and a very warm welcome to our second 'Business meets Cape Cabinet' engagement. Read More

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