Provincial Cabinet: Overview
The executive arm of the Provincial Government is headed up by the Provincial Cabinet, which consists of selected members of parliament, appointed by the Premier. Each Cabinet Minister has a portfolio and is responsible for overseeing the work of their respective department(s).
The Cabinet Ministers and the Premier are charged with:
- Implementing provincial legislation.
- Implementing appropriate national legislation.
- Coordinating the functions of the Provincial Government and its departments.
- Preparing and initiating provincial legislation.
Members of the Provincial Cabinet
- Premier - Mr Alan Winde
- Minister of Mobility - Mr Ricardo Mackenzie
- Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety - Mr Reagan Allen
- Minister of Health - Prof Nomafrench Mbombo
- Minister of Education - Mr David Maynier
- Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning - Mr Anton Bredell
- Minister of Agriculture - Dr Ivan Meyer
- Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport - Ms Anroux Marais
- Minister of Social Development - Ms Sharna Fernandez
- Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities - Mrs Mireille Wenger
- Minister of Infrastructure - Mr Tertuis Simmers
An open opportunity society for all.
The Western Cape Government will promote freedom and opportunity for all the people of the province through:
- Policies and practices that strengthen the Constitution.
- Create the conditions for sustainable economic and employment growth.
- Alleviate poverty by providing a welfare safety net for those unable to provide for themselves.
- Ensure the safety of every person.
- Capital and skills.
- Deliver clean, efficient, cost-effective, transparent and responsive public administration.
Truth, Accountability, Personal responsibility, Excellence, Choice, Fitness for purpose.
- Increase economic empowerment for all the people of the Western Cape.
- Reduce poverty through promoting opportunities for all.
- Promote rural development.
- Efficient and effective infrastructure.
- Sustainable human settlements.
- Improve individual and household capacity to respond to opportunity.
- Improve efficiency and effectiveness in health, education, well-being and safety.
- Sustainable resource use through greater spatial integration.
- Effective public and non-motorised transport.
- Responsive and effective governance.