Ms Mireille Mary Wenger

Member of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Mireille Mary Wenger

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About Mireille Mary Wenger

Mireille Wenger has an MA degree in International Relations from the University of Stellenbosch, as well as a Master of Philosophy degree in criminology, law and society from the University of Cape Town. She has also completed the Programme in Political Science and Sociology at Sciences Po (Institut de Etudes Politiques) in France. She has served in the Western Cape’s Provincial Parliament, as Chief Whip of the Majority Party, as well as Chairperson of a number of committees, including the Parliamentary Oversight Committee and the COVID-19 Ad Hoc committee. She has also previously served as a member of the budget committee. Ms Wenger assumed the role of Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities in May 2022 until June 2024. She now serves as the MEC for Health in the Western Cape

Constituency Offices

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2024 committee attendance as mp

67% attendance rate (2 of 3 )

2023 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate (17 of 18 )

2022 committee attendance as mp

78% attendance rate (14 of 18 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

70% attendance rate (19 of 27 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate (35 of 42 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

75% attendance rate (12 of 16 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate (22 of 26 )

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

The Chairperson welcomed Ms M Wenger (DA) to her first meeting in her capacity as Minister of Finance and Economic ...

The Chairperson welcomed Members to the meeting, and informed them the meeting should not take long, as they only had ...

Ms M Wenger (DA) said that in the outer years (2023, 2024 and 2025), the budget will be significantly less ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

(1) Whether she could provide information on the state of the Hartbeespoort Dam; (2) what are the results of the ...

(1) What was the year-on-year cost to SA National Parks for the Avis tender from (a) 2003 to 2008 and ...

Whether, in light of the latest service delivery protests with regard to the delivery of water, she can provide the ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

The National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act has been in operation since 2005. However, the national Department of Environmental Affairs, as well as their provincial counterparts, identified certain provisions in ...

Speaker, the residents of Krugersdorp on the West Rand of Gauteng have suffered water cuts in eight out of the last nine months. One recent cut lasted five days. In ...