The Committee on the Premier is a Legislature Committee established in terms of the provision of Rule 180 of the Standing Rules of the Legislature. It is accountable to the Committee of Chairpersons, office of the Chairperson of Committees and the House.

The Committee exists in order to deliver on the following constitutional mandate assigned to the Legislature:
1. Performing oversight over the Office of the Premier and its use of financial and other resources;
2. Law making; and
3. Involving the public in committee and legislative processes.

The AOP represents the key activities that this committee will undertake in fulfilling its mandate.
The priorities listed below fulfill a dual purpose. In certain instances, they form part of the activities undertaken by the committee (e.g. Site Visits). In other instances, they serve as a basis for the committee to prioritise the manner in which it analyses information received the department (e.g. analysis of draft APPs, quarter reports or annual reports).

Report to the Portfolio Committee: 07 May 2020

Premier Agenda: 05 May 2020

Questions to the OTP on COVID-19


Hon. CQ Madlopha

Chairperson: Premier

Hon. MA Zulu

Deputy Chairperson of Committees

Hon. RZP Zulu

Chairperson: Public Participation & Petitions Committee

Hon. ME Phakathi

Leader of the ATM

Hon. MW Twala

Leader of the EFF

Hon. MB Gwala

Chief Whip of the Official Opposition

Hon. VF Hlabisa

Leader of the Official Opposition

Hon. ZLI Cele

Chairperson: COGTA