Western Cape Finance Minister, Ivan Meyer, will deliver the annual provincial budget speech on 6 March 2018.

On 6 March 2018, Western Cape Finance Minister, Ivan Meyer, will deliver the annual provincial budget speech. 

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What is the provincial budget speech?

The provincial budget speech outlines our priority spending plan for the next financial year. 

During the speech Minister Meyer will provide us with an outline on how the province's finances will be spent over the next financial year. 

The Provincial Budget Policy Statement is shaped by the economic outlook and fiscal context and will focus on Integrated Management and Partnering to deliver a Budget for Growth. 

The Western Cape Government will continue to affirm its established fiscal and budget policy principles of allocative efficiency, fiscal sustainability, fiscal consolidation and fiscal discipline.

Key medium term budget policy priorities include making the Provincial Strategic Plan 2014 - 2019 and Game Changers happen and include prioritising inclusive, sustainable and smart growth.

Medium term expenditure priorities include initiatives to grow the Western Cape economy and create jobs, improve education outcomes, wellness and safety while building inclusive and sustainable living environment.

All budget policy priorities are supported by a strengthened approach to governance, integrated service delivery, partnerships and spatial alignment.

Read previous budget speeches

Western Cape Budget Speech 2017
Western Cape Budget Speech 2016
Western Cape Budget Speech 2015
Western Cape Budget Speech 2014
Western Cape Budget Speech 2013
Western Cape Budget Speech 2012
Western Cape Budget Speech 2011