Welcome to the House of Representatives of the Netherlands. The Dutch Parliament is called the States General. It consists of two chambers: the Senate and the House of Representatives. On this website we provide you with information about the House of Representatives. How does it work? Who are its members? How are they elected?

The House of Representatives will be in recess from Friday 13 February 2015 until Monday 23 February 2015. The next plenary debate will be on Tuesday 24 February 2015.

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26 Jan

Debate about terrorist attacks in Paris

On Wednesday 14 January 2015 the House of Representatives had a debate with the Cabinet about the Paris terrorist attacks and the consequences thereof for the Netherlands.
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8 Dec

A better grip on Europe five years after the Lisbon Treaty

MP René Leegte (VVD) presents the report "focus on Europe" to the Speaker of the
National parliaments have gradually increased their influence on Europe. Many parliaments actively use the tools provided by the Lisbon Treaty.
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13 Nov

Yasemin Cegerek to report on reuse and recycling

On Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 November MP Ms Yasemin Cegerek (Labour Party PvdA) was in Berlin. On behalf of the standing committee on Infrastructure and the Environment she attended a European conference on the smart and economical use of raw materials and resources.
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13 Nov

Presentation by the Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into Housing Associations of its final report ‘A Long Way from Home’

On Thursday 30 October the Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into Housing Associations presented its final report ‘A Long Way from Home’.
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27 Oct

Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into Housing Associations to present its final report

On Thursday 30 October 2014 at 13.30 pm, the Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into Housing Associations will present its final report. 
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