The House of Representatives will be in recess from Friday 4 July 2014 until Monday 1 September 2014. The next plenary debate will be on Tuesday 2 September 2014.



22 Jul

Briefing by Dutch Cabinet about the MH17 disaster

Tonight a summary report of the briefing by the Dutch Cabinet, given to the House of Representatives about the MH17 disaster will be published on this website.
11 Jul

Speaker and parliamentary party leaders return from visit to Africa

This week, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the leaders of political parties in the House of Representatives paid a working visit to the Royal Netherlands Navy frigate HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën off the coast of Tanzania. They were accompanied by General Tom Middendorp, the Netherlands Chief of Defence. During a patrol along the east coast of Africa, the Members of Parliament were informed in detail about the deployment as part of EU
27 Jun

Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into Housing Associations conducts public hearings

The Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into Housing Associations is carrying out an inquiry into the structure and the functioning of the housing association sector. The aim of the inquiry is to arrive at an evaluation of the sector in order to make a contribution to the development of future policy in this area.
19 Jun

House of Representatives opens its doors on Architecture Day

Dag van de architectuur
Come to the House of Representatives on Architecture Day, Saturday 21 June 2014, and visit the new part of the building complex. It was built in 1992 and links together several older buildings.
28 May

Report 'Ahead in Europe' adopted by the House of Representatives

On Tuesday may 20th the House of Representatives adopted the report 'Ahead in Europe – on the role of the Tweede Kamer and national parliaments in the European Union'.



The House through the ages