Every year on the third Wednesday in May, Accountability day, the Cabinet presents a survey of the financial state of affairs with regard to the previous budget year to the House of Representatives.
Joint website of the States-General
The President of the Senate, Mr Fred de Graaf, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ms Anouchka van Miltenburg, have launched the joint website www.staten-generaal.nl.
The temporary committee on house prices has presented its final report and launched a website
On Wednesday 10 April the temporary committee on house prices presented its final report. The committee has carried out an investigation into twenty years of rising property prices in the Netherlands and five years of falling prices.
House of Representatives disapproves of EU railway package
The House has adopted a motion put forward by Mr Duco Hoogland MP (Labour Party, PvdA) expressing disapproval of the fourth EU
Visit to China
Nine members of the standing committee for foreign affairs visit the People’s Republic of China during the May recess.