Mr Ard van der Steur rapporteur on European Public Prosecutor's Office
On 19 February 2014 the standing committee on Security and Justice appointed Mr Ard van der Steur rapporteur. On behalf of the House he will monitor the negotiation process with regard to the EU
-proposal for the establishment of a European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO). The House of Representatives is against this proposal.
French President François Hollande visits Dutch Parliament
The French President, François Hollande, met the Speakers of the Senate (Eerste Kamer) and the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) in The Hague during his one-day visit to the Netherlands on Monday 20th January.
Explore House buildings with Google Streetview
You can now virtually explore the Dutch House of Representatives premises. Google Streetview added some of the most important rooms of the Tweede Kamer to its three-dimensional maps.
Parliamentary inquiry into the Fyra
The parliamentary committee of inquiry into the Fyra was set up on 19 December 2013
Veterans visit Parliament
Dutch army veterans visited both chambers of the Parliament on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 November.
Second yellow card ever raised for proposal EC
A yellow card has been raised by national parliaments for the proposal from the European Commission to establish the European Public Prosecutor´s Office (EPPO).
General financial debate
On October 16 and 17 the House of Representatives held the yearly general financial debate, in which the financial experts of the various political groups discussed the National Budget with the minister of Finance.
Dutch MP’s attended annual session NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
A delegation of 8 Dutch Members of Parliament attended the annual session of the Nato Parliamentary Assembly in Dubrovnik, Croatia, from 11-14 October.
Speaker wants less tight EU-rules for ‘yellow card’.
The Speaker of the House, ms. Anouchka van Miltenburg, takes initiatives to come to less tight schedules for the ‘yellow card procedure’ within the European Union.
Committee announces hearing on Fyra alternative
The standing committee for Infrastructure and Environment will organize a public hearing about the alternatives for the Fyra trains on the high speed railway connection between Amsterdam and Brussels.