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On Wednesday 14 December 2016, the standing committee on Security and Justice had a debate with Mr Ard van der Steur, minister of Security and Justice, about sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic church.
Is it possible to make more diplomats pay their fines? That question was discussed in a debate about diplomatic immunity on Wednesday 14 December. On behalf of the Cabinet Mr Bert Koenders (Foreign Affairs) and Mr Ard van der Steur (Security and Justice) were present.
The buildings of the Senate and the House of Representatives at the Binnenhof (the Inner Court) in The Hague are to undergo major renovations. As from 2020 the Binnenhof will be renovated in one go. The renovation work will take 5,5 years and cost no more than 475 million euros.