Khadija Arib elected Speaker of the House
On 13 January, ms. Khadija Arib (PvdA) was elected the new Speaker of the House. After a debate in which 4 candidates presented themselves, ms. Arib was elected in the 4th round with 83 votes.
According to Article 6 of the Rules of Procedure of the House the task of the Speaker is fourfold:
• Chair the work of the House and of the Presidium;
• Enforce the Rules of Procedure;
• Carry out the decisions made by the House;
• Represent the House.