• 28 February 2014

    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.

  • 20 January 2014

    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.

  • 10 January 2014

    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.

  • 20 December 2013

    Parliamentary inquiry into the Fyra

    The parliamentary committee of inquiry into the Fyra was set up on 19 December 2013

  • 8 November 2013

    Veterans visit Parliament

    Dutch army veterans visited both chambers of the Parliament on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 November.  

  • 8 November 2013

    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).  

  • 11 October 2013

    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. 

  • 11 October 2013

    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.  

  • 5 October 2013

    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. 

  • 4 October 2013

    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. 

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