• Live streaming of meetings updated

    12 November 2015

    The live streaming of meetings at www.tweedekamer.nl has been updated. This makes it easier for you to follow the meetings of the House of Representatives on your computer or mobile device.

  • ECPRD Seminar in The Hague

    4 November 2015

    On 5 and 6 November, the Eerste Kamer and Tweede Kamer (the Dutch Senate and House of Representatives) host a ECPRD seminar titled “The practicalities, advantages and disadvantages of unicameral and bicameral parliamentary systems”.

  • Parliamentary investigation into a broad definition of welfare

    29 October 2015

    The Temporary Committee on a Broad Definition of Welfare investigates the way GDP is measured and explores measures of welfare in a broad sense.

  • Special joint meeting of both chambers of Parliament

    15 October 2015

    On Friday 16 October a special joint meeting took place in the Hall of Knights. On that that day it was exactly 200 years since both chambers held a joint meeting in The Hague for the first time.

  • Special guided tours from October 2015 until the end of January 2016

    30 September 2015

    As of October 2015 you can go on several special guided tours of the premises of the House of Representatives, which are given in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the House. Until the end of January 2016 you can join these guided tours, which have three different themes. Make sure to book on time, because the number of places on the tours is limited.

  • Renata Voss sworn in as Secretary General of the House of Representatives

    1 September 2015

    On 1 september 2015 Ms (Renata) Voss was sworn in as Secretary General of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands. Since 1 July 2015 she had been in office as succeeding Secretary General.

  • Return of the House

    1 September 2015

    The summer recess of 2015 has come to an end. The first meeting of the House was on Tuesday 1 September, when the new Secretary General, mrs. Renata Voss, was sworn in.

  • Standing committee on Defense visited military personnel in the Middle East

    17 June 2015

    On Friday 5 and Saturday 6 June 2015 members of the standing committee on Defense paid a visit to Dutch military personnel in the Middle East. The MPs gathered information about the Dutch contribution to the fight against the Islamic State (IS).

  • Parliamentary inquiry into Fyra: public hearings as of 18 May 2015

    9 June 2015

    On Monday 18 May 2015 the Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into Fyra started a series of public hearings. The committee carries out an inquiry into what went wrong with the high speed train Fyra.

  • President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives sign 'Trio Declaration' in Rome

    21 April 2015

    The President of the Senate, Ms Ankie Broekers-Knol and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ms Anouchka van Miltenburg, have signed a cooperation agreement with the presidents of the parliaments of Slovakia and Malta, on Monday 20 April 2015 at the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian parliament in Rome.

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