Parliamentary committees of the States General of the Netherlands

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The following is a list of committees ( Dutch : Commissies) in the States General of the Netherlands.

Dutch language West Germanic language

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States General of the Netherlands Legislature of the Netherlands

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House of Representatives

House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs

Members Party
Pia Dijkstra D66
Farid Azarkan DENK
Malik Azmani VVD
Thierry Baudet FvD
Bente Becker VVD
Salima Belhaj D66
Albert van den Bosch VVD
Achraf Bouali D66
Han ten Broeke VVD
Hanke Bruins Slot CDA
Isabelle Diks GL
Martijn van Helvert CDA
Sadet Karabulut SP
Renske Leijten SP
Anne Mulder VVD
Bram van Ojik GL
Pieter Omtzigt CDA
Lilianne Ploumen PvdA
Lammert van Raan PvdD
Martin van Rooijen 50+
Raymond de Roon PVV
Sjoerd Sjoerdsma D66
Kees van der Staaij SGP
Joël Voordewind CU
Danai van Weerdenburg PVV
Geert Wilders PVV
Source: (in Dutch)


Finance and Economy


Spatial Planning

Social Issues

International Affairs

The Organisation of the House of Representatives


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Benelux Parliament

The Benelux Interparliamentary Consultative Council is one of the institutions of the Benelux economic union. The Parliament was established by an agreement signed by Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg on 5 November 1955, which means it had already existed for three years when the Benelux Union was signed on 3 February 1958. The Benelux Parliament provides the governments with advice on economic and cross-frontier cooperation. Its recommendations may also concern other matters if common interests or current events so dictate. The parliament also keeps the three governments informed about the opinions that move in the parliamentary assemblies from which its members originate.

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