Hanke Bruins Slot

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Hanke Bruins Slot
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Minister of the Interior
and Kingdom Relations
Assumed office
10 January 2022
Prime MinisterMark Rutte
Preceded byKajsa Ollongren
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
17 June 2010 – 4 June 2019
Personal details
Born
Hanke Gerdina Johannette Bruins Slot

(1977-10-20) 20 October 1977 (age 44)
Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Political partyChristian Democratic Appeal
SpouseMireille
ResidenceUtrecht
Alma materUtrecht University (LLM, MA)
Koninklijke Militaire Academie
OccupationPolitician, jurist, army officer, hockey player
Website(in Dutch) Christian Democratic Appeal website

Hanke Gerdina Johannette Bruins Slot (born 20 October 1977) is a Dutch politician, jurist and army officer who has served as Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations since 10 January 2022 in the Fourth Rutte cabinet.[1] A member of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA), she previously served in the House of Representatives from 2010 to 2019. Bruins Slot focused her work as a parliamentarian on matters of defence personnel, local government, healthcare science, medical law, psychiatry and sports.

From 2019 to 2022, she was a member of the provincial executive of Utrecht, in which she is in charge of nature, agriculture, soil and water, sport and governance.[2] Prior to her political career, she served in the Royal Netherlands Army; she was deployed to Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan. In 2010, she was conferred the rank of artillery captain.

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