Parliamentary committees of the States General of the Netherlands

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

House of Representatives[edit]


  • Interior
  • Kingdom Relations
  • Security and Justice
  • Intelligence and Security Services
  • Petitions committee

Finance and Economy[edit]

  • Finance
  • Committee Parliamentary Inquiry on the Financial System
  • Public Expenditure committee


  • Education, Culture and Science
  • Interparliamentary committee on the Dutch Language Union

Spatial Planning[edit]

  • Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation
  • Infrastructure and the Environment

Social Issues[edit]

  • Social Affairs and Employment
  • Health, Welfare and Sport
  • Immigration and Asylum affairs

International Affairs[edit]

  • Foreign Affairs
  • Contact group Belgium
  • Contact group Germany
  • Contact group France
  • Contact group United Kingdom
  • Defence
  • European Affairs

The Organization of the House of Representatives[edit]

  • Advisory committee on housing and the buildings of the House of Representatives
  • Committee on emoluments of the MPs
  • Credentials committee
  • Presidium
  • Committee on ICT-matters
  • Procedure Committee
  • Art committee


  • Euro-Mediterrenean Parliamentary Assembly
  • European Security and Defence Assembly
  • Dutch Group at the Interparliamentary Union
  • Dutch parliamentary delegation to the NATO Assembly
  • Dutch parliamentary delegation to the OSCE
  • Dutch parliamentary delegation to the Council of Europe
  • The Benelux Interparliamentary Consultative Council


  • Home Affairs, Interior and the High Councils of State / General Affairs and Queen's House
  • Foreign Affairs, Defense and Development
  • Economic Affairs
  • European Cooperation
  • Finance,
  • EU-Council of Justice and Home Affairs (JHA Council committee)
  • Justice
  • Dutch – Antillian and Aruban Affairs / Kingdom relations
  • Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality
  • Education, Culture and Science
  • Social Affairs and Employment
  • Traffic and Waterworks
  • Health, Welfare and Sports / Youth and Family Affairs
  • Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment / Housing, Communities and Integration
  • Petitions

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