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.

House of Representatives[edit]


  • Interior
  • Kingdom Relations
  • Security and Justice
  • Housing and Central Government Sector
  • Petitions committee
  • Intelligence and Security Services
  • Temporary committee Appointment National ombudsman

Finance and Economy[edit]

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


  • Education, Culture and Science

Spatial Planning[edit]

  • Infrastructure and the Environment
  • Parliamentary committee of inquiry into Fyra

Social Issues[edit]

  • Social Affairs and Employment
  • Health, Welfare and Sport

International Affairs[edit]

  • Foreign Affairs
  • Defence
  • European Affairs
  • Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation
  • Contact group Belgium
  • Contact group Germany
  • Contact group France
  • Contact group United Kingdom

The Organization of the House of Representatives[edit]

  • Presidium
  • Credentials committee
  • Procedure Committee


  • Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean Region
  • The Benelux Interparliamentary Consultative Council
  • Dutch parliamentary delegation to the NATO Assembly
  • Dutch Group at the Interparliamentary Union
  • Dutch parliamentary delegation to the OSCE
  • Dutch parliamentary delegation to the Council of Europe
  • Interparliamentary committee on the Dutch Language Union


  • The Interior and the High Councils of State / General Affairs and King's House
  • Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Cooperation
  • Committees for the Credentials
  • Economic Affairs
  • European Affairs
  • Finance
  • Immigration & Asylum / JBZ Council
  • Infrastructure, the Environment and Spatial Planning
  • Kingdom Relations
  • Education, Culture and Science
  • Political preparation group IPC Article 13
  • Political preparation group IPC COSAC
  • Political preparation group IPC Energy
  • Political preparation group IPC GBVB
  • Political preparation group IPC Human Trafficking
  • Social Affairs and Employment
  • Security and Justice
  • Petitions
  • Health, Welfare and Sports

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