Central Staff

This main section contains 2 sections:

Minister of Defence

The Minister of Defence is a member of the Cabinet and as such is ultimately accountable for the overall Defence policy, as well as for its implementation. Defence policy is part of the national security policy of the Netherlands.

Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert was appointed Minister of Defence on 5 November 2012.
More information about the Minister of Defence is available on government.nl.