List of Ministers of Infrastructure of the Netherlands

Minister of Infrastructure
and Water Management
of the Netherlands
Minister van Infrastructuur
en Waterstaat
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Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management
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Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen
Incumbent
Cora van Nieuwenhuizen

since  26 October 2017; 2 years ago (2017-10-26)
Ministry of Infrastructure
and Water Management
Style His/Her Excellency
Member of Council of Ministers
Appointer Mark Rutte
as Prime Minister
First holder Adriaan Twent van Raaphorst
as Minister of Water Management 27 May 1809; 211 years ago (1809-05-27)

Steef van Schaik
as Minister of Transport
25 June 1945; 75 years ago (1945-06-25)

Hein Vos
as Minister of Transport
and Water Management

1 March 1947; 73 years ago (1947-03-01)

Melanie Schultz van Haegen
as Minister of Infrastructure
14 October 2010; 10 years ago (2010-10-14)
Deputy Stientje van Veldhoven
as State Secretary
Salary €157,287 (As of 2017)
(including €4,193 of expenses)
Website Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management

The Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management (Dutch: Minister van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat) is the head of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and a member of the Cabinet and the Council of Ministers. The current Minister is Cora van Nieuwenhuizen of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) who has been in office since 26 October 2017. Regularly a State Secretary is assigned to the Ministry who is tasked with specific portfolios. The current State Secretary is Stientje van Veldhoven of the Democrats 66 (D66) who has been in office since 14 April 2020.[1]

Since 1982 there has been an informal tradition with women serving as Transport Ministers: Neelie Kroes (1982–1989), Hanja Maij-Weggen (1989–1994), Annemarie Jorritsma (1994–1998), Tineke Netelenbos (1998–2002), Karla Peijs (2003–2007), Melanie Schultz van Haegen (2010–2017) and Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (since 2017) (safe for two exceptions 2002–2003 and 2007–2010) and not counting acting Ministers.[2]

List of Ministers of Infrastructure

For full list, see List of Ministers of Transport of the Netherlands. (in Dutch)

Minister of Water Management,
Commerce and Industry
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Johannes Tak van Poortvliet Johannes Tak
van Poortvliet

(1839–1904)
3 November 1877 –
20 August 1879
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Jan Kappeyne van
de Coppello

(Kappeyne van
de Coppello
)

[3]
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Jonkheer
Guillaume Klerck
(1825–1884)
20 August 1879 –
23 April 1883
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
Theo van Lynden
van Sandenburg

(Van Lynden
van Sandenburg
)

[4]
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Johannes van den Bergh
(1824–1890)
23 April 1883 –
10 June 1887
[Res]
Independent
Christian Democrat

(Conservative Catholic)
Jan Heemskerk
(J. Heemskerk)
[5]
Frederik Cornelis Tromp Frederik Cornelis Tromp
(Minister of the Navy)
(1828–1900)
10 June 1887 –
11 July 1887
[Ad interim]
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Jacob Bastert
(1826–1902)
11 July 1887 –
21 April 1888
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
Jacob Havelaar Jacob Havelaar
(1840–1918)
21 April 1888 –
21 August 1891
Anti-Revolutionary Party Aeneas Mackay
(Mackay)
[6]
Cornelis Lely Cornelis Lely
(1854–1929)
21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union Gijsbert van Tienhoven
(Van Tienhoven)
[7]
Philippe van der Sleijden Philippe van
der Sleijden

(1842–1923)
9 May 1894 –
27 July 1897
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Joan RΓΆell
(RΓΆell)
[8]
Cornelis Lely Cornelis Lely
(1854–1929)
27 July 1897 –
1 August 1901
Liberal Union Nicolaas Pierson
(Pierson)
[9]
Johannes Christiaan de Marez Oyens Johannes Christiaan
de Marez Oyens

(1845–1911)
1 August 1901 –
17 August 1905
Anti-Revolutionary Party Abraham Kuyper
(Kuyper)
[10]
Jacob Kraus Jacob Kraus
(1861–1951)
17 August 1905 –
1 July 1906
Liberal Union Theo de Meester
(De Meester)
[11]
Minister of Water
Management
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Jacob Kraus Dr.
Jacob Kraus
(1861–1951)
1 July 1906 –
12 February 1908
Liberal Union Theo de Meester
(De Meester)
[11]
Jean Bevers Jean Bevers
(1852–1909)
12 February 1908 –
5 January 1909
[Died]
General League of
Roman Catholic
Caucuses
Theo Heemskerk
(T. Heemskerk)
[12]
Syb Talma Syb Talma
(Minister of Agriculture,
Industry and Commerce
)

(1864–1916)
5 January 1909 –
21 January 1909
[Ad interim]
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Louis Regout Louis Regout
(1861–1915)
21 January 1909 –
29 August 1913
General League of
Roman Catholic
Caucuses
Cornelis Lely Dr.
Cornelis Lely
(1854–1929)
29 August 1913 –
9 September 1918
Liberal Union Pieter Cort van
der Linden

(Cort van der Linden)
[13]
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Adrianus KΓΆnig
(1867–1944)
9 September 1918 –
18 September 1922
Roman Catholic
State Party
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck

(Ruijs de Beerenbrouck I)
[14]
Gerard van Swaay Dr.
Gerard van Swaay
(1867–1945)
18 September 1922 –
4 August 1925
Roman Catholic
State Party
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck

(Ruijs de Beerenbrouck II)
[15]
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Max Bongaerts
(1875–1959)
4 August 1925 –
8 March 1926
Roman Catholic
State Party
Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn I)
[16]
Hendrik van der Vegte Hendrik van der Vegte
(1868–1933)
8 March 1926 –
10 August 1929
Anti-Revolutionary Party Dirk Jan de Geer
(De Geer I)
[17]
Paul Reymer Paul Reymer
(1882–1952)
10 August 1929 –
26 May 1933
Roman Catholic
State Party
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck

(Ruijs de Beerenbrouck III)
[18]
Jacob Kalff Jacob Kalff
(1869–1935)
26 May 1933 –
13 January 1935
[Died]
Liberal State Party Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn II)
[19]
Hendrikus Colijn Dr.
Hendrikus Colijn
(Prime Minister)
(1869–1944)
13 January 1935 –
15 March 1935
[Ad interim]
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Otto van Lidth de Jeude Jonkheer
Otto van Lidth
de Jeude

(1881–1952)
15 March 1935 –
24 June 1937
Liberal State Party
Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn III)
[20]
Johan van Buuren Dr.
Johan van Buuren
(1884–1970)
24 June 1937 –
25 July 1939
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn IV)
[21]
Otto van Lidth de Jeude Jonkheer
Otto van Lidth
de Jeude

(1881–1952)
25 July 1939 –
10 August 1939
Liberal State Party Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn V)
[22]
Willem Albarda Willem Albarda
(also Minister of Finance
1941–1942)

(1877–1957)
10 August 1939 –
23 February 1945
Social Democratic
Workers' Party
Dirk Jan de Geer
(De Geer II)
[23]
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy
(Gerbrandy I β€’ II)
[24]
Frans Wijffels Frans Wijffels
(Minister of Social Affairs)
(1899–1968)
23 February 1945 –
4 April 1945
[Ad interim]
Roman Catholic
State Party
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy
(Gerbrandy III)
[25]
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Theo Tromp
(1903–1984)
4 April 1945 –
25 June 1945
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Minister of Transport
and Energy
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Steef van Schaik Steef van Schaik
(1888–1968)
25 June 1945 –
3 July 1946
Roman Catholic
State Party
Willem
Schermerhorn

(Schermerhorn–
Drees
)

[26]
Catholic
People's Party
Minister of Transport Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Hein Vos Hein Vos
(1903–1972)
3 July 1946 –
1 March 1947
Labour Party Louis Beel
(Beel I)
[27]
Minister of Transport
and Water Management
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Hein Vos Hein Vos
(1903–1972)
1 March 1947 –
7 August 1948
Labour Party Louis Beel
(Beel I)
[27]
Josef van Schaik Josef van Schaik
(1882–1962)
[Deputy]
7 August 1948 –
1 November 1948
[Acting] [Minister]
Catholic
People's Party
Willem Drees
(Drees–
Van Schaik
)

[28]
Derk Spitzen Derk Spitzen
(1896–1957)
1 November 1948 –
15 March 1951
Independent
Christian Democratic
Protestant
Hendrik Wemmers Hendrik Wemmers
(1897–1983)
15 March 1951 –
2 September 1952
Independent
Christian Democratic
Protestant
Willem Drees
(Drees I)
[29]
Jacob Algera Jacob Algera
(1902–1966)
2 September 1952 –
10 October 1958
[Res]
Anti-Revolutionary
Party
Willem Drees
(Drees II)
[30]
Willem Drees
(Drees III)
[31]
Herman Witte Herman Witte
(1909–1973)
10 October 1958 –
1 November 1958
[Ad Interim] [Minister]
Catholic
People's Party
Jan van Aartsen Jan van Aartsen
(1909–1992)
1 November 1958 –
19 May 1959
Anti-Revolutionary
Party
Louis Beel
(Beel II)
[32]
Henk Korthals Henk Korthals
(1911–1976)
[Deputy]
19 May 1959 –
24 July 1963
[Minister]
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Jan de Quay
(De Quay)
[33]
Jan van Aartsen Jan van Aartsen
(1909–1992)
24 July 1963 –
14 April 1965
Anti-Revolutionary
Party
Victor Marijnen
(Marijnen)
[34]
Ko Suurhoff Ko Suurhoff
(1905–1967)
14 April 1965 –
1 May 1966
[Note]
Labour Party Jo Cals
(Cals)
[35]
Pieter Bogaers Pieter Bogaers
(1924–2008)
1 May 1966 –
30 June 1966
[Acting] [Minister]
Catholic
People's Party
Ko Suurhoff Ko Suurhoff
(1905–1967)
30 June 1966 –
22 November 1966
Labour Party
Jan de Quay Dr.
Jan de Quay
(1901–1985)
[Deputy]
22 November 1966 –
5 April 1967
Catholic
People's Party
Jelle Zijlstra
(Zijlstra)
[36]
Joop Bakker Joop Bakker
(1921–2003)
[Deputy]
5 April 1967 –
6 July 1971
[Minister]
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Piet de Jong
(De Jong)
[37]
Willem Drees Jr. Dr.
Willem Drees Jr.
(1922–1998)
6 July 1971 –
21 July 1972
[Res]
Democratic
Socialists '70
Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel I)
[38]
Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel II)
[38]
BΓ© Udink BΓ© Udink
(1926–2016)
21 July 1972 –
6 July 1971
[Minister]
Christian
Historical Union
Tjerk Westerterp Tjerk Westerterp
(born 1930)
11 May 1973 –
19 December 1977
Catholic
People's Party
Joop den Uyl
(Den Uyl)
[39]
Dany Tuijnman Dany Tuijnman
(1915–1992)
19 December 1977 –
11 September 1981
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Dries van Agt
(Van Agt I)
[40]
Henk Zeevalking Henk Zeevalking
(1922–2005)
11 September 1981 –
4 November 1982
Democrats 66 Dries van Agt
(Van Agt II β€’ III)
[41][42]
Neelie Kroes Neelie Kroes
(born 1941)
4 November 1982 –
7 November 1989
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers I β€’ II)
[43][44]
Hanja Maij-Weggen Hanja
Maij-Weggen

(born 1943)
7 November 1989 –
16 July 1994
[Res]
Christian
Democratic Appeal
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers III)
[45]
Koos Andriessen Dr.
Koos Andriessen
(1928–2019)
16 July 1994 –
22 August 1994
[Acting] [Minister]
Christian
Democratic Appeal
Annemarie Jorritsma Annemarie
Jorritsma

(born 1950)
22 August 1994 –
3 August 1998
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Wim Kok
(Kok I)
[46]
Tineke Netelenbos Tineke Netelenbos
(born 1944)
3 August 1998 –
22 July 2002
Labour Party Wim Kok
(Kok II)
[47]
Roelf de Boer Roelf de Boer
(born 1944)
[Deputy]
22 July 2002 –
27 May 2003
Pim Fortuyn List Jan Peter
Balkenende

(Balkenende I)
[48]
Karla Peijs Karla Peijs
(born 1944)
27 May 2003 –
22 February 2007
Christian
Democratic Appeal
Jan Peter
Balkenende

(Balkenende II β€’ III)
[49][50]
Camiel Eurlings Camiel Eurlings
(born 1973)
22 February 2007 –
14 October 2010
Christian
Democratic Appeal
Jan Peter
Balkenende

(Balkenende IV)
[51]
Minister of Infrastructure
and the Environment
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Melanie Schultz van Haegen Melanie Schultz
van Haegen

(born 1970)
14 October 2010 –
26 October 2017
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Mark Rutte
(Rutte I β€’ II)
[52][53]
Minister of Infrastructure
and Water Management
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Cora van Nieuwenhuizen Cora van
Nieuwenhuizen

(born 1963)
26 October 2017 –
Incumbent
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Mark Rutte
(Rutte III)
[54]
Resigned
Resigned following election to the European Parliament
Acting
Ad Interim
Died in office
Deputy Prime Minister
Deputy Prime Minister from 18 October 2002
Medical leave of absence from 1 May 1966 until 30 June 1966
Minister without Portfolio for the Interior
Minister of Housing and Construction
Minister for Kingdom Relations
Minister of Housing and Spatial Planning
Minister of Economic Affairs

Living former Ministers of Infrastructure

Minister of Infrastructure Term Age
Tjerk Westerterp 1973–1977 (1930-12-02) 2 December 1930 (age 89)
Neelie Kroes 1982–1989 (1941-07-19) 19 July 1941 (age 79)
Hanja Maij-Weggen 1989–1994 (1943-12-29) 29 December 1943 (age 76)
Annemarie Jorritsma 1994–1998 (1950-06-01) 1 June 1950 (age 70)
Tineke Netelenbos 1998–2002 (1944-02-15) 15 February 1944 (age 76)
Roelf de Boer 2002–2003 (1944-10-09) 9 October 1944 (age 76)
Karla Peijs 2003–2007 (1944-09-01) 1 September 1944 (age 76)
Camiel Eurlings 2007–2010 (1973-09-16) 16 September 1973 (age 47)
Melanie Schultz van Haegen 2010–2017 (1970-06-28) 28 June 1970 (age 50)

List of State Secretaries for Infrastructure

State Secretary for Transport
and Water Management
Portfolio(s) Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Eddie Stijkel Eddie Stijkel
(1918–1982)
β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Aviation
β€’ Rail Transport
β€’ Water
Management
15 October 1959 –
24 July 1963
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Jan de Quay
(De Quay)
[33]
Mike Keyzer Mike Keyzer
(1911–1983)
β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Aviation
β€’ Rail Transport
β€’ Weather
Forecasting
22 October 1963 –
14 April 1965
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Victor Marijnen
(Marijnen)
[34]
Siep Posthumus Siep Posthumus
(1910–1987)
β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Rail Transport
β€’ Weather
Forecasting
4 May 1965 –
22 November 1966
Labour Party Jo Cals
(Cals)
[35]
Leo de Block Leo de Block
(1904–1988)
β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Rail Transport
β€’ Weather
Forecasting
22 November 1966 –
5 April 1967
[State Secretary]
Catholic
People's Party
Jelle Zijlstra
(Zijlstra)
[36]
Mike Keyzer Mike Keyzer
(1911–1983)
β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Aviation
β€’ Rail Transport
β€’ Water
Management

β€’ Weather
Forecasting
18 April 1967 –
6 July 1971
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Piet de Jong
(De Jong)
[37]
Roelof Kruisinga Dr.
Roelof Kruisinga
(1922–2012)
β€’ Public
Infrastructure

β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Rail Transport
β€’ Water
Management

β€’ Postal Service
β€’ Weather
Forecasting
28 July 1971 –
20 March 1973
[Res]
Christian
Historical Union
Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel I β€’ II)
[38]
Michel van Hulten Dr.
Michel van Hulten
(born 1930)
β€’ Public
Infrastructure

β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Postal Service
11 May 1973 –
19 December 1977
Political Party
of Radicals
Joop den Uyl
(Den Uyl)
[39]
Neelie Kroes Neelie Kroes
(born 1941)
β€’ Public
Infrastructure

β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Rail Transport
β€’ Water
Management

β€’ Postal Service
β€’ Weather
Forecasting
28 December 1977 –
11 September 1981
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Dries van Agt
(Van Agt I)
[40]
Jaap van der Doef Jaap van
der Doef

(born 1934)
β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Aviation
β€’ Water
Management

β€’ Postal Service
β€’ Weather
Forecasting
11 September 1981 –
29 May 1982
[Res]
Labour Party Dries van Agt
(Van Agt II)
[41]
Jaap Scherpenhuizen Jaap
Scherpenhuizen

(1934–2012)
β€’ Public
Infrastructure

β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Postal Service
β€’ Weather
Forecasting
8 November 1982 –
14 July 1986
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers I)
[43]
Not in use
(1986–1998)
Monique de Vries Monique de Vries
(born 1947)
β€’ Telecommunication
β€’ Water
Management

β€’ Postal Service
β€’ Weather
Forecasting
3 August 1998 –
22 July 2002
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Wim Kok
(Kok II)
[47]
Melanie Schultz van Haegen Melanie Schultz
van Haegen

(born 1970)
β€’ Public
Infrastructure

β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Aviation
β€’ Rail Transport
β€’ Water
Management

β€’ Weather
Forecasting
22 July 2002 –
22 February 2007
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Jan Peter
Balkenende

(Balkenende I β€’ II β€’ III)
[48][49][50]
Tineke Huizinga Tineke Huizinga
(born 1960)
β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Water
Management

β€’ Weather
Forecasting
22 February 2007 –
23 February 2010
[App]
Christian Union Jan Peter
Balkenende

(Balkenende IV)
[51]
State Secretary for Infrastructure
and the Environment
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Joop Atsma Joop Atsma
(born 1956)
β€’ Aviation
β€’ Water
Management

β€’ Environmental
Policy

β€’ Weather
Forecasting
14 October 2010 –
5 November 2012
Christian
Democratic Appeal
Mark Rutte
(Rutte I)
[52]
Wilma Mansveld Wilma Mansveld
(born 1962)
β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Aviation
β€’ Rail Transport
β€’ Environmental
Policy

β€’ Weather
Forecasting

[Title]
5 November 2012 –
28 October 2015
[Res]
Labour Party Mark Rutte
(Rutte II)
[53]
Sharon Dijksma Sharon Dijksma
(born 1971)
3 November 2015 –
26 October 2017
Labour Party
State Secretary for Infrastructure
and Water Management
Portfolio(s) Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Stientje van Veldhoven Stientje van
Veldhoven

(born 1973)
β€’ Public
Transport

β€’ Rail Transport
β€’ Environmental
Policy

β€’ Weather
Forecasting
26 October 2017 –
1 November 2019
Democrats 66 Mark Rutte
(Rutte III)
[54]
14 April 2020 –
Incumbent
Resigned
Appointed as Minister of Social Affairs and Health
Designated with the diplomatic rank of Minister
State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
Appointed as Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment

Living former State Secretaries for Infrastructure

State Secretary for Infrastructure Term Age
Michel van Hulten 1973–1977 (1930-03-09) 9 March 1930 (age 90)
Neelie Kroes 1977–1981 (1941-07-19) 19 July 1941 (age 79)
Jaap van der Doef 1981–1982 (1934-04-09) 9 April 1934 (age 86)
Monique de Vries 1998–2002 (1947-08-16) 16 August 1947 (age 73)
Melanie Schultz van Haegen 2002–2007 (1970-06-28) 28 June 1970 (age 50)
Tineke Huizinga 2007–2010 (1960-02-16) 16 February 1960 (age 60)
Joop Atsma 2010–2012 (1956-07-06) 6 July 1956 (age 64)
Wilma Mansveld 2012–2015 (1962-09-11) 11 September 1962 (age 58)
Sharon Dijksma 2015–2017 (1971-04-16) 16 April 1971 (age 49)

List of Ministers of Housing

Minister of Public Works
and Reconstruction
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Johan Ringers Dr.
Johan Ringers
(1885–1965)
25 June 1945 –
15 November 1946
[Res]
Independent
Classical Liberal
Willem
Schermerhorn

(Schermerhorn–
Drees
)
Louis Beel
(Beel I)
[27]
Hein Vos Hein Vos
(1903–1972)
15 November 1946 –
3 March 1947
[Acting] [Minister]
Labour Party
Minister of Reconstruction
and Housing
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Lambertus Neher Lambertus Neher
(1899–1967)
3 March 1947 –
1 March 1948
[Res]
Labour Party Louis Beel
(Beel I)
[27]
Joris in 't Veld Dr.
Joris in 't Veld
(1895–1981)
1 March 1948 –
2 September 1952
Labour Party
Willem Drees
(Drees–Van Schaik
β€’ Drees I)

[28][29]
Herman Witte Herman Witte
(1909–1973)
2 September 1952 –
13 October 1956
Catholic
People's Party
Willem Drees
(Drees II)
[30]
Minister of Housing
and Construction
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Herman Witte Herman Witte
(1909–1973)
13 October 1956 –
19 May 1959
Catholic
People's Party
Willem Drees
(Drees III)
[31]
Louis Beel
(Beel II)
[32]
Jan van Aartsen Jan van Aartsen
(1909–1992)
19 May 1959 –
24 July 1963
Anti-Revolutionary
Party
Jan de Quay
(De Quay)
[33]
Pieter Bogaers Pieter Bogaers
(1924–2008)
24 July 1963 –
14 April 1965
Catholic
People's Party
Victor Marijnen
(Marijnen)
[34]
Minister of Housing
and Spatial Planning
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Pieter Bogaers Pieter Bogaers
(1924–2008)
14 April 1965 –
22 November 1966
Catholic
People's Party
Jo Cals
(Cals)
[35]
Herman Witte Herman Witte
(1909–1973)
22 November 1966 –
5 April 1967
Catholic
People's Party
Jelle Zijlstra
(Zijlstra)
[36]
Wim Schut Wim Schut
(1920–2006)
5 April 1967 –
6 July 1971
Anti-Revolutionary
Party
Piet de Jong
(De Jong)
[37]
BΓ© Udink BΓ© Udink
(1926–2016)
6 July 1971 –
11 May 1973
[Minister]
Christian
Historical Union
Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel I β€’ II)
[38]
Hans Gruijters Hans Gruijters
(1931–2005)
11 May 1973 –
19 December 1977
Democrats 66 Joop den Uyl
(Den Uyl)
[39]
Pieter Beelaerts van Blokland Jonkheer
Pieter Beelaerts
van Blokland

(born 1932)
19 December 1977 –
1 September 1981
[App]
Christian
Historical Union
Dries van Agt
(Van Agt I)
[40]
Christian
Democratic Appeal
Dany Tuijnman Dany Tuijnman
(1915–1992)
1 September 1981 –
11 September 1981
[Ad Interim] [Minister]
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Marcel van Dam Marcel van Dam
(born 1938)
11 September 1981 –
29 May 1982
[Res]
Labour Party Dries van Agt
(Van Agt II)
[41]
Erwin Nypels Erwin Nypels
(born 1933)
29 May 1982 –
4 November 1982
Democrats 66 Dries van Agt
(Van Agt III)
[42]
Minister of Housing,
Spatial Planning
and the Environment
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Pieter Winsemius Dr.
Pieter Winsemius
(born 1942)
4 November 1982 –
14 July 1986
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers I)
[43]
Ed Nijpels Ed Nijpels
(born 1950)
14 July 1986 –
7 November 1989
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers II)
[44]
Hans Alders Hans Alders
(born 1952)
7 November 1989 –
22 August 1994
Labour Party Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers III)
[45]
Margreeth de Boer Margreeth de Boer
(born 1939)
22 August 1994 –
3 August 1998
Labour Party Wim Kok
(Kok I)
[46]
Jan Pronk Jan Pronk
(born 1940)
3 August 1998 –
22 July 2002
Labour Party Wim Kok
(Kok II)
[47]
Henk Kamp Henk Kamp
(born 1952)
22 July 2002 –
27 May 2003
[Minister]
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Jan Peter
Balkenende

(Balkenende I)
[48]
Sybilla Dekker Sybilla Dekker
(born 1942)
27 May 2003 –
21 September 2006
[Res]
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Jan Peter
Balkenende

(Balkenende II)
[49]
Jan Peter
Balkenende

(Balkenende III)
[50]
Karla Peijs Karla Peijs
(born 1944)
21 September 2006 –
26 September 2006
[Ad Interim] [Minister]
Christian
Democratic Appeal
Pieter Winsemius Dr.
Pieter Winsemius
(born 1942)
26 September 2006 –
22 February 2007
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Jacqueline Cramer Dr.
Jacqueline Cramer
(born 1951)
22 February 2007 –
23 February 2010
[Res]
Labour Party Jan Peter
Balkenende

(Balkenende IV)
[51]
Tineke Huizinga Tineke Huizinga
(born 1960)
23 February 2010 –
14 October 2010
Christian Union
Resigned
Acting
Ad Interim
Appointed as Mayor of Apeldoorn
Minister of Transport
Minister of Transport and Water Management from 21 July 1972
Minister of Transport and Water Management
Minister of Defence from 12 December 2002

Living former Ministers of Housing

Minister of Housing Term Age
Pieter Beelaerts van Blokland 1977–1981 (1932-12-08) 8 December 1932 (age 87)
Marcel van Dam 1981–1982 (1938-01-30) 30 January 1938 (age 82)
Erwin Nypels 1982 (1933-08-01) 1 August 1933 (age 87)
Pieter Winsemius 1982–1986
2006–2007
(1942-03-07) 7 March 1942 (age 78)
Ed Nijpels 1986–1989 (1950-06-01) 1 June 1950 (age 70)
Hans Alders 1989–1994 (1952-12-17) 17 December 1952 (age 67)
Margreeth de Boer 1994–1998 (1939-04-16) 16 April 1939 (age 81)
Jan Pronk 1998–2002 (1940-03-16) 16 March 1940 (age 80)
Henk Kamp 2002–2003 (1952-07-23) 23 July 1952 (age 68)
Sybilla Dekker 2003–2006 (1942-03-23) 23 March 1942 (age 78)
Jacqueline Cramer 2007–2010 (1951-04-10) 10 April 1951 (age 69)
Tineke Huizinga 2010 (1960-02-16) 16 February 1960 (age 60)

List of Ministers without Portfolio for Housing

Minister without Portfolio Portfolio(s) Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Ella Vogelaar Ella Vogelaar
(1949–2019)
β€’ Integration
β€’ Public Housing
β€’ Minorities
22 February 2007 –
14 November 2008
[Res]
Labour Party Jan Peter
Balkenende

(Balkenende IV)
[51]
Eberhard van der Laan Eberhard van
der Laan

(1955–2017)
14 November 2008 –
23 February 2010
[Res]
Labour Party
Eimert van Middelkoop Eimert van
Middelkoop

(born 1949)
23 February 2010 –
14 October 2010
[Minister]
Christian Union
Resigned
Minister of Defence

Living former Ministers without Portfolio for Housing

Minister of Housing Term Age
Eimert van Middelkoop 2010 (1949-02-14) 14 February 1949 (age 71)

List of State Secretaries for Housing

State Secretary for Housing
and Spatial Planning
Portfolio(s) Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Werner Buck
(1925–2010)
β€’ Urban Planning
β€’ Spatial Planning
17 August 1971 –
11 May 1973
Catholic
People's Party
Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel I β€’ II)
[38]
Jan Schaefer Jan Schaefer
(1940–1994)
β€’ Urban Planning
β€’ Spatial Planning
11 May 1973 –
8 September 1977
[Res]
Labour Party Joop den Uyl
(Den Uyl)
[39]
Marcel van Dam Marcel van Dam
(born 1938)
β€’ Public Housing 11 May 1973 –
8 September 1977
[Res]
Labour Party
Gerrit Brokx Gerrit Brokx
(1933–2002)
β€’ Public Housing
β€’ Urban Planning
28 December 1977 –
11 September 1981
Catholic
People's Party
Dries van Agt
(Van Agt I)
[40]
Christian
Democratic Appeal
Siepie de Jong Siepie de Jong
(born 1940)
β€’ Public Housing
β€’ Spatial Planning
11 September 1981 –
29 May 1982
[Res]
Labour Party Dries van Agt
(Van Agt II)
[41]
State Secretary for Housing,
Spatial Planning and the
Environment
Portfolio(s) Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Gerrit Brokx Gerrit Brokx
(1933–2002)
β€’ Urban Planning
β€’ Public Housing
β€’ Spatial Planning
5 November 1982 –
23 October 1986
[Res]
Christian
Democratic Appeal
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers I)
[43]
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers II)
[44]
EnneΓΌs Heerma EnneΓΌs Heerma
(1944–1999)
27 October 1986 –
22 August 1994
Christian
Democratic Appeal
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers III)
[45]
Dick Tommel Dr.
Dick Tommel
(born 1942)
β€’ Public Housing
β€’ Spatial Planning
22 August 1994 –
3 August 1998
Democrats 66 Wim Kok
(Kok I)
[46]
Johan Remkes Johan Remkes
(born 1951)
β€’ Public Housing
β€’ Spatial Planning
β€’ Environmental
Policy
3 August 1998 –
22 July 2002
People's Party
for Freedom and
Democracy
Wim Kok
(Kok II)
[47]
Pieter van Geel Pieter van Geel
(born 1951)
β€’ Environmental
Policy
22 July 2002 –
22 February 2007
Christian
Democratic Appeal
Jan Peter
Balkenende

(Balkenende I
β€’ II β€’ III)

[48][49][50]
Resigned

Living former State Secretaries for Housing

State Secretary for Housing Term Age
Marcel van Dam 1973–1977 (1938-01-30) 30 January 1938 (age 82)
Siepie de Jong 1981–1982 (1940-08-28) 28 August 1940 (age 80)
Dick Tommel 1994–1998 (1942-04-18) 18 April 1942 (age 78)
Johan Remkes 1998–2002 (1951-06-15) 15 June 1951 (age 69)
Pieter van Geel 2002–2007 (1951-04-08) 8 April 1951 (age 69)

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