The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in London United Kingdom

Ambassador Simon Smits

Welcome to the Embassy Website

Hello, and welcome to the website of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in London! My name is Simon Smits, and I am the Dutch Ambassador to the United Kingdom. I arrived here on 10 September 2015, after working for five years as the Director-General for Foreign Economic Relations in The Hague. Read more...

22/09/15

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Local elections on 5 May 2016

Local elections, including for the London Assembly and the Mayor of London, will take place across the UK on 5 May 2016. Did you know that Dutch citizens aged over 18 who are resident in the UK are entitled to vote in local elections in the UK? To do so, you will need to register to vote by the deadline of 18 April 2016.

08/02/16

1 January - 30 June 2016

Dutch Presidency of the EU Council

The Netherlands will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from 1 January to 30 June 2016. It wants a Union that focuses on the essentials, creates growth and jobs through innovation, and connects with civil society.

06/01/16

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Address
38 Hyde Park Gate
London SW7 5DP
United Kingdom
Phone

+44 20 75 90 32 00

24 hours per day, 7 days in a week

08 February 2016 Local elections, including for the London Assembly and the Mayor of London, will take place across the UK on 5 May 2016. Did you know that Dutch citizens aged over 18 who are resident in the UK are entitled to vote in local elections in the UK? To do so, you will need to register to vote by the deadline of 18 April 2016.

03 February 2016 Ambassador Simon Smits presented the priorities of the Netherlands EU presidency to the European Union Committee to the House of Lords on 2 February.

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