Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands
The Vice Minister-President of the Netherlands (Dutch: Viceminister-president van Nederland), commonly referred to in English as the Deputy Prime Minister, is the official Deputy of the Head of Government of the Netherlands. In the absence of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands the Deputy Prime Minister takes over his functions, such as chairing the Cabinet of the Netherlands and the Council of Ministers of the Netherlands. Conventionally, all of the junior partners in the coalition get one deputy. They are ranked according to the size of their respective parties. Incumbent Lodewijk Asscher is the sixth Deputy Prime Minister of the Labour Party.
Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands
The Vice Minister-President of the Netherlands (Dutch: Viceminister-president van Nederland), commonly referred to in English as the Deputy Prime Minister, is the official Deputy of the Head of Government of the Netherlands. In the absence of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands the Deputy Prime Minister takes over his functions, such as chairing the Cabinet of the Netherlands and the Council of Ministers of the Netherlands. Conventionally, all of the junior partners in the coalition get one deputy. They are ranked according to the size of their respective parties. Incumbent Lodewijk Asscher is the sixth Deputy Prime Minister of the Labour Party.