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Arjen Kapteijns new alderman for Social Affairs and Work

Published: 8 October 2021Modified: 8 October 2021

The Hague Municipal Council approved Arjen Kapteijns as the new alderman for Social Affairs and Work on Thursday, 7 October. He will succeed Bert van Alphen, who resigned on 13 September 2021.

Kapteijns was a member of The Hague Municipal Council for more than 8 years, including 6 years as leader of GroenLinks. In addition to serving in the Municipal Council, he has worked for more than 20 years for the government in various positions.

‘Strengthening values such as sustainability and social justice is an important motivation for me.'

Want to learn more about Arjen Kapteijns? Look at his profile at www.denhaag.groenlinks.nl

Arjen Kapteijns, photo: Martijn Beekman
Arjen Kapteijns, photo: Martijn Beekman