Minister of Interior and Kingdom Relations Guusje Ter horst of Netherlands

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In 1984 Ter Horst joined the Dutch Labour Party (PvdA.
In August 2006 Ter Horst was fined for drunk driving, without political consequence.
Guus (Guusje) ter Horst was born in Deventer on 22 March 1952.
In 1977 Ms Ter Horst joined the Social Dentistry Department of the Academic Centre for Dentistry in Amsterdam (ACTA), where she held the post of senior lecturer from 1986 to 1994.
On 22 February 2007 Ms Ter Horst was appointed Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations in the fourth Balkenende government.
Ter Horst was a guest speaker on the 'Dag van het Commissariaat' (Day of the Supervisory Directorship), where 'good governance' was the central theme this year.
Until March last year, two police forces offered the possibility of giving an Islamic oath, but Ms Ter Horst says the practice was against the rules and has been stopped.
oath, but Ms Ter Horst says the practice was against the rules and has been stopped.
Ter Horst said most of the work must be done by the municipalities.
Dutch Interior Minister Guusje ter Horst has decided this new approach against violence by activists is needed because 'they are going too far', she told de Telegraaf.
Guusje ter Horst said Wednesday that researchers at the Radboud University in Nijmegen have "developed a method by which a large number of (Mifare) chip-cards is relatively easy to crack and duplicate.
BRUSSELS, Dec 22 (Xinhua) -- The special team, which also includes members from the public prosecution department and the Dutch intelligence service, will try to prevent dangerous intimidation practices by extreme animal rights organizations, Home Affairs Minister Guusje ter Horst was quoted by local newspaper De Telegraaf as saying Sunday.
Interior Minister Guusje Ter Horst has told the Dutch parliamentthat she will look into finding another locationto host the Sciencelink centre which had been planned for the southern town of Venray.
On the question of non-operational cooperation, Ms Ter Horst said this would include intelligence sharing on the question of, for example, potential hooliganism during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Home Affairs Minister Guusje ter Horst said on Friday that there are up to 3,000, 500 more than she reported in September 2007.
Home Affairs Minister Guusje ter Horst said It is a serious problem and more extensive than we had thoughtHomophobic violence is very serious and must be completely eradicated.
Ter Horst said the goal was not to combat extremist groups a job for law enforcement and intelligence agencies but to prevent them from forming.