Date of Birth: 10/18/1955
Place of birth: Utrecht
It was one of the most influential members of the cabinet. In 2006, after retiring as a result of a political scandal, Justice Minister Piet Hein Donner Mrs Verdonk acting head of the agency.
September 13, 2007, Rita Verdonk has been excluded from the parliamentary faction of the People`s Party for Freedom and Democracy. After an unsuccessful attempt at reconciliation with the party comrades Minister herself again initiated a discussion about their own membership NPSD and left the party.
In October 2007, Verdonk announced the creation of his own political movement - "Pride of the Netherlands" (. Nid