Budget 2017

Sep 23 '16 09:41

Prime Minister Mark Rutte faced a lot criticism from opposition parties during the second day of the Budget Debate in parliament on Thursday. Much of the angry words centered around the Prime Minister's statement regarding troublemakers among the young Turkish-Dutch community following an attempted coup in Turkey in July

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Sep 22 '16 14:55

Prime Minister Mark Rutte understands why his cabinet scores badly with the Dutch public, he said during the second day of the Budget Debate in response to an Ipsos study that showed the government gets an "insufficient" grade of only 5.3. While the economy is recovering, the average person in the Netherlands isn't yet noticing in their wallet that the financial crisis is over

Sep 22 '16 08:21

During the first day of the Budget Debate in Dutch parliament, party leaders focused more on each other than on the Budget and the government's plans for next year. The looming elections played a large roll in the debate

Sep 21 '16 12:35

Leaders of the opposition parties in the Netherlands reacted critically to both the National Budget for next year and the King's Budget Day speech. In the General Debate in parliament on Tuesday, the party leaders called it "bragging" and a "good news show"

Sep 21 '16 09:03

The Dutch government promised to build bridges, but over the past four years gaps between groups in society is the only thing that happened, CDA leader Sybrand Buma said in an interview with newspaper AD.

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Aug 25 '16 14:00

The government is finalizing the 2017 budget for Prinsjesdag this afternoon. They plan to have everyone see an increase in purchasing power next year, averaging at a 1 percent increase, sources confirmed to RTL.

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