Jos van Ginneken, who just turned 18 on February 7, was elected into the City Council of Terneuzen for the CDA with 219 votes.
The increase of the excises on diesel and lpg (liquefied petroleum gas) seems to be filling the treasury for the time being. The surprising outcome comes from a letter by Eric Wiebes, state secretary of Finance.
Possible voter fraud is also happening in the Frisian coastal municipality of Het Bildt. The CDA, in a folder, is offering to vote for those who are not able to do so via authorization.
Amsterdam alderman Pieter Hilhorst (Finances) came under fire at the municipal council on Thursday because of his lack of clarity on how a new university in Amsterdam will be paid for by the board of directors.
A PvdA frontrunner, Osman Suna, is suspected of being implicated in voter fraud. PvdA leader Diederik Samsom has voiced that Suna shouldn't come back, De Telegraaf reports.
State secretary for Justice, Fred Teeven, closed a deal in 2000 in which more than five million guilders (almost €2.3 million) of drug baron Cees H. was whitewashed. Now, MPs are demanding the matter be clarified.
One quarter of all council members is in favor of electing mayors. CDA members are the only ones who remain unconvinced by the stance of their party.
The CDA is adamant that a coalition with the PVV will never happen again.
more than 100 party front-runners of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) have spoken out against the marijuana regulation.
The VVD and PvdA might face a big defeat at the upcoming municipal council elections on the 19th of March, as a study reveals that local parties are popular this year.
The PvdA is losing voter interest among immigrants, many of whom are moving over to the D66 instead, a study shows.
The House of Parliament will discuss a bill on Monday that proposes a fierce lowering of yearly pension savings.
MPs of the major parties in the House of Parliament are concerned about the expected low voter turnout at the municipal council election on the 19th of March.
Mayor of Leiden, Henri Lenferink, will be able to rely on the support of the Council on Thursday, as they will stand behind him in the municipal council meeting about the housing of Benno L. the ANP reports.
The PVV, with Geert Wilders as party leader, is steadily gaining votes, according to the latest poll among 900 Dutch, by TNS Nipo, a Dutch research agency.
In the last year, one in three council members has suffered verbal or physical abuse for their function.
Minister Plasterk has only just survived a critical debate in Parliament, but he's out of the frying pan and into the fire now as he is once again involved in a complicated and sensitive issue.
After a debate lasting nearly eleven hours, in which Ronald Plasterk came under fire due to the 1.8 million telephone details his intelligence services shared with the NSA.
The Labour Party(PvdA) has lost two seats this week in the political poll from Maurice de Hond, leaving 12.
Almost 60 percent of Dutch people are in favor of electing a chosen mayor.
In 2013 only three political parties registered an increase in their numbers, all other parties saw their numbers drop, with GroenLinks suffering the biggest loss, according to numbers of the Documentation Center for Dutch Political Parties (DNPP).
A majority of Parliament supported proposed legislation of CDA and D66, Thursday, to drop the special status of government officials, safe for some exceptions. The legal status of government officials would be the same of regular employees.
Minister of Infrastructure and Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen announced in Parliament today the lights of a number of freeways will stay off after 23:00. Her announcement was a response to a request of PVV and CDA to reevaluate the measure.