GroenLinks and the PvdA want more attention paid to the interest of child asylum seekers in the asylum process. They believe that the interest of a child should outweigh the Netherlands' stance on the asylum process and plan to submit a legislative proposal to ensure this by the summer
According to Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, the Netherlands' plan to ship asylum seekers arriving in Greece back to Turkey on a returning ferry is "illegal". The European Union does not participate in "pushing back" asylum seekers
Kamer president Anouchka van Miltenburg did not discuss the allegations that parliamentarian Linda Voortman had leaked information about the appointment of the National Ombudsman with the Tweede Kamer management before she charged her.
The GroenLinks Member of Parliament Linda Voortman from Utrecht has been exonerated. According to the Public Prosecutor, she did not leak information on who was a candidate for the National Ombudsman position to the media.
GroenLinks wants to set up an emergency fund for people in danger of losing necessary care due to the impending changes in long-term care.