The parliamentary influence of Partij voor de Vrijheid (PVV) has reached its low point since March 2014. Throughout the last year, only nine motions by PVV were accepted, just three percent of the motions submitted by the party, according to a Trouw newspaper analysis of data from parliament.
Opposition members of parliament say they are concerned with the current state of security measures in the Netherlands. They want the government to prevent attacks similar to those in and around Paris this week, and to raise the readiness of the security forces. The Anti-Islam PVV party says they even want to deploy the army as part of a plan to beef up domestic secur
Despite the Christmas recess, the Senate will be meeting tonight to discuss further curbing the top incomes in the (semi) public sector.
PVV leader Geert Wilders finds it "incomprehensible" that the Public Prosecutor has decided to prosecute him, he said to ANP. The Public Prosecutor announced earlier today that Wilders will be prosecuted on the charges of insulting a group of people based on race and incitement to discrimination and hatred.
The Public Prosecutor in the Hague has decided to prosecute Geert Wilders (PVV) on the charges of insulting a group of people based on race and incitement to discrimination and hatred.
Marcel De Graaff says he quickly regretted retweeting the words "Death to Muslims" on Wednesday. The PVV Member of European Parliament quickly removed his own message after seeing what he had posted.
PVV leader Geert Wilders told the national Police today that he meant every word of the "fewer Moroccans" statements he made during an election day rally on March 19. The controversial politician also cited American activist Martin Luther King jr. in Wilders' own fight against what Wilders calls the "Moroccan problem."
56 percent of voters consider the integration in the Netherlands "largely or completely failed". This is evident from the weekly poll by Maurice de Hond.
According to Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher, the PVV "crossed a new line" by "clearly and unambiguously" stating that "Muslims do not have the same rights as other Dutch citizens".
"The Netherlands has become completely "Islamized'. The Muslims have settled down here, and made the Netherlands their home. They are growing, at our expense", said PVV Parliamentarian Machiel de Graaf with a sneer during debate in the Tweede Kamer.
If the elections were held today, the coalition of the VVD and PvdA would lose the majority in the Senate. This is according to a survey done by EenVandaag.
The PVV wants the police to make palm-prints of suspects more often so that they can use it to solve more thefts and burglaries.
Minister of Social Affairs Lodewijk Asscher is very concerned about the large amount of support among Turkish youth in the Netherlands for violent jihadist groups such as Islamic State (ISIS).
On Tuesday the PVV proposed in the Second Chamber that asylum seekers from Ebola infected countries must first spend three weeks in quarantine before they come to the Netherlands.
The D66 and the ChristenUnie each one a seat in the weekly poll by Maurice de Hond. The 50Plus and the VVD were the only parties to lose a seat.
A large majority in the Second Chamber want to see the end of the public transport OV-chip card as soon as possible.
Help and support will be made available for prostitutes in the Netherlands who wish to change professions.
Family of the flight MH17 victims is going to sue the Dutch State for gross negligence and carelessness in the handling of the tragedy.
The Public Prosecutor informed Member of Parliament Geert Wilders today that he is considered a suspect for inciting discrimination against Moroccans.
A famous Dutch jihadist in Syria, Muhajiri Shaam, has threatened PVV leader Geert Wilders on Twitter today.
Exactly half of the people who voted for the PvdA, the Dutch labour party, in the 2012 Parliamentary election regret their choice, an Ipsos poll released on Wednesday shows. Respondents said that the PvdA’s inability to fulfill their promises, and the party's continued lack of action led them to regret casting their vote.
A majority in the Second Chamber does not want to give Amsterdam the opportunity to introduce a compulsory helmet law for scooters.
It is not yet clear when the Public Prosecutor in The Hague will make a decision on the prosecution of PVV leader Geert Wilders.
Today at the start of the general considerations, the annual debate on the Cabinet's plan for the next year, PVV leader Geert Wilders once again demanded that the Koran be removed from Chamber President Anouchka van Miltenburg's table. Wilders finds in inappropriate to have the Koran in the room now that the Islamic State is sowing terror. According to Wilders the holy Islamic book is a "declaration of war" and a "license to kill", BNR reports.