Socialist Party

An electronic stethoscope
Feb 13 '18 18:08

The Dutch Senate voted in favor of a new law that automatically makes every adult living in the Netherlands an organ donor. Adults will have to if they do not wish to participate in the life saving medical procedure.

Jan Marijnissen
Mar 7 '15 09:10

The Socialist Party (SP) chairman Jan Marijnissen must resign, SP's Brabant representative Johan van den Hout told NRC Handelsblad. Van den Hout condemns the "unpleasant way" the party chairman of over 25 years deals with other party members.

Geert Wilders
Jan 12 '15 11:57

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.

Henk Kamp
Oct 2 '14 11:58

Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs will be called into Parliament to answer for the earthquake problem in Groningen, after MP for the Socialist Party, Eric Smaling, asked for clarification. A majority of Parliament supports the call, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Photo: Klomp Groep
Sep 11 '14 13:27

Public transportation company Klomp Group is under fire today after it emerged that a mentally disabled girl was abandoned on one of their mini bus services. The driver of the bus reportedly left the bus locked, forgetting about his remaining passenger, RTV Utrecht reported.

Leo de Kleijn
Aug 11 '14 15:11

The leader of the Socialist Party in Rotterdam, Leo de Kleijn, wants the same treatment that has been given to anti-Semitism to go towards fighting 'islamophobia'.

Amsterdam
Jun 12 '14 09:01

A coalition agreement has finally been reached between centrist election winners D66, the VVD conservative party and the Socialist Party in Amsterdam, said Amsterdam D66-chairman Jan Paternotte on Twitter this morning. For the first time since World War II, the leftwing PvdA will be in opposition on the Amsterdam City Council.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte
May 21 '14 21:49

Prime Minister Mark Rutte is being attacked by opposition party Members of Parliament over his issuance of a formal statement about what the Dutch representatives in European government should prioritize. Rutte, a member of the VVD conservative party, made comments directly opposed by the agenda of his government coalition partner, the leftist PvdA.

Feb 3 '14 05:00

Workers in 100 nursery- and care-homes are planning a strike on tuesday, according to trade union Abvakabo FNV.

Jan 30 '14 10:23

Yesterday's decision by State Secretary of Finance, Frans Weekers (PvdA) was well-received by other Members of Parliament, who understand the decision.

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