VVD

Prime Minister Mark Rutte
Mar 21 '14 06:36

Prime Minister Mark Rutte (VVD), believes that any cooperation with the PVV of Geert Wilders is impossible at this time, he said in a reaction on Thursday about Wilders' comments about Moroccans in the Netherlands.

Mar 20 '14 09:18

Geert Wilders, with his choice of words about the entire population of Morocco and their unwelcome place in The Hague, has angered many, but one politician is taking a moment to address other political parties about what the statement means for them.

Mar 20 '14 08:29

The Liberal People's party of Roermond (LVR) has won big in Roermond. This, despite the fact that the party's establisher Jos van Rey is suspected of corruption.

Political posters
Mar 20 '14 07:21

Municipal councils throughout the country got an extreme makeover at the local elections Wednesday. The CDA is still the biggest party, but the PvdA and the VVD have had to swallow big losses as they saw their leading positions slip away in many places.

Mar 18 '14 07:01

Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, does not agree with PvdA leader Diderik Samsom that he is too soft on PVV leader Geert Wilders.

sign
Mar 17 '14 10:10

For new renters, social housing in Utrecht and Amsterdam has become almost €100 more expensive in the last year. For low-income households, the available homes are more often unaffordable because of this, which has also risen eviction figures, the Volkskrant reports.

Mar 14 '14 10:22

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.

Fred Teeven
Mar 14 '14 09:40

State secretary for Justice, Fred Teeven (VVD) has gotten away with the deal he made in his earlier function as public prosecutor with drug baron Cees H.

Mar 13 '14 08:53

PVV-leader Geert Wilders has come under fire from politicians after a comment he made on the campaign trail at a market in The Hague on Wednesday.

Fred Teeven
Mar 12 '14 13:37

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.

Mar 8 '14 11:33

The local Rotterdam VVD fraction didn't count on such an overwhelming response from an election poster when put up a poster with the text: "In Rotterdam we speak Dutch." Many people think it discriminating.

Mar 5 '14 16:55

The Bosman Act, to be discussed tonight in parliament, has the parties riled up. André Bosman, VVD MP, wants to drastically restrict Antilleans from moving to the Netherlands, by enforcing certain requirements. The PvdA agrees with the need for regulations, but condemns the Act in its current form.

Mar 5 '14 09:56

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.

Prostitute
Mar 5 '14 06:55

A new Prostitution law has been proposed to Parliament, which includes a mandatory minimum age limit.

Edith Schippers (Source: Wikimedia/Rijksoverheid.nl)
Mar 4 '14 13:58

The cabinet will not send delegates to the Paralympics in Sochi due to the current situation in Ukraine.

Voting
Mar 4 '14 09:07

The PvdA is losing voter interest among immigrants, many of whom are moving over to the D66 instead, a study shows.

Voting
Feb 28 '14 09:16

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.

Feb 28 '14 04:34

Jan Sluiter, Gelderland provincial council member for the VVD stepped down, Thursday, after he sentenced to 100 hours of community service for abuse. Although he appealed the court's decision, he doesn't want to wait for the outcome.

Feb 21 '14 04:33

Prompted by a request from D66 MP, Stientje van Veldhoven, for a debate concerning the chaos on the tracks around The Hague and Rotterdam, State Secretary Wilma Mansveld of Infrastructure will have to answer to parliament soon.

Feb 20 '14 08:12

Minister for Security and Justice, Ivo Opstelten (VVD) still has the support of a majority in parliament for his policy against the regulation of marijuana cultivation.

Sexual theme Kijkwijzer
Feb 18 '14 07:55

High Schoolers have been posed very explicit questions about their sexuality by the GGD, causing outrage among parents.

Ivo_Opstelten_2012
Feb 18 '14 07:10

Minister Ivo Opstelten (Security and Justice, VVD), is against the idea of regulating marijuana cultivation, favoring the tackling of criminality and nuisance.

Feb 16 '14 04:32

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.

Feb 12 '14 07:33

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.

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