No Christian Union Upper House support for minority cabinet

31st July 2010, Comments 0 comments


A minority cabinet formed by the conservative VVD and Christian Democrats, and supported by Geert Wilders' Freedom Party PVV, cannot count on the support of the Christian Union members in the Upper House of the Dutch parliament. And such a cabinet would need that support to maintain a majority in the Upper House.

A special press release written by Egbert Schuurman, chair of the Upper House Christian Union party, claims that Mr Wilders too easily casts aside the standards of a democratic constitutional state. It appeared one day after the VVD, CDA and PVV announced that they intended to start

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