‘A farce that the government cannot solve the purchasing power crisis’

news hour There is no vision and leadership in the cabinet and structural solutions to bring purchasing power up to standard are not forthcoming and “that is disappointing”. That says Peter Heijkoop, CDA alderman for poverty and debt in Dordrecht and director of the Association of Dutch Municipalities (VNG) in news hour. Heijkoop thinks that […]

Corona measures devastating for local economy, mayors say

Brabant mayors are massively encouraging local shopkeepers and catering. They call on the cabinet to pay attention not only to healthcare, but also to local entrepreneurs who suffer greatly from the corona policy. The general meeting of members of the Association of Dutch Municipalities (VNG) will discuss a motion with this message on Thursday. This […]