The Cabinet acknowledges that there was institutional racism in the Tax and Customs sector | NOW

The Cabinet acknowledges that there was institutional racism in the Tax and Customs sector |  NOW

The Cabinet acknowledges that there was institutional racism among part of the IRS. That decision was made in the Council of Ministers on Wednesday, sources confirm to NU.nl after a message from NU.nl RTL News. Secretary of State Marnix van Rij (Finance) still has to “puncture in it”. After the weekend follows the official recognition … Read more

The Court of Auditors calls the compensation scheme ‘compensation scandal’ worrying ‘| NOW

The Court of Auditors calls the compensation scheme ‘compensation scandal’ worrying ‘|  NOW

The Court of Auditors is concerned about the way in which the government is compensating the parents affected by the unemployment benefit scandal. At the end of 2020, the government made the decision to compensate the victims faster and more generously with, among other things, 30,000 euros in compensation. According to the Court of Auditors, … Read more

Experts warn of new corona wave: ‘Government acts only in case of panic’ NOW

Experts warn of new corona wave: ‘Government acts only in case of panic’ NOW

The number of infections is stable and few people with corona are hospitalized, but the pandemic is not over yet. In fact, a new corona wave in the fall is likely. The government is not well prepared for this, experts say during a roundtable discussion with members of parliament on Monday. “If there’s a new … Read more

Cannabis trial does not start: ‘Do not lose momentum’ | 1 Limburg

Cannabis trial does not start: ‘Do not lose momentum’ |  1 Limburg

While the cannabis experiment is not getting started, millions are being invested in the selected growers. This is done in part by foreign investors who want to gain a foothold in Europe’s first legal cannabis market for leisure use. This will further delay the trial as these investors need to be investigated first. One in … Read more