Dutch government resigns over child welfare fraud scandal

The Dutch government has resigned amid a scandal that saw thousands of families wrongly accused of child welfare fraud.

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the Cabinet’s resignation in an address Friday, saying that responsibility for the scandalultimately rests with the incumbent Cabinet and nowhere else.
Under the scandal, 주위에 10,000 families in the Netherlands were told to repay tens of thousands of euros of subsidies after being wrongly accused of child welfare fraud.
Rutte made his speech in the aftermath of the publication of a report by the Parliamentary Interrogation Committee on Childcare Allowance, 그가 불렀던 “very tough, but fair.
On all levels throughout the political-administrative-legal system, mistakes have been made that have resulted in great injustice to thousands of parents,” he remarked.
The Dutch premier was clear that financial compensation for the affected parents is thethe first thing that needs to be properly arranged.
We will continue to work on quick compensation and the improvements needed for the future.
Elections for a new government will take place in mid-March he announced, ~에 대해 말하는 것 until then, the current administration will stay on andcan be expected to do what is necessary in the national interest.
Rutte has been in power for over a decade, taking charge in October 2010. If his party wins the election in two months, he will be able to form a new administration.
Addressing the Dutch people, Rutte saidour fight against the coronavirus continues.

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