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Government takes decisions for Budget Day

The government has taken the necessary decisions for Budget Day and sent the relevant documents to the Council of State for an ...

News item | 30-08-2014 | 15:54

Accountability Letter 2013: adapt public services to the demands of the present day

In the years ahead, the government intends to reform public services to ensure they meet the demands of the present day and to ...

News item | 21-05-2014 | 16:55

Central Government Annual Financial Report 2013: signs of recovery despite tough economic year

There were two sides to the year 2013. Economically, it was tough: the economy contracted and unemployment rose. Yet 2013 was ...

News item | 21-05-2014 | 13:00

2014 budget agreements

The budget agreements will cut public expenditure by €6 billion on a structural basis. Read more on

News item | 11-10-2013 | 00:00

Budget Memorandum 2014: Prospect of sustainable recovery

The Dutch government is taking another important step towards sustainable economic growth. Efforts to bring about robust public ...

News item | 17-09-2013 | 15:15

Ministry of Foreign Affairs faces far-reaching budget cuts

In the coming years the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will face far-reaching cuts, with its budget to be reduced by a quarter by ...

News item | 17-09-2013 | 14:43

Spring Memorandum 2013: Economy puts pressure on deficit and debt forecasts

Over the past six months, economic setbacks have caused a deterioration in the budget deficit and public debt. On the basis of ...

News item | 24-05-2013 | 15:15

Decreasing deficit in spite of disappointing economy

The year 2012 was largely eclipsed by disappointing developments, such as economic downturn, increasing unemployment and ...

News item | 08-05-2013 | 12:00

Review of development cooperation well under way

The government’s fundamental review of development cooperation is well under way. The 2013 budget has a stronger focus on the ...

News item | 18-09-2012 | 15:41

Foreign policy: in the interests of Dutch citizens and businesses

Security, prosperity and freedom for Dutch citizens and businesses depend on a vigorous foreign policy. The government promotes ...

News item | 18-09-2012 | 15:38