The government is devolving more tasks to municipalities as they are in more direct contact with the public. One of their new tasks is to help benefit recipients find work. Municipalities are in the driving seat. They are responsible for carrying out their new tasks effectively.
Government to strengthen urban areas through City Deals
29-06-2015 | 16:03
The government is keen to enter into City Deals with cities and other stakeholders, as part of the Dutch Urban Agenda. The deals ...
Appointment of mayors may be removed from the Constitution
19-06-2015 | 17:11
The provision stipulating that mayors and King's commissioners are appointed by Royal Decree may be removed from the Constitution ...