Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Photo: AFP Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Photo: AFP
Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Photo: AFP
The Netherlands

Dutch government collapses over benefits scandal

  • Thousands of parents were wrongly accused by Dutch authorities of fraudulently claiming child allowance, with many of them forced to pay back large amounts
  • The row threatens to leave the Netherlands without a government in the midst of a surge in cases of a new Covid-19 variant that first emerged in Britain

Topic |   The Netherlands
Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Photo: AFP Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Photo: AFP
Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Photo: AFP
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