Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Liberals: Stop the Influx of Non-Western Immigrants Into The Hague
The Liberal Party (VVD) faction in The Hague municipal council requested a temporary stop on the influx of non-Western immigrants into the town. Municipal Council Member Arjen Lakerveld said that the large number of non-Western immigrants in The Hague puts tremendous pressure on social services. There is no solution unless the influx of poor people is stopped. The Liberal Party says that the so-called Rotterdam Law can be applied. This means that an alderman of a town can request from the minister that he assign certain areas of a town where people interested in housing there must have a certain minimum income. The VVD wants this law to apply to the entire town. However if that isn’t possible, it has listed seven neighborhoods where it should be applied.
Posted by Bad News Blogger at 10:12 AM