Sunday, January 27, 2008

Labor Party Leader: Behavior of Former Labor Party Minister Damaging

After earlier condemnations by Labor Parliamentarians, now Labor Party Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Wouter Bos has also condemned the behavior of Former Dutch Minister Eveline Herfkens of the Labor Party. He said that she had caused damage to her own name, the reputation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the United Nations and the Labor Party. Herfkens had received $280,000 in rent subsidies from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs while she was employed by the United Nations. Her annual salary there was $160,000, tax free. .

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