Monday, December 1, 2008

Internal Ministry Memo: Ministry Prefers Party Interests over National Ones

The RTL news service has obtained an internal memorandum of the Ministry of Agriculture in which bureaucrats say that Minister Gerda Verburg (Christian Democrat) is influenced by party interests in choosing the location of the Authority for Food and Commodities. The memo said that the logical and cheapest place to locate the authority is Eindhoven, while the minister prefers southern Limburg where her party is stronger.

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