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Is the benefits scandal unique? Or can fixed political and parliamentary patterns be identified?

In his traditional New Year essay in Elsevier Weekblad, the Netherlands Court of Audit’s President, Arno Visser, considers these questions by looking at 30 years of parliamentary investigations and inquiries. All unhappy political scandals are alike, but are lessons being learned from past mistakes?

The New Year essay is only available in Dutch.