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Citizens and businesses not yet at centre of basic registers
Citizens and businesses find it too complicated to correct errors in the government’s basic registers. They still cannot report ...
Households with children suffer from benefit debt more frequently and for longer
Households with children and households with an annual income of between approximately €20,000 and €71,000 (i.e. between the ...
Billions placed in revolving funds but little accountability
The Dutch government is increasingly using revolving funds to achieve social goals, for example to encourage domestic energy ...
Early application for long-term care does not increase likelihood of access
The likelihood of someone receiving care under the Long-Term Care Act (WLZ) is not affected by the municipality in which he or ...
Adults with literacy and numeracy difficulties: gap between problem and government policy
Results of government policy on functional illiteracy uncertain
Regional differences in long-term health care use difficult to explain
Government’s planned saving of €500 million uncertain
Childcare allowance cut by a billion since spending cuts introduced
Public expenditure falls €0.5 billion more than projected over past two years
Ministries reduce uncertainty about the budget for the Youth Act and the Social Support Act
Still uncertainty about the timely transfer of €90 million to the municipalities for youth care
Consequences of reforming long-term care for clients
Simulation to inform parliament’s debate of the reform of the Exceptional Medical Expenses Insurance scheme
Quality and effectiveness of municipal Youth and Family Centres difficult to compare
Joint audit by municipal audit offices and the Netherlands Court of Audit