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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 ...

News item | 18-06-2019 | 16:00

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 ...

News item | 13-06-2019 | 15:30

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 ...

News item | 16-04-2019 | 17:30

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 ...

News item | 06-06-2018 | 00:00

Adults with literacy and numeracy difficulties: gap between problem and government policy

Results of government policy on functional illiteracy uncertain

News item | 20-04-2016 | 12:57

Regional differences in long-term health care use difficult to explain

Government’s planned saving of €500 million uncertain

News item | 09-06-2015 | 14:40

Childcare allowance cut by a billion since spending cuts introduced

Public expenditure falls €0.5 billion more than projected over past two years

News item | 21-05-2014 | 10:03

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

News item | 13-05-2014 | 10:07

Consequences of reforming long-term care for clients

Simulation to inform parliament’s debate of the reform of the Exceptional Medical Expenses Insurance scheme

News item | 22-04-2014 | 10:11

Quality and effectiveness of municipal Youth and Family Centres difficult to compare

Joint audit by municipal audit offices and the Netherlands Court of Audit

News item | 13-06-2012 | 14:50

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