Justice Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus wants to stay in politics. Should the CDA be willing, he wants to be a candidate on the list for the parliamentary elections next year. He would be happy to be a parliamentarian or a cabinet member for the party, he said in an interview with EenVandag. “The party must first give […]
Rik Thijs, Vice Mayor, Eindhoven, handles the energy, sustainability, public spaces and climate change portfolios. This June, Thijs completed his first year in office. Born in Eindhoven and raised in Nuenen, Thijs is passionate about green spaces and building a sustainable ecosystem as is his party Groen Links (Green Left). Eindhoven News finds out more about […]
Paul Depla, (mayor of Breda, Netherlands): The world is changing rapidly and globalisation is on the rise. People are migrating more and more to cities. Urban expansion, however, is not to be taken for granted. People choose to live in cities that differentiate themselves. Where the living, working, recreation and business climate are good. Where people work with vision and eye for the future. Now and in the future, Breda wants to be dynamic, economically healthy and appealing. And whilst doing so, remain relevant to its inhabitants, visitors, students and the business community.