Pomp and ceremony in The Hague as the non-budget is presented

Pomp and ceremony in The Hague as the non-budget is presented As royalty fans, security officials and politicians gear up for what is usually the most important event in the political year – the king’s speech and the budget presentations – commentators are quick to point out that little of substance will be announced on Tuesday.

The outgoing cabinet has been forced to come up with a holding budget because

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The 2018 budget: we still have to wait to find out who will win

The 2018 budget: we still have to wait to find out who will winFinance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem heads for parliament with the budget in its briefcase. Photo: Peter Hilz / HH


The king made his traditional speech and the finance minister presented the traditional suitcase to parliament. Gordon Darroch assesses the caretaker government’s spending plans for 2018.

Viewers of the television quiz show Who Wants To

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