Over 24 million euros in non-active allowance funds have been made to 229 former Dutch politicians over the previous six years, the Telegraaf stories primarily based on figures from the Ministry of Residence Affairs and Kingdom Relations.
Non-active allowance is an allowance paid to former politicians whereas they’re ready for a brand new job or their pension advantages to start out. Between September 2012 and the top of 2018 a complete of 186 former parliamentarians, 18 former Ministers, and 15 former State Secretaries made use of this allowance, in response to the newspaper.
The very best quantity paid out to a single former politician was 482,861 euros. The Ministry didn’t reveal the names of the politicians who made use of this allowance. Although one is probably going former D66 parliamentarian Wassila Hachchi, who resigned as MP in 2016 to work as a volunteer in Hillary Clinton’s marketing campaign for the USA presidential elections.