No control on spending

The national audit office has criticised the lack of parliamentary control on spending by institutions such as bourse watchdog AFM and the land registry office (Kadaster).

In total, public organisations spend around €120 bn of taxpayers money annually but ministers do not have enough information on where the cash goes, the Financieele Dagblad reported.

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