Votes from abroad boost Labour, hit SP

The inclusion of votes by Dutch people living abroad and recounts in some areas – including Eindhoven – have led to one fewer seat for the Socialists and an extra seat for Labour (PvdA) in Wednesday’s general election, news agency ANP reports.

The news means the SP are on 25 seats and Labour on 33. The other seat allocations are unchanged. The final official result is due to be published on Monday.

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