Labour leader shrugs off criticism

Labour leader and finance minister Wouter Bos on Friday shrugged off criticism of his dual role and urged party members to be patient. The party’s youth wing and former minister Jan Pronk have called on Bos to resign as party leader because of the conflict with his ministerial role.

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