The deputy president of the government’s highest advisory body, the Council of State, has criticised cabinet plans to slash spending on the civil service by €750m. Herman Tjeenk Willink said there have been ‘endless’ rounds of cuts over the past 15 years but there is still no proper analysis of how the government apparatus should ideally function.
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