Efforts by green party GroenLinks to get paternity leave extended to two weeks is unlikely to get a parliamentary majority, news agency ANP reports.
The Christian Democrats, Liberals and a number of minor parties were opposed to the measure during Tuesday night’s debate. The anti-immigration party PVV, which appeared to hold the balance of power, only supports one week’s leave.
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