Minister cleared over support for squatters

Accountancy group Ernst & Young said on Tuesday it has found no evidence so far that environment minister Jacqueline Cramer was personally approached about signing a letter in support of the squatters’ magazine Bluf in 1986.

There is also no indication that she told anyone else to sign on her behalf, Ernst & Young concluded.
The minister is under fire from right-wing MPs after her name (wrongly spelled) was discovered on a list of supporters of the magazine.
The publication was under fire at the time for publishing stolen documents on the government’s nuclear power programme. The affair recently led to the resignation of a green party MP who admitted involvement in the theft.
The report is not yet completed, news agency ANP said.

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