Majority think queen should remain in government

Some 57% of the Dutch think the queen should remain in government, according to a poll for RTL television news.

A majority of MPs want the queen’s role reduced to that of a purely ceremonial monarch, the Telegraaf reports.
Almost two-thirds of the 1,018 people polled do not feel the queen has too much political influence.
The poll also showed 69% of people think crown-prince Willem-Alexander is ready to take over the crown from his mother and that his wife, Maxima is the most popular royal, with 85% of the votes.

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