New king enjoys great trust

King Willem-Alexander enjoys the trust of 86% of the Dutch population, a survey by RTL news shows.

A quarter of those questioned said they have ‘a great deal of trust’ in the king.

Willem-Alexander, who celebrates 100 days as king today, has seen his trust rating increase from 79.2% just before his investiture on April 30.

The survey also shows the Dutch can see differences between his style and that of his mother, Beatrix. Most of those questioned said he is more spontaneous and more open.

Former queen Beatrix is not missed by 70%.


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