Tuesday 30 November 2021

Wilders: I want to be prime minister

‘I want to be prime minister,’ says anti-immigration MP Geert Wilders who believes his PVV party will eventually become the country’s biggest party.


‘At some point it’s going to happen and then it will be a big honour to fulfil the post of prime minister,’ Wilders is reported as saying by various newspapers on Tuesday.
Wilders’ made the comment after a party meeting in Venlo, close to the German border, on Monday night.
The PVV, which currently has nine seats in the 150-member lower house of parliament, is enjoying growing popularity in the polls. The latest internet poll by Maurice de Hond at the weekend already puts the PVV at 28 seats if elections were held now, making it the country’s biggest party.
In January, the Amsterdam appeal court said that Wilders should be prosecuted for inciting hatred and discrimination against Muslims.

Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl

The DutchNews.nl team would like to thank all the generous readers who have made a donation in recent weeks. Your financial support has helped us to expand our coverage of the coronavirus crisis into the evenings and weekends and make sure you are kept up to date with the latest developments.

DutchNews.nl has been free for 14 years, but without the financial backing of our readers, we would not be able to provide you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch. Your contributions make this possible.

If you have not yet made a donation, but would like to, you can do so via Ideal, credit card or Paypal.