Wednesday’s planned protest by farmers in The Hague will not involve driving tractors on to the Malieveld open space by parliament or on the motorways, according to the code of conduct drawn up by organisers Farmers Defence Force.
Previous tractor protests about the government’s plans to tackle farm-related pollution and other issues caused major chaos on the roads and left officials with a €27,000 bill to repair the damage to the Malieveld.
Should any tractors arrive at the Malieveld they will be removed, city officials said on Monday.
‘We did it in Den Bosch,’ he said, referring to the way the province of Brabant changed its plans following a mass blockade. ‘Now The Hague is on the chopping block.’
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