VVD MPs agree to refugee deal, averting cabinet crisis

MPs from prime minister Mark Rutte’s ruling VVD have agreed to support draft legislation to ensure refugees are spread more evenly around the country, parliamentary party leader Sophie Hermans told reporters on Tuesday afternoon. The party held a three-hour meeting earlier in the day to try to decide whether to back the proposal, which will give asylum minister Eric van der Berg more powers to force local councils to take in refugees, and which had threatened to cause a cabinet…

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