As the Dutch Parliament is officially still on its annual summer leave, several MPs turned to Twitter to raise questions about the conduct of Dutch Environment Minister Tineke Huizinga, who rented a private jet to travel back and forth to attend a budget debate during her holidays in Italy.
MPs of other parties expressed their discontent through Twitter leading to hundreds of negative Tweets by the general public.
The end result: due to the ‘unexpected’ public scrutiny, the Minister will now be paying for the private jet trip herself.
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