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Municipalities expect a budget deficit of 1.1 billion euros in 2026: ‘The balance is missing’

Homes that are not built, longer waiting lists for youth care, rising crime: municipalities predict major problems if a new cabinet does not take all kinds of proposed cuts off the table. Accounting firm BDO has calculated for the first time how big that gap will be: 1 billion euros per year. “And the shortages will become larger rather than smaller.” Staff shortages at municipalities make it even more difficult to carry out all tasks in the coming years.


Martijn Klerks, Hans van Soest


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01-23-24, 4:40 PM









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