Prominent Christian Democrat quits party

20 11 2010

From Radio Netherlands Worldwide:

Former Christian Democrat party chairman and cabinet minister Bert de Vries has confirmed he has resigned his party membership. Speaking on public radio, he said he decided to leave the party because of its “move to the right”.

Bert de Vries was one of the prominent Christian Democrats who spoke out against the minority coalition with the conservative VVD and its reliance on parliamentary support from Geert Wilders’ anti-Islamic Freedom Party.

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