Netherlands: Is centrist chief Pieter Omtzigt the Dutch model of France’s Macron? | EUROtoday

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A brand new Dutch political celebration began by Pieter Omtzigt is amongst these main in opinion polls for the snap elections within the Netherlands on Wednesday, November 22. Omtzigt, a former Christian Democrat MP, is thought for serving to carry down the federal government of Mark Rutte in 2021 after revealing a baby advantages scandal, by which hundreds of households had been wrongly accused of fraud on the premise of their ethnicity. The centrist anti-establishment candidate is shaking up the Dutch political panorama and is already drawing comparisons to French President Emmanuel Macron, who swept to energy in 2017 together with his new centrist celebration. So who’s Omtzigt, the person who may turn out to be the following Dutch prime minister? Our correspondents report.