Kick-off 2020-2021 parliamentary year

Traditionally, the Machiavelli Foundation kicked off the new parliamentary year on the first Parliamentary Day. In an interview led by RTL reporter Fons Lambie and Volkskrant-journalist Remco Meijer, group chairmen Pieter Heerma (CDA) and Lodewijk Asscher (PvdA) discussed the challenges of the coming political year.

The most important topics were the political response to the corona crisis, the national elections in 2021 and the impact of a polarised debate on democratic decision-making. Look back at the conversation here (in Dutch):