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CDA wants Hans Bremer excluded from Water Board

23 November 2008 - AGV District Water Board candidate Hans Bremer should be excluded from the executive committee, says Wim Zwanenburg, candidate for the CDA. Zwanenburg also warns against an 'environmental lobby' that would threaten to dominate the Water Board.

Last week, het Parool revealed that real estate agent Bremer is not only the leader of a party that represents house owners, but also the founder of a party that pretends to defend the interests of renters. Last year, Bremer has been convicted of fraud because he forged signatures in order to participate in the 2004 Water Board elections.

Zwanenburg (photo) says that Bremer's party should not play a role in the negotiations to form an executive board.

He further says that it is important for politicians to be involved in the Water Board elections, for otherwise environmental organisations and 'the green lobby among civil servants' would be allowed to dominate the Water Board.

This is a remarkable point of view, for 7 out of the 30 seats of the AGV Water Board are not elected by citizens. Six out of these are appointed by farmers' organisation LTO and the Chambers of Commerce - not exactly representatives of the environmental lobby.


UPDATE - The VVD also announced it will not negotiate with Bremer, nor with the 'renters' party' he founded.


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