The third week of the parliamentary inquiry for gas extraction in Groningen has started. This week, among others, former Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp (2012-2017), former Minister of Finance Jeroen Dijsselbloem (2012-2017), ex-top official Mark Dierikx and former Shell Director Dick Benschop will be interrogated.
The week starts with Max van den Berg . He was the King’s Commissioner in Groningen from 2007 to 2016. Coming second Jacques Wallage turn. The former mayor of Groningen chaired the Dialogue Table from 2014-2015, in which governments and interest groups such as the Groninger Soil Movement and the Groninger Gasberaad consulted with each other.
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Jelle van der Knoop close on Monday. In 2009 he was one of the founders of the Groninger Soil Movement. Read more about the upcoming hearings here.