The Dutch Liberal government of Prime Minister Mark Rutte, has announced its resignation over budget differences, regarding the saving measures for the Euro. The previous government fell two years ago over differences in Afghanistan deployment.
Once the Queen accepts the resignation, a new parliament must be elected within 80 days. The EU announced that despite the crisis in Holland, that the Dutch parliament would follow the rules set down by Brussels. A spokesperson told reporters in Brussels that this wasn't about Brussels, but what was good for the Netherlands and its people.
Finance Minister Jan Kees said that he would continue to advocate support for the budget savings and that Brussels expected that the Netherlands comes up with deficit reduction plans by the end of the month. This means capping the budget deficit to a maximum 3% increase.
Greece is an example of spending gone array. Italy, Spain and France have similar problems. EU leaders have been growing grey hair to keep spending under control.