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PARTIJ VOOR GELIJKHEID (PvG)

The Party for Equality ('Partij voor Gelijkheid' in Dutch) is a progressive liberal political party in Kronenburg.

In 1990 some members on the left side of the old liberal party in Kronenburg, the LKP, left that party to form a new liberal party. Quickly becoming popular, the party was invited to a coalition government for the first time in 2000 in the government of Johan Achterberg, that consisted of PSV, PvG and DPG. After the fall of this government, the PvG continued to be part of governments under Sonja Brahms and then Ernst-Piter Strikwerda. Since the elections of 2007, the PvG has been larger than the LKP from which it originally separated; in the elections of March 2011, the PvG became the largest party of the Noordkamer, after which it formed a coalition government with the leftist party ROOS!. Hans Dankert became the first prime minister from PvG origin.

Political leaders of the PvG:
Bas de Ruijter (1990 - 2002)
Lex Filidór (2002 - 2009)
Ewald de Haan de Cronenburg (2009 - present)