With the lawsuit, before the court in The Hague on Tuesday, he wants to achieve that the closure of restaurants is lifted immediately.
The Outbreak Management Team (OMT), which advises the cabinet on corona policy, suggested on Wednesday that restaurants could possibly remain open. They must then continue to perform health checks and the 1.5 meter distance must be guaranteed. At the time, the cabinet had just determined that restaurants, lunchrooms and cafés must close for a month.
“I think we should now take a position. Koninklijke Horeca Nederland does not say ‘enough is enough’, but does what the government says and waits”, says Meeuwisse. “In the meantime, catering entrepreneurs are going broke or have to use their savings or pension money.”