Some are involved in one capacity or the other with the social-democratic party Partij van de Arbeid (PvdA), for instance by occupying a seat in the Dutch senate.
Another example is the, perhaps more significant, move to the center (which in turn has shifted to the right) by the traditionally large social-democratic Partij van de Arbeid (PvdA), analogous to Labour's move to the center in Britain in the 1990s.
In the 1946 elections Schermerhorn was not the party leader of the new Partij van de Arbeid
(PvdA), but shared this position with others.
The post-Marxist Partij van de Arbeid (PvdA) led by the resistance hero and national father-figure Willem Drees, was looking to engineer a transformation of Dutch politics from a system of sectional parties (especially confessional ones, and the corollary of that: coalition governments in chronic paralysis), towards a secular, Anglo-Saxon model in which, even if a permanent Labour majority should prove elusive, at least democratic Left would alternate in office with moderate Right.
If this sounds cheaply rhetorical, the question could be addressed to the specific address of Partij van de Arbeid, whose behaviour in the affair 'has raised many questions', not just this one.
For Hervormden, however, there was political room in the newly founded Partij van de Arbeid (Labour Party), a party that united social-democrats and other progressive groups.
2006) for the ARP, while for CHU and the Protestant wing in the Partij van de Arbeid there is still room for a scholarly survey.