People's Party for Freedom and Democracy

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The People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, Dutch: Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie (shortened VVD), is a Dutch political party.

The People's Party for Freedom and Democracy is a conservative liberal party. They are the largest party in the country.

It was established in 1948 from a merger of the Freedom Party (PvdV) and the Oud Committee.

Political leader is Mark Rutte (also Prime Minister since 2010; former leader Gerrit Zalm).

Number of seats in the 2021 elections: 34 (-1).

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