Dutch lawmakers want the government's top advisory body to examine how well the euro is working, a review that could raise the question of the Netherlands's future in the single-currency region.

A majority in the Parliament in The Hague voted in favor of a motion to ask the Council of State for information. The motion was proposed by opposition Christian Democrat lawmaker Pieter Omtzigt, a vocal critic of the impact of the European Central Bank's low interest rates on pensioners. 

The council received the letter on Monday and the review covers the major treaties on European Union governance. It isn't likely to be completed before national elections next month.

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