The Free Indian Party and Elderly Union
(in Dutch: Vrije Indische Partij en Ouderenunie
) is a political alliance that participated the elections of 2003. It consisted out of the Free Indian Party
(VIP) and the Elderly Union
. The VIP was a political party for people from the Dutch former colonies, Dutch East India
, that never got a seat in the parliament. The elderly one issue parties, General Elderly Alliance
and Union 55+
were very successful in the 1990s, gaining many seats, but after scandals, the elderly lost the confidence among their voters. VIP and old aged merged together for the elections of 2003.