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25 November 2022

Diplomatic relations with the UK are under great tension. Federal Minister of Energy Van der Straeten (Groen party) refuses to give the green light to the export of an isostatic press, which the British army needs to maintain its nuclear arsenal. “Green dogmatism not only needlessly damages …

23 November 2022

In the spring of 2024, Belgium will hold the presidency of the Council of the European Union. Flanders wants to use this presidency to draw attention to the importance of animal welfare, including a specific European summit on animal welfare and a fully valid European Commissioner for animal …

23 November 2022

“Because the De Croo government is breaking its promises and is not reforming pensions thoroughly, we risk losing EUR 850 million in European support,” MP Sander Loones comments. This became clear today during discussions in the Chamber, where the European Commission came to explain its analysis of …

22 November 2022

Despite sustained and increased efforts by the Huis van het Nederlands (Dutch Language House), the vast majority of Brussels municipalities do not intend to improve the knowledge of Dutch among their staff. That is clear from the response of the Flemish Minister for Brussels, Benjamin Dalle (CD&V …

22 November 2022

Five days after coldly dismissing Eva De Bleeker, Prime Minister De Croo must now agree with her after all. This is clear from his response to the European Commission’s budget report. De Bleeker pointed out that the tax reform of the energy bill next year would cost money. That is confirmed by De …

21 November 2022

On Monday, the Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration, de Moor, presented her 2023 policy memorandum in the Chamber of Representatives. MP Tomas Roggeman is clear after reading the policy memorandum: “The Secretary of State is not taking any concrete initiative that will actually curb the …