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19 July 2019

Brussels has a new coalition agreement. N-VA group leader Cieltje Van Achter is extremely disappointed: “It is not new wine in old bottles, but old wine in old bottles. Daring and decisiveness are nowhere to be seen.” On 26 May, the voter voted - certainly in Flanders - for decisiveness and change …

10 July 2019

The N-VA voted in the Chamber against the provisional budget for the next three months. It is making its support for that budget conditional. “We do not want new policies to be financed through the back door”, the N-VA group in the Chamber emphasises. “The rest of the government must make clear …

10 July 2019

Former Minister of Finance and current Member of the European Parliament Johan Van Overtveldt was unanimously elected as chairman of the Budget Committee of the European Parliament on Wednesday. As chairman of the Committee, Van Overtveldt can get to work immediately at a crucial time in the EU’s …

2 July 2019

Thousands of Catalans and sympathisers gathered in Strasbourg for a protest action outside the European Parliament during its opening session. They condemn the fact that the three elected Catalan MEPs Carles Puigdemont, Toni Comin and Oriol Junqueras cannot take up their mandate due to actions of …

2 July 2019

Geert Bourgeois is pleased with the trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur, the customs union between Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay. The European Union is the first major trading partner to be able to conclude an agreement with these countries. The deal will give the …

1 July 2019

The party leadership of the N-VA has analysed the political state of affairs regarding the Flemish and Federal Government formation and come to three conclusions. The N-VA has always opposed coinciding elections. No other federal country does it this way. Today, it is clear how justified this …