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18 April 2019

“Thanks to InvestEU, our companies can develop innovative products without having to depend on large non-European financiers who push them in a particular direction.” MEP Ralph Packet responds with satisfaction to the approval of the InvestEU investment programme by the European Parliament. MEP …

18 April 2019

“It is unacceptable for European newcomers to have access to our unemployment benefits after just one day.” MEP Helga Stevens made a final attempt in the European Parliament to block the new social security rules. Successfully. Her call was answered, and the file was taken off the agenda. “This is …

17 April 2019

The European Parliament today adopted new rules to better protect consumers against unfair online trading practices. MEP Anneleen Van Bossuyt says: “It was essential to modernise the current rules, as a large proportion of them were lagging behind in terms of rapid digital developments.” More and …

15 April 2019

“Flanders is the economic engine of this country and creates enormous wealth with its exports. It is not acceptable for Brussels to mortgage Flemish prosperity, but to invoke the same prosperity for the sake of economic solidarity.” Flemish Prime Minister Geert Bourgeois is not satisfied with the …

11 April 2019

“Progress for Brussels will come from the N-VA, or it won’t come at all.” Brussels leading candidate Cieltje Van Achter laid out the N-VA electoral programme for Brussels together with N-VA top figures Karl Vanlouwe, Assita Kanko and Elias Kartout. “Progress in Brussels means a break from the trend …

5 April 2019

“With this, we are taking an important step in increasing people’s purchasing power.” The N-VA explains why it is giving its support to the wage agreement. Our party is however also requesting that the job deal be honoured, as agreed under the Michel I government. “The so-called ‘Swedish coalition’ …