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27 November 2019

“People in Europe want the European Commission to provide solutions.” The N-VA Group in the European Parliament abstained from the vote on the new European Commission. According to Geert Bourgeois, Johan Van Overtveldt and Assita Kanko, President Ursula von der Leyen’s policy document contains too …

22 November 2019

The N-VA has a bill ready to prevent requests for family reunification being implicitly approved if the legal deadline expires. With the bill, it is putting into practice a verdict from the European Court of Justice on family reunification. European Court blows the whistle on Council of State Does …

18 November 2019

The budgetary work of the Brussels government is the textbook example of a start gone wrong. The government is not making any choices and is putting off the important budgetary work until spring of next year. “Nevertheless, the Brussels government cannot afford this standstill. The budget for 2020 …

7 November 2019

The fact that the Brussels government is keeping the shelter for transmigrants at Porte d’Ulysse open longer (actually this is already the seventh time they are doing so), is a textbook example of bad governance. It is and remains the wrong choice to make illegality normal, say Brussels MPs Mathias …

7 November 2019

The European Union states - rightly so - that the Member States must get their budgets under control, but at the same time it also wants to see its own EU budget increase. “It would be better if the EU were to set the right example, and not constantly ask for more money,” the N-VA says, following a …

5 November 2019

The amount of unpaid hospital bills is increasing in Wallonia and Brussels and has now reached more than twice the amount of unpaid hospital bills in Flanders. The N-VA sees this as yet more proof of the difference in approach and mentality among the regions. “Once again, the language border …