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26 June 2019

Knowledge of Dutch in the Flemish Periphery around Brussels has decreased slightly. This is confirmed by the second Language Barometer for the Flemish Periphery around Brussels. Dutch is under great pressure in the northern and southern Canal Zone. The language situation in the “employment …

18 June 2019

On Tuesday evening, the party council of the N-VA, the party’s highest political body, reached a decision regarding which European group the party will join during this legislative term. The members of the party council voted to continue to remain in the ECR, the European Conservatives and …

11 June 2019

Cieltje Van Achter, Gilles Verstraeten and Mathias Vanden Borre were sworn in on Tuesday as elected Members to the Brussels Parliament. The three are the face of the excellent result that the N-VA achieved in Brussels. As we have discovered in the meantime, Green is opting to ignore the signal of …

10 June 2019

“It is the duty of the European Union to protect the jobs and the prosperity of its citizens.” Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois finds it unacceptable that the European Commission is to take no extra measures for its companies in the event of a hard Brexit. “Extra time will not bring any …

31 May 2019

“A missed opportunity to really turn Brussels into an urban region that is ready for the challenges of the coming generations.” Cieltje Van Achter and Karl Vanlouwe, the Brussels negotiators for the N-VA, react with disappointment now that Groen has made it known that it will only negotiate further …

29 May 2019

“I think that Mr Di Rupo doesn’t fully understand what happened in Flanders on Sunday.” The proposal of Elio Di Rupo to form a federal government with a minority on the Flemish side is meeting with incredulity in the N-VA. The reaction of Jan Jambon and Theo Francken, among others, is one of …