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18 November 2020

Secretary of State Eva De Bleeker (Open VLD) presented the first purple-green coalition budget and her policy statement in the House of Representatives. “Do you remember that picture of former Open VLD president Gwendolyn Rutten blowing a purple-green bubble? That picture perfectly sums up this …

17 November 2020

Next Friday, the Brussels government will ask parliament to grant it the renewal of its powers. The government will then be able to make decisions for two months without having to consult parliament. In the opinion of Brussels group leader Cieltje Van Achter, this is very far-reaching. “This …

16 November 2020

The 2021 budget for Asylum and Migration has been announced. The N-VA makes a global analysis. Former Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration Theo Francken has been asking for clarity about the budget for the important Asylum and Migration Department for six weeks now. “Our persistent …

16 November 2020

The N-VA is concerned that the application of the priority rule for Dutch speakers in Dutch-speaking education in Brussels is too lax. From the answer to a written question to Flemish Minister for Brussels Benjamin Dalle, the N-VA concludes that the level of Dutch language certification applied by …

14 November 2020

At the N-VA Party Council, the announcement was made that Bart De Wever had been re-elected as Chairman. He received 96.8% of the votes.  A total of 19,916 valid votes were cast, which is 4,633 more compared to the previous election for the chairmanship. It is an unprecedented record. “The large …

12 November 2020

The European Commission is refusing the European Parliament, and with it all European citizens, access to the negotiations and contracts the Commission is entering into with companies for the purchase of coronavirus vaccines. Geert Bourgeois, head of the N-VA delegation, is unhappy about the …