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4 May 2019

“For the N-VA, education is an absolute top priority.” Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois made this point very clearly during the V-Day on Education at the Vives University of Applied Sciences in Bruges. A packed auditorium listened with great interest for three hours to a discussion among …

30 April 2019

“CETA has been saved. The Walloon opposition is unfounded. With this verdict, the whole modern trading policy of the European Union also turns out to be built on solid foundations.” Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois responds with satisfaction to the verdict of the European Court of Justice …

29 April 2019

“You help children in poverty by helping the whole family.” The N-VA responds to a newspaper article stating that one in nine minors in this country grows up in a family with no income from work. As always, these Belgian figures hide large regional differences, the party notes. In Flanders, 7.3% of …

25 April 2019

“The earlier the age at which young people start smoking, the greater the chance that they will develop an addiction.” The N-VA responds with satisfaction to the approval in the Chamber of a bill that increases the age limit at which tobacco products can be purchased from 16 to 18. “It’s a good …

24 April 2019

“The European Union must work together when doing so offers added value. But we don’t want a United States of Europe. The power of the unity of Europe lies in its diversity of member states and federal states.” European leading candidate Geert Bourgeois today set out the cornerstones of the N-VA’s …

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 …