Sports clubs sound the alarm: “Membership fees should be doubled …

Flemish sports clubs are crying out for help with the Minister of Social Affairs Frank Vandenbroucke (SP.A). Another three weeks and then the scheme will expire, allowing them to pay their trainers untaxed. The 18,000 sports clubs demand a solution in an open letter. “Otherwise we will have to double the membership fee for many […]

MR continues to push for easing: “Without us, shops …

MR intends to keep knocking on the nail: an extra relaxation should be possible before Christmas. It does not matter what Prime Minister Alexander De Croo (Open VLD) and Minister of Health Frank Vandenbroucke (SP.A) say. It doesn’t matter that they have to insult their sister party for that. “Make no mistake, without us the […]

By no means a Christmas file within Vivaldi

The MR does not accept the ‘njet’ of Prime Minister De Croo for extra Christmas relaxation. But the debate is moving away from the cameras. Prime Minister Alexander De Croo (Open VLD) was formal yesterday: there will be no relaxation of the corona measures in view of the end-of-year period (DS December 1). The preconceived […]

How Vandenbroucke threw all the cards on the table, when the criti …

© BELGA After a day of criticism, Minister of Health Frank Vandenbroucke (sp.a) has taken flight: he is making public the advice that led to the decision on October 30 to also close non-essential stores. He indirectly corrects his own statement, which suggested that the closure was mainly done to create a shock effect. Matthias […]

Conner Rousseau maintains full confidence in Vandenbroucke n …

Sp.a chairman Conner Rousseau retains full confidence in his fellow party member and Minister of Health Frank Vandenbroucke. He said this in “Terzake” on Monday, after criticism had arisen of Vandenbroucke’s statement that the closure of the non-essential stores should create a shock effect. “When the second wave hit hard and the hospitals groaned, we […]

How N-VA has changed the debate about shops with one fragment …

An excerpt from a television interview with Frank Vandenbroucke is eagerly shared on Twitter by N-VA. The message: The federal health minister closed stores to create a shock, not because he had to. Striking and confusing, because the party does not really want to criticize the decision, but the verdict. A nuance that is lost […]

Belgium pays 4.27 million euros for useless corona medics …

© AP Belgium has paid 4.27 million euros for a Covid-19 drug that the World Health Organization (WHO) says is useless, Het Laatste Nieuws writes on Monday. Our country was warned about this, but Minister of Health Frank Vandenbroucke (SP.A) nevertheless placed a large order. Facebook Twitter Whatsapp MailFill .

Brussels takes strict measures against crowds, Bruges …

After so many people showed up on Saturday that it was no longer corona-safe, Brussels and Bruges are taking measures to counteract a new crowd. In Brussels, the police will filter the influx towards the Grote Markt better, the Wintergloed light trail in Bruges will be canceled at all tonight and next weekend. After the […]

Portrait of “Master Frank”, the Deputy Prime Minister who does not …

© BELGAIMAGE No matter how hard the others on the Consultation Committee tried, relaxing at Christmas is not an issue for the time being. That is not surprising: Frank Vandenbroucke (SP.A) had announced that it was too early for that. And if the 66-year-old Minister of Health says something, it usually stays that way. Portrait […]

How Frank Vandenbroucke hijacks the TV studios: in contrast …

In a month and a half, Frank Vandenbroucke has been a minister almost every day in the TV and radio studios. Do you get the feeling that you see Minister of Health Frank Vandenbroucke (SP.A) very often on your screen these days? That is no coincidence. He is omnipresent. Since taking office on October 1 […]