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List of members of the European Parliament for Belgium, 1999–2004

 

List of members of the European Parliament for Belgium, 1999–2004

This is a list of the 25 members of the European Parliament for Belgium in the 1999 to 2004 session.

List

Name National party EP Group Constituency Votes
Beysen, WardWard Beysen [1]      Flemish Liberals and Democrats [2]      ELDR Dutch-speaking
Bossu, PeterPeter Bossu [3][4]      Socialist Party      PES Dutch-speaking
Busquin, PhilippePhilippe Busquin [5]      Socialist Party      PES French-speaking
De Clercq, WillyWilly De Clercq      Flemish Liberals and Democrats      ELDR Dutch-speaking
Deprez, GérardGérard Deprez      Citizens' Movement for Change      EPP–ED French-speaking
Desama, ClaudeClaude Desama [6]      Socialist Party      PES French-speaking
Dillen, KarelKarel Dillen [7]      Flemish Bloc      TGI
     NI
Dutch-speaking
Ducarme, DanielDaniel Ducarme [8]      Liberal Reformist Party      ELDR French-speaking
Frassoni, MonicaMonica Frassoni      Ecolo      G–EFA French-speaking
Grosch, MathieuMathieu Grosch      Christian Social Party      EPP–ED German-speaking
Hansenne, MichelMichel Hansenne      Christian Social Party      EPP–ED French-speaking
Jonckheer, PierrePierre Jonckheer      Ecolo      G–EFA French-speaking
Lannoye, PaulPaul Lannoye      Ecolo      G–EFA French-speaking
Maes, NellyNelly Maes      People's Union      G–EFA Dutch-speaking
Ries, FrédériqueFrédérique Ries [9]      Liberal Reformist Party      ELDR French-speaking
Smet, MietMiet Smet      Christian People's Party      EPP–ED Dutch-speaking
Staes, BartBart Staes [10]      People's Union [11]      EPP–ED Dutch-speaking
Sterckx, DirkDirk Sterckx      Flemish Liberals and Democrats      ELDR Dutch-speaking
Sörensen, PatsyPatsy Sörensen      Agalev      G–EFA Dutch-speaking
Thielemans, FreddyFreddy Thielemans [12]      Socialist Party      PES French-speaking
Thyssen, MarianneMarianne Thyssen      Christian People's Party      EPP–ED Dutch-speaking
Van Hecke, JohanJohan Van Hecke      Christian People's Party [13]      EPP–ED Dutch-speaking
Van Lancker, AnneAnne Van Lancker      Socialist Party      PES Dutch-speaking
Vander Taelen, LuckasLuckas Vander Taelen [14]      Agalev      G–EFA Dutch-speaking
Vanhecke, FrankFrank Vanhecke [15]      Flemish Bloc      TGI
     NI
Dutch-speaking

Party representation

Dutch-speaking electoral college
Party EP Group # of seats ±
     Flemish Liberals and Democrats      ELDR
3 / 14
Steady
     Christian People's Party      EPP–ED
3 / 14
Decrease 1
     Flemish Bloc      NI
2 / 14
Steady
     Socialist Party      PES
2 / 14
Decrease 1
     People's Union      EPP–ED
2 / 14
Increase 1
     Agalev      G–EFA
2 / 14
Increase 1
French-speaking electoral college
Party EP Group # of seats ±
     Liberal Reformist PartyDemocratic Front of the Francophones      ELDR
3 / 10
Steady
     Socialist Party      PES
3 / 10
Steady
     Ecolo      G–EFA
3 / 10
Increase 2
     Christian Social Party      EPP–ED
1 / 10
Decrease 1
German-speaking electoral college
Party EP Group # of seats ±
     Christian Social Party      EPP–ED
1 / 1
Steady

Notes

  1. ^ Replaced Annemie Neyts (203,386 votes), who stayed a minister in the Brussels government.
  2. ^ Became a member of Liberal Appeal in 2003, and joined the NI.
  3. ^ Replaced Frank Vandenbroucke, who stayed a minister in the federal government.
  4. ^ Resigned in 1999 because of personal reasons. Replaced by Kathleen Van Brempt on 13 January 2000. In 2003, Van Brempt became a state secretary in Verhofstadt II. Replaced by Saïd El Khadraoui on 7 October 2003.
  5. ^ Resigned in 1999, became the European Commissioner for Research in the Prodi Commission. Replaced by Jean-Maurice Dehousse on 16 September 1999.
  6. ^ Resigned in 2001. Replaced by Olga Zrihen on 6 April 2001.
  7. ^ Resigned in 2003 because of personal reasons. Replaced by Koenraad Dillen on 16 June 2003.
  8. ^ Resigned in 2003. Replaced by Anne André-Léonard 16 June 2003.
  9. ^ Resigned in 2004. Replaced by Jacqueline Rousseaux in 2004.
  10. ^ Replaced Bert Anciaux (131,552 votes), who stayed a minister in the Flemish government.
  11. ^ Became a member of Agalev in 2002, and joined G–EFA.
  12. ^ Resigned in 2001, became the mayor of City of Brussels. Replaced by Jacques Santkin on 1 February 2001. Santkin died in 2001. Replaced by Véronique De Keyser on 25 September 2001.
  13. ^ Became a member of Flemish Liberals and Democrats in 2004, and joined ELDR.
  14. ^ Resigned in 2002, became an alderman in Elsene (Brussels). Replaced by Jan Dhaene on 1 September 2002. Dhaene became a member of the Socialist Party in January 2004.
  15. ^ Resigned in 2003, became fraction leader of Flemish Bloc in the Senate. Replaced by Philip Claeys on 16 June 2003.
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