List of members of the Senate of Belgium, 2007–10

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This is the list of Belgian Senators[1] from 2007 until the federal election of 2010, which was the 52nd legislature of the Senate.

Seat division[edit]

Party Seats by type Total
Directly elected Community Coopted
Christian Democratic and FlemishNew Flemish Alliance 9 3 2 14
Christian Democratic and Flemish 7 2 2 11
Reformist Movement 6 3 1 10
Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats 5 2 2 9
Socialist Party 4 4 1 9
Flemish Interest 5 2 1 8
EcoloGreen! 3 3 1 7
Socialist Party–Different 4 2 1 7
Ecolo 2 2 1 5
Humanist Democratic Centre 2 2 1 5
New Flemish Alliance 2 1 3
Green! 1 1 2
List Dedecker 1 1
National Front 1 1
40 21 10 71

Bureau[edit]

President and Vice-Presidents[edit]

Office Senator Party
President Armand De Decker MR
First Vice-President Hugo Vandenberghe CD&V
Second Vice-President Marc Verwilghen → G. Verhofstadt Open VLD
Third Vice-President Yves Buysse Vlaams Belang

College of Quaestors[edit]

Quaestor Party
Myriam Vanlerberghe
→ A. Van Nieuwkerke → G. Lambert
SP.A
Tony Van Parys → E. Schouppe CD&V
Olga Zrihen → A-M. Lizin PS

Floor leaders[edit]

Floor leader Party Seats
Sabine de Bethune CD&V 12
Dominique Tilmans → C. Defraigne MR 10
Bart Tommelein → P. Wille Open VLD 9
Philippe Mahoux PS 8/9
José Daras → I. Durant Ecolo/Groen! 8
Jurgen Ceder → J. Van Hauthem Vlaams Belang 8
Johan Vande Lanotte → M. Vanlerberghe SP.A 6
Francis Delpérée cdH 5

List[edit]

Name National party Electorate Type
Wouter Beke      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Yves Buysse Vanhecke      Flemish Interest Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Jurgen Ceder      Flemish Interest Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Hugo Coveliers      Flemish Interest (VLOTT) Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Sabine de Bethune Brepoels      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Roland Duchatelet Verhofstadt      Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats (Vivant) Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Louis Ide      New Flemish Alliance Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Nele Jansegers Dewinter      Flemish Interest Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Geert Lambert      Green ← Spirit Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Nahima Lanjri      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Nele Lijnen      Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Freya Piryns Dua      Green Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Etienne Schouppe      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Ann Somers De Gucht      Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Marleen Temmerman      Socialist Party-Differently Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Elke Tindemans      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Johan Vande Lanotte      Socialist Party-Differently Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Hugo Vandenberghe      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Pol Van Den Driessche Leterme      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Anke Vandermeersch      Flemish Interest Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Lieve Van Ermen      List Dedecker Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Els Van Hoof
Leterme ← Van Hoof ← Schouppe
     Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Myriam Vanlerberghe Anciaux      Socialist Party-Differently Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Tony Van Parys      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Yoeri Vasteravendts Vankrunkelsven      Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Marc Verwilghen      Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats Dutch-speaking Directly elected
Courtois, AlainAlain Courtois      Reformist Movement French-speaking Directly elected
Crombé-Berton, Marie-HélèneMarie-Hélène Crombé-Berton Destexhe      Reformist Movement French-speaking Directly elected
De Decker, ArmandArmand De Decker      Reformist Movement French-speaking Directly elected
Daras, JoséJosé Daras      Ecology Party French-speaking Directly elected
Delacroix, MichelMichel Delacroix      National Front French-speaking Directly elected
Delpérée, FrancisFrancis Delpérée      Humanist Democratic Centre French-speaking Directly elected
Fournaux, RichardRichard Fournaux      Reformist Movement French-speaking Directly elected
Hellings, BenoitBenoit Hellings Durant      Ecology Party French-speaking Directly elected
Lizin, Anne-MarieAnne-Marie Lizin      Socialist Party French-speaking Directly elected
Mahoux, PhilippePhilippe Mahoux      Socialist Party French-speaking Directly elected
Matz, VanessaVanessa Matz Delvaux      Humanist Democratic Centre French-speaking Directly elected
Monfils, PhilippePhilippe Monfils Michel      Reformist Movement French-speaking Directly elected
Moureaux, PhilippePhilippe Moureaux      Socialist Party French-speaking Directly elected
Seminara, FrancoFranco Seminara ZrihenBusquin      Socialist Party French-speaking Directly elected
Tilmans, DominiqueDominique Tilmans      Reformist Movement French-speaking Directly elected
John Crombez Martens      Socialist Party-Differently Dutch-speaking Community senator
Jan Durnez Van den Brande      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Community senator
Jean-Jacques De Gucht Hermans      Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats Dutch-speaking Community senator
Cindy Franssen Smet      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Community senator
Fatma Pehlivan Van Nieuwkerke      Socialist Party-Differently Dutch-speaking Community senator
Helga Stevens      New Flemish Alliance Dutch-speaking Community senator
Bart Tommelein Wille      Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats Dutch-speaking Community senator
Joris Van Hauthem      Flemish Interest Dutch-speaking Community senator
Karim Van Overmeire      Flemish Interest Dutch-speaking Community senator
Luckas Vander Taelen Dua      Green! Dutch-speaking Community senator
Cheron, MarcelMarcel Cheron      Ecology Party French-speaking Community senator
Collignon, ChristopheChristophe Collignon      Socialist Party French-speaking Community senator
du Bus de Warnaffe, AndréAndré du Bus de Warnaffe FremaultProcureur      Humanist Democratic Centre French-speaking Community senator
Defraigne, ChristineChristine Defraigne      Reformist Movement French-speaking Community senator
Désir, CarolineCaroline Désir Bouarfa      Socialist Party French-speaking Community senator
Destexhe, AlainAlain Destexhe      Reformist Movement French-speaking Community senator
Fourny, DimitriDimitri Fourny Elsen      Humanist Democratic Centre French-speaking Community senator
Khattabi, ZakiaZakia Khattabi NagyDubié      Ecology Party French-speaking Community senator
Persoons, CarolineCaroline Persoons Roelants du Vivier      Reformist Movement French-speaking Community senator
Zrihen, OlgaOlga Zrihen Kapompolé      Socialist Party French-speaking Community senator
Siquet, LouisLouis Siquet Collas (MR/PFF)      Socialist Party German-speaking Community senator
Claes, DirkDirk Claes      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Co-opted senator
Schelfhout, ElsEls Schelfhout      Christian Democratic and Flemish Dutch-speaking Co-opted senator
Swennen, GuyGuy Swennen      Socialist Party-Differently Dutch-speaking Co-opted senator
Taelman, MartineMartine Taelman      Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats Dutch-speaking Co-opted senator
Van Gaever, FreddyFreddy Van Gaever      Flemish Interest Dutch-speaking Co-opted senator
Wille, PaulPaul Wille Anthuenis      Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats Dutch-speaking Co-opted senator
Fontaine, PhilippePhilippe Fontaine Brotchi      Reformist Movement French-speaking Co-opted senator
Procureur, Jean-PaulJean-Paul Procureur MatzDallemagne      Humanist Democratic Centre French-speaking Co-opted senator
Thibaut, CécileCécile Thibaut Russo      Ecology Party French-speaking Co-opted senator
Vienne, ChristianeChristiane Vienne      Socialist Party French-speaking Co-opted senator

Senators by Right[edit]

Senator Party Office entered
Prince Philippe No affiliation June 21, 1994
Princess Astrid No affiliation November 20, 1996
Prince Laurent No affiliation May 31, 2000

References[edit]