List of members of the Parliament of the German-speaking Community

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This is a list of current (2009–2014) members of the Parliament of the German-speaking Community.

Composition[edit]

Party Seats +/–
Christian Social Party (Christlich Soziale Partei, CSP) 7 Decrease 1
Parti Socialiste (Sozialistische Partei, SP) 5 Steady 0
Party for Freedom and Progress (Partei für Freiheit und Fortschritt, PFF) 4 Decrease 1
ProDG (Pro deutschsprachige Gemeinschaft, PRODG) 4 Increase 1
Ecolo (ECOLO) 3 Increase 1
Vivant (VIVANT) 2 Steady 0
25

Leadership[edit]

The Bureau of the Parliament of the German-speaking Community consists of the following members:

Fraction Name Office
PFF Alexander Miesen President
CSP Patricia Creutz-Vilvoye Vice-President
SP Charles Servaty Vice-President
ProDG Lydia Klinkenberg Vice-President
Ecolo Karl-Heinz Braun Vice-President
SP Resi Stoffels Secretary
CSP Pascal Arimont Secretary

Full members[edit]

The Parliament of the German-speaking Community consists of 25 full members that are directly elected by the inhabitants of the German-speaking Community for a term of office of 5 years. The last election was held in 2009 and the next one will take place in 2014.

One of the members is chosen to represent the Community in the federal Senate; the current Community senator is Louis Siquet (SP).

Fraction Name
Ecolo Roswitha Arens
CSP Pascal Arimont
Independent (Vivant)[1] Michael Balter
Ecolo Karl-Heinz Braun
CSP René Chaineux
PFF Bernard Collas
CSP Patricia Creutz-Vilvoye
PFF Emil Dannemark
PFF Emil Dannemark
CSP Luc Frank
Ecolo Franziska Franzen
CSP Herbert Grommes
SP Erwin Klinkenberg
ProDG Lydia Klinkenberg
PFF Hans-Dieter Laschet
Independent (Vivant)[1] Alain Mertes
CSP Patrick Meyer
ProDG Gerhard Palm
SP Nadine Rotheudt
ProDG Petra Schmitz
SP Charles Servaty
SP Louis Siquet
SP Resi Stoffels
CSP Gabriele Thiemann-Heinen
ProDG Alfons Velz

Advisory members[edit]

In addition to the directly elected members above, the Parliament of the German-speaking Community also comprises a number of members with an advisory vote. These are not actual members of the Parliament, but they do have the right to attend and participate in its meetings.

The advisory members are the Provincial Councillors of Liège, the members of the Walloon Parliament, the members of the Chamber of Representatives and the members of the Senate who reside in the German-speaking area of Belgium and have taken the oath of office in German, as well as the Member of the European Parliament elected by the German-speaking electoral college.

Fraction Name Function
CSP Denis Barth Provincial Councillor in Liège
SP Joseph Barth Provincial Councillor in Liège
Ecolo Marlene Bongartz-Kaut Provincial Councillor in Liège
Ecolo Monika Dethier-Neumann Member of the Walloon Parliament
CSP Mathieu Grosch Member of the European Parliament
PFF Kattrin Jadin Federal Representative
PFF Heinz Keul Provincial Councillor in Liège
PFF Balduin Lux Provincial Councillor in Liège
CSP Anne Marenne-Loiseau Provincial Councillor in Liège
SP Edmund Stoffels Member of the Walloon Parliament

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b In order to be recognised, a fraction must consist of at least 3 elected members of the Parliament of the German-speaking Community. As a result, the members of Vivant (which has only 2 members) do not belong to a recognised fraction.

Sources[edit]

  • "Members of the DG Parliament" (in German). The Parliament of the German-speaking Community. Retrieved 2008-02-28. 
  • "Fractions" (in German). The Parliament of the German-speaking Community. Retrieved 2008-02-28.