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

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Members of the
European Parliament

for Belgium
ECSC delegation (1952)
EP delegation (1958)
1st term (1979)
2nd term (1984)
3rd term (1989)
4th term (1994)
5th term (1999)
6th term (2004)
7th term (2009)
8th term (2014)

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

List[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

  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.