List of members of the European Parliament for Belgium, 2004–09

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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)

This is a list of the 24 members of the European Parliament for Belgium in the 2004 to 2009 session.

List[edit]

Name National party EP Group Constituency Votes
Ivo Belet      Christian Democratic and Flemish      EPP–ED Dutch-speaking 142,554
Frieda Brepoels [1]      New Flemish Alliance      EPP–ED Dutch-speaking 99,464
Busquin, PhilippePhilippe Busquin [2]      Socialist Party      PES French-speaking 114,503
Claeys, PhilipPhilip Claeys      Flemish Interest      NI Dutch-speaking 43,036
Dehaene, Jean-LucJean-Luc Dehaene      Christian Democratic and Flemish      EPP–ED Dutch-speaking 651,345
De Keyser, VéroniqueVéronique De Keyser      Socialist Party      PES French-speaking 46,832
Gérard Deprez      Reformist Movement      ALDE French-speaking 34,024
Mia De Vits      Socialist Party–Differently      PES Dutch-speaking 202,082
Koenraad Dillen [3]      Flemish Interest      NI Dutch-speaking 55,550
Antoine Duquesne [4]      Reformist Movement      ALDE French-speaking 58,785
Saïd El Khadraoui      Socialist Party–Differently      PES Dutch-speaking 60,712
Mathieu Grosch      Christian Social Party      EPP–ED German-speaking 9,211
Alain Hutchinson      Socialist Party      PES French-speaking 28,672
Pierre Jonckheer      Ecology Party      G–EFA French-speaking 23,236
Raymond Langendries [5]      Humanist Democratic Centre      EPP–ED French-speaking 50,871
Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck      Open Flemish Liberals and DemocratsVivant      ALDE Dutch-speaking 104,218
Frédérique Ries      Reformist Movement      ALDE French-speaking 123,000
Bart Staes      Green!      G–EFA Dutch-speaking 79,508
Dirk Sterckx [6]      Open Flemish Liberals and DemocratsVivant      ALDE Dutch-speaking 180,774
Marc Tarabella [7][8]      Socialist Party      PES French-speaking 31,818
Marianne Thyssen      Christian Democratic and Flemish      EPP–ED Dutch-speaking 116,418
Frank Vanhecke      Flemish Interest      NI Dutch-speaking 260,430
Johan Van Hecke [9]      Open Flemish Liberals and DemocratsVivant      ALDE Dutch-speaking 34,190
Anne Van Lancker      Socialist Party–Differently      PES Dutch-speaking 60,483

Party representation[edit]

National party EP Group Seats ±
Dutch-speaking French-speaking German-speaking
     Christian Democratic and Flemish     New Flemish Alliance      EPP–ED
4 / 14
Increase 1
     Flemish Bloc      NI
3 / 14
Increase 1
     Flemish Liberals and Democrats      ALDE
3 / 14
Steady
     Socialist Party–Differently      PES
3 / 14
Increase 1
     Green!      G–EFA
1 / 14
Steady
     Socialist Party      PES
4 / 9
Increase 1
     Reformist Movement      ALDE
3 / 9
Steady
     Humanist Democratic Centre      EPP–ED
1 / 9
Steady
     Ecology Party      G–EFA
1 / 9
Decrease 2
     Christian Social Party      EPP–ED
1 / 1
Steady

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Replaced Geert Bourgeois (133,430 votes), who became the Minister for Administrative Affairs, Foreign Policy, Media and Tourism in the Flemish government of Leterme I.
  2. ^ Replaced Elio Di Rupo (483,644 votes).
  3. ^ Replaced Filip Dewinter (193,525 votes), who remained a member of the Flemish Parliament.
  4. ^ Replaced Louis Michel (327,374 votes), who became the European Commissioner for Research in the Prodi Commission.
  5. ^ Replaced Joëlle Milquet (191,900 votes), who remained a member of the Belgian Federal Parliament.
  6. ^ Replaced Guy Verhofstadt (388,011 votes), who remained the Prime Minister of Belgium.
  7. ^ Replaced Michel Daerden (63,565 votes), who became the Vice-President and Minister of Budget, Finance and Equipment in the Walloon government of Van Cauwenberghe II, and the Vice-President and Minister of Budget and Finance in the French Community government of Arena I.
  8. ^ Resigned in 2007, became the Minister of Training in the Walloon government and the Minister of Youth and Education of Social Promotion in the French Community government. Replaced by Giovanna Corda on 31 August 2007.
  9. ^ Replaced Karel De Gucht (159,332 votes), who became the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the federal government of Verhofstadt II.