Former MEP
Party: Christen-Democratisch & Vlaams (BE)
Country: Belgium
  • BRU:
    ASP 08F358 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845867
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849867
  • STR:
    LOW T09059 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175867
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179867
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Christen-Democratisch & Vlaams
  • Substitute - Constitutional Affairs
  • Vice-Chair - Budgets
  • Member - People's Republic of China
  • Substitute - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1940. Flanders. Doctor of Law at the University of Namur and KU Leuven. Member of the Christian Democrat Executive Committee since 1972. Minister for Social Affairs and Institutional Reforms, 1981-1988. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Transport and Institutional Reforms, 1988-1992. Prime Minister of Belgium, 1992-1999. Senator, 1982-1988 and from 1995-2001. Member of the House of Representatives 1988-1995. Lord Mayor of Vilvoorde 2001-2007. Chairman of ‘Wise Men’ on the IGC, October 1999. Member of the Convention for the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, 2000. Member of the Group of Laeken, 2001. Vice-President of the European Convention. Minister of State. MEP since 2004.



Business Data Analyzing
14.11.2013 - 10:30

A multiannual EU Budget that puts the money where it is most needed

Next week, on Tuesday 19 November, the European Parliament plenary will give its green light to the Council regulation laying down the 2014-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework. With the EPP Group in a leading role the European Parliament managed to...

Press releases

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19.11.2013 - 11:29

Multiannual Financial Framework: final green light

The European Parliament today adopted the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020 (MFF) by a large majority. Jean-Luc Dehaene MEP, who negotiated with the Member States on behalf of the Parliament...
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14.11.2013 - 15:27

MFF: Budget Committee gives green light to investment budget

The European Parliament’s Budget Committee has given its consent to the Council Regulation laying down the 2014-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework (the EU's long-term budget). Jean-Luc...
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11.07.2013 - 12:28

MFF: Jean-Luc Dehaene new Rapporteur

The Chairman of the Budgets Committee of the European Parliament today confirmed Jean-Luc Dehaene MEP as the new Rapporteur on behalf of the European Parliament for the European Multiannual Financial...