Years of savings take their toll: the Agency Care and …

First it was the residential care centers, then the contact investigation. Flemish welfare minister Wouter Beke (CD&V) remains under fire. And together with him, the Agency for Care and Health. This government service forms the Flemish front line in the fight against corona, but years of savings take their toll. Even the big boss is … Read more

Wouter Beke saves his skin thanks to meticulous preparation …

Thanks to meticulous preparation, with many details and anecdotes, Minister of Welfare Wouter Beke (CD&V) remained standing in the corona committee in the Flemish Parliament. The opposition tried, but Beke parried most of the criticism and even admitted that mistakes had been made. “We had no choice but to do what we did.” A detailed … Read more

LIVE. Corona committee questions Minister Beke: ‘Healthcare personnel …

In the Flemish Parliament, Minister of Welfare Wouter Beke (CD&V) will testify about the corona crisis at 2 pm. Watch the hearing live here. Minister Beke wants to look back at the hearing on the decisions taken during the corona pandemic. “Knowledge about the pandemic was scarce,” said Beke. “The virologists spoke in early March … Read more

CD&V party top ranks behind Beke: “Internal attacks …

Flemish Minister of Welfare Wouter Beke has been under attack for a while. The CD&V political board condemns the internal attacks. Photo: BELGA The persistent criticism of the policy of Flemish Minister of Welfare Wouter Beke (CD&V) was an item on the political board of his party on Monday morning. While at least part of … Read more