Wouter Beke about Amnesty Internatio’s damning report …

“There are things I should have done better, there are mistakes I made.” Flemish Minister of Welfare Wouter Beke said this on Thursday evening in ‘De Afspraak’, in response to the question whether he handled it properly during the first corona wave. This week, Amnesty International released a damning report on the situation in the […]

The hunt for the super spreaders is on: “It’s already hello …

Reward super diffusers or give them a hotel room so they absolutely go into quarantine. That is the remarkable proposal of Antwerp governor Cathy Berx. The idea is not really crazy, because it is indeed the super spreaders that we have to get hold of to contain the virus. But for that we need source […]

Useless forms, veto for local help and no idea wa …

The contact investigation remains a bruise in the fight against the corona virus. The data you left behind at a café will not be used by anyone. And when local administrations themselves create alternatives, they have hitherto fallen on a cold stone with competent minister Beke. As for the local approach, we insist that the […]

Last-year nursing students receive a one-off internship …

The final year students in the nursing bachelor’s receive a one-off payment for their internship. Ben Weyts (N-VA), Minister of Education, said this in parliament on Thursday. The students receive an expense allowance of 1,000 euros. The 1,000 euros are paid once to the final-year students who are now graduating. It is the first batch […]

Beke does not exclude premiums for residential care centers

Flemish Welfare Minister Wouter Beke (CD&V) will sit around the table with the unions and employers in the Flemish care sector next Wednesday, on 8 July. The staff of the Flemish care sector – including residential care centers, among other things – are currently still missing the 300 euro consumption check. If the unions demand […]