Guy Verhofstadt

Former Prime Minister of Belgium, Member of the European Parliament

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Guy Verhofstadt: Former Prime Minister of Belgium, Member of the European Parliament
Guy Maurice Marie Louise Verhofstadt is a Belgian politician who was the Leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe from 2009 to 2019, and has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Belgium since 2009. He was the 47th Prime Minister of Belgium from 1999 to 2008, Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium from 1985 to 1992 and Minister of Budget from 1985 to 1992. He was a Member of the Chamber of Representatives from 1985 to 2009.


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European Parliament could block Brexit deal over Boris Johnson's treatment of EU citizens, Guy Verhofstadt says

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Brexiteers are the real traitors, EU's Guy Verhofstadt says

The European Parliament's Brexit chief has branded Brexiteers "the real traitors", in a significant escalation of rhetoric from Brussels.
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EU's Verhofstadt says initial reaction to UK proposals 'not positive'

European lawmaker Guy Verhofstadt said his initial reaction to Brexit proposals set out by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson were not positive, and thought they were possibly designed to shift blame..
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EU concerned over Boris Johnson's 'problematic' Brexit plan

Ireland says proposals don't meet needs of a backstop while Verhofstadt suggests European Parliament would never accept plan
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Boris Johnson and Brexiteers can never again call the EU undemocratic, says Guy Verhofstadt

European Parlaiment Brexit coordinator says court decision to restore parliament is 'big relief'
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Liberal Democrat policy to revoke Article 50 is 'natural stance' for stopping Brexit, Guy Verhofstadt says

The European parliament's Brexit coordinator is attending the annual conference of Jo Swinson's party
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Brexit: Guy Verhofstadt savages 'irresponsible' Boris Johnson as MEPs vow to veto his plan to ditch backstop

Parliament's Brexit steering group says backstop is not up for renegotiation
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EU's Guy Verhofstadt attacks Boris Johnson for 'false promises, pseudo-patriotism, and foreigner bashing' over Brexit

European Parliament Brexit chief says likely next prime minister is 'a man who continues to dissemble, exaggerate, and disinform the public about Brexit'
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