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Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 07-16-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 118
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Posted By Marengo
According to a magistrate at the Labour Tribunal...

According to a magistrate at the Labour Tribunal of Hainaut Princess Astrid and Prince Laurent are being discriminated against. He says that the right to work and the right to social benefits are...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 03-30-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
A sensible decision though I guess that by the...

A sensible decision though I guess that by the time she is ready for official functions - let's say at age 26 - the same question will pop up again: why does somebody in his/her twenties need one...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 02-06-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
In 2017 the private trips of the king and queen...

In 2017 the private trips of the king and queen have cost the Belgian taxpayer a sum of 116.736,- euros. The costs relate to the use of an airplane of the Belgian air force. The additional costs of...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 12-04-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
According to a professor from ghent, the Belgian...

According to a professor from ghent, the Belgian RF is the3rd most expensive of Europe, 1 million euros cheaper than the Dutch.

Koningshuis derde duurste in Europa - Het Nieuwsblad...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 11-28-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
The costs of the RF has decreased with 2.7...

The costs of the RF has decreased with 2.7 million euros:



Complete article here (https://deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws.english/News/1.2160316).

I suppose that the reduction of Fabiolas...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 06-05-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
Elio di Rupo proposed that the RF has to start...

Elio di Rupo proposed that the RF has to start paying income tax:

https://www.deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws.english/videozone_ENG/eng.130604_Royals_taxes
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 03-31-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
The article implied that they were excluded due...

The article implied that they were excluded due to the old Lilian vs. de rest vendette. But your 2nd explanation seems more likely.



Yes, it is Queen Fabiola's nieces and nephews. She was/is...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 03-30-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
According to the late king Boudouin started a...

According to the late king Boudouin started a fund to help his nieces and nephews (the Belgian, Luxembourg and Mora- ones) financially . The children of his half siblings were excluded from the fund....
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 11-17-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
In the budget for 2011 most members of the royal...

In the budget for 2011 most members of the royal family will receive less money. The king's budget will stay the same but the dotation for Queen Fabiola, prince Filip, princess Astrid and prince...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 07-06-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
Indeed, a lot of angry, bored people around as...

Indeed, a lot of angry, bored people around as everywhere I suppose.
And they don't care to use their brain and think that a republic costs more money, no instead they are just jealous of anybody...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 09-15-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
According to Belgian TV Programme 'Royalty'...

According to Belgian TV Programme 'Royalty' prince Laurent earns a net amount of 8666,- euros for each workday. Last years his dotation was 312.000 euros for 36 public events. An official event on...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 08-24-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
Prime Minister Leterme told Paris Match that he...

Prime Minister Leterme told Paris Match that he wants to cut the civil list. The only members that will receive a dotation will be the King and the crownprince!

Article in Dutch here...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 07-04-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
The minister defended the RF against attacks from...

The minister defended the RF against attacks from extreme right party Flemish Interest (VB) in parlament. The King needs to be protected, according to the minister. The state has no intention of...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 07-04-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
'Het Laatste Nieuws' reports that the royal...

'Het Laatste Nieuws' reports that the royal family had 119 private flights in military airplanes from 2004 to 2007.

Article in Dutch here...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 05-24-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
I agree, the most sensible thing for the future...

I agree, the most sensible thing for the future is to give the reigning couple and the direct heirs + spouses a dotation, and not the other children of the monrachs. I like how the dutch do it, just...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 05-23-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
According to newspaper 'Het Laatste Nieuws' the...

According to newspaper 'Het Laatste Nieuws' the dotation of Prince Laurent will be even more under discussion as the senate started an ad hoc advice group who will take a look at the dotations of the...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 05-15-2008, 03:09 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
According to ' Het Laatste Nieuws' the Belgian...

According to ' Het Laatste Nieuws' the Belgian RF is getting a raise of 5% this year. The budgetted costs are 13.043.000 Euros. Queen Fabiola is getting a raise of 73.000 euros, her dotation is now...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 04-19-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
Dotations of Members of the Belgian Royal Family under Discussion

Parlament decided yesterday (18 april 2008) that of Phillipe and Mathilde's children only Princess Elisabeth will receive a dotation in the future, the others will have to provide an income...
Forum: Royal Family of Belgium 03-27-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,731
Posted By Marengo
Costs and Finances of the Belgian Royal Family

According to a senator of N-VA party, the Belgian monarchy costs 28 million a year, which is much higher than the dotation the members receive annualy.
Read an article in Dutch about it here...
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