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Chamber of Representatives
55th legislature (2019–2024)
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Type
Type
Leadership
President
Patrick Dewael, Open VLD
Since 27 June 2019
Majority leaders
David Clarinval, MR
Servais Verherstraeten, CD&V
Vincent Van Quickenborne, Open Vld
Opposition leaders
Peter De Roover, N-VA
Ahmed Laaouej, PS
Meryame Kitir, sp.a
Kristof Calvo, Ecolo-Groen
Catherine Fonck, cdH
Structure
Seats 150 representatives
Belgium Chamber of Representatives 2019.svg
Political groups
Minority Government (38)
  •      MR (14)
  •      CD&V (12)
  •      Open Vld (12)

Confidence-and-supply (57)

  •      PS (20)
  •      Ecolo (13)
  •      sp.a (9)
  •      Groen (8)
  •      cdH (5)
  •      DéFI (2)

Opposition (55)

  •      N-VA (25)
  •      VB (18)
  •      PVDA-PTB (12)
Length of term
5 years
Elections
Open list proportional representation within eleven constituencies, with 5% constituency electoral thresholds
Last election
26 May 2019
Next election
2024
Meeting place
Chambre Belgique interieur.jpg
Palace of the Nation
Flag of Belgium.svg Brussels, Region of Brussels, Belgium
Website

The Chamber of Representatives (Dutch: , French: Chambre des représentants, German: Abgeordnetenkammer) is one of the two chambers in the bicameral Federal Parliament of Belgium, the other being the Senate.

It is considered to be the "lower house" of the Federal Parliament.

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