Chamber of Representatives (Belgium)

lower house of the federal parliament of Belgium

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

Chamber of Representatives
55th legislature (2019–2024)
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Patrick Dewael, Open VLD
Since 27 June 2019
Majority leaders
Opposition leaders
Structure
Seats150 representatives
Belgium Chamber of Representatives 2019.svg
Political groups
Minority Government (38)

Confidence-and-supply (57)[a]

Opposition (55)

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
www.dekamer.be
lachambre.be

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

NotesEdit

  1. For the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic

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