Last summer, picked up the Flemish governing parties with the smart road pricing as the answer to our files, but a few weeks before the election after Open Vld also N-VA, the idea suddenly sail. CD&V member of parliament Robert Bothuyne accuses the coalition partners 'verkiezingsamnesie', but really comfortable, feels his party is not with the position switch of the colleagues. CD&V pull the handbrake, meanwhile, also gently. The image of a tax increase for the working Fleming does each party shudder.do not Say: 'betonstop'
It's not the first bend on a sigh of the elections of 26 may. Now take the construction of new-fired gas plants to the kernuitstap to arrange. In January, was N-VA still pro: she provided in her plan also a funding mechanism. The party promised everything to the plans of energieminister Marghem (MR) to support. A month later and East-Flemish leader Anneleen Van Bossuyt there suddenly questioning - it can also by the existing fired gas plants open longer to keep. Sp.a ran even faster: on march 7, explained John Crombez his alternative energy plan on the table which they for the construction industry, five days before he swallowed it back. He fears that the bill for the construction by the families land. Also on the long path slide of the betonstop came the Flemish parties long not bad at all - hit the yard of the Fleming is a sensitive issue. The word 'betonstop' about the parties not good. Bart De Wever joked not just that the journalist who invented the word, the sling had to get. Bart Somers (Open Vld) and Koen Van den Heuvel (CD&V). try - in vain - 'betonstop' replaced by 'bouwshift'. In addition, there is also silent about some nasty files: what with the puntenpensioen and who ultimately has a heavy job? And more importantly: how do the parties want the begrotingsgat of 8.5 billion euro to another? Yes, Open Vld wants to (again) strive for a balance the next legislature. No, how is not quite clear.