01 Jun '17

Special status municipalities:
All smoke and mirrors

door Luc Vanheerentals
Relations seem to be changing for the better in some municipalities with language facili-ties, thanks to the arrival of a younger generation of French-speaking politicians. However, appearances are often deceptive.

 And of course, there is always the French-speaking majority in Linkebeek, as well as in Sint-Genesius-Rode, Kraainem and Wezembeek-Oppem, who can be counted on to urge the French-speaking inhabitants to register so they can receive their official documents in French. So it looks as though the local elections in 2018 will once again be overshadowed by the polling card language question. 

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