Bulgarian government negotiations – comment from ALDE Party President
ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP calls on Bulgarian EPP member party Gerb not to form a coalition with the extreme right-wing United Patriots. Bulgaria's future as a constructive member of the EU is much better served with a coalition with the pro-European ALDE member party MRF.
Liberal Democrats surpass 100,000 members
Earlier this week the Liberal Democrat membership surge took the party to a landmark 100,000 members – thanks to a staggering 12,500 joining since Theresa May announced the snap General Election last Tuesday. Reaching six figures makes the party bigger than it has been since the mid-1990s.
Invitation: Liberal breakfast The French Elections 2017: The Morning After
Do you want to make of the French presidential election results? Then register for our Liberal breakfast co-hosted with FNF Europe, which will take place on 8 May the morning after the second round of election in France and discuss the outcome's potential impact for France and Europe.
Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron wins first round of French presidential elections
Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the French presidential elections on 23 April. ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP congratulated him: “I wish Macron success in the second round of French presidential elections so that we will be able to work together for a better France and a stronger Europe.”