The provincial government is elected for a period of six years: from 1 December 2006 to 30 November 2012. The provincial council elections will once again be held in October 2012.Top
The provincial council
The provincial council functions as the province's "parliament" and consists of 84 members. The council meets at least once a month.Top
The delegation carries out the daily administration of the province. The delegation consists of six delegates who meet every week. Each delegate has a specific number of responsibilities.Top
Lodewijk De Witte has been the governor of the province of Flemish Brabant from the time the province was created. The governor chairs the delegation. He is a commissioner of the Flemish and federal government and has a number of specific tasks such as the coordination of relief measures during major disasters.
The provincial registrar
The provincial registrar is the secretary of the provincial council and the delegation. As head of staff he is responsible for the smooth operation of the provincial administration.Top
The provincial administration consists of approximately 750 civil servants. Most of them work in the Provincial House in Leuven, others in a provincial domain, an educational institution, etc.