|Party leader||Georges-Louis Bouchez|
|founding||1846 (Parti libéral)
+ 1992 (FDF)
+ 1998 (MCC)
= 2002 (MR)
Avenue de la Toison d'Or, 84-86
|Belgian Chamber of Deputies||
|Parliament of the French Community|
|International connections||Liberal International|
Mouvement Réformateur (MR) (German reform movement ) is a French-speaking liberal party in Belgium . The party can only be elected in Wallonia - including the 9 German-speaking municipalities - and Brussels .
Mouvement Réformateur was founded in 2002 from the union of four already existing parties: (PRL, PFF, FDF and MCC).
- The MCC ( Mouvement des Citoyens pour le Changement ) is a center-right movement that split off in 1998 from the former PSC (Parti social chrétien) (now Center Démocrate Humaniste ).
- The MRLB ( Mouvement réformateur des libéraux bruxellois )
- The PFF ( Party for Freedom and Progress ) is a German-speaking liberal party. It occurs in the nine municipalities belonging to the German-speaking Community .
- The PRL (Parti Réformateur Libéral) is the oldest party in Belgium. It was founded in 1846 as parti libéral . The party's values are based on freedom , humanism and equality .
Formerly part of the alliance:
- The FDF ( Front démocratique des francophones ) campaigns for the rights and freedoms of French-speaking Belgians. It was founded in 1964, but left MR in September 2011.
On May 18, 2003, the Mouvement Réformateur took part in the elections for the two chambers of parliament for the first time. With 11.4% of the vote, which corresponds to around 25% in the French-speaking part of Belgium, it became the seventh strongest party in the country, garnering 24 of 150 seats in the Chamber of Deputies (second largest group after the Flemish Liberals ) and 10 seats in the Senate .
At the European level, the Mouvement Réformateur has been represented in the Renew Europe group since the 2019 European elections with currently 2 MEPs - Olivier Chastel and Frédérique Ries . In addition, Charles Michel , President of the European Council since December 1, 2019 , and previously Prime Minister of Belgium from 2014 to 2019 , is a member of the MR. His father Louis Michel , from 2004 to 2009 EU commissioner for development aid, is also a member of the MR.
- Pascal Delwit (Ed.): You parti libéral au MR. 170 ans de libéralisme en Belgique . Editions de l'Université de Bruxelles: Brussels 2017, ISBN 978-2-8004-1615-1
- Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved December 31, 2013 .