Composition of the Regional Government
The Government of the Brussels-Capital Region is composed of a Minister-President (French-speaking) and four Ministers (two French-speaking and two Dutch-speaking) elected by the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region.
In addition, on the proposal of the Government, Parliament elected three regional Secretaries of State, one of whom is Dutch-speaking. The latter are not members of the Government, but attend all or some of its meetings. They are deputies to a member of the government who has defined their functions.
The members of the Government are responsible for matters defined by the regional competences: urban development, planning, urban renewal, housing, public works, transport, economic policy, foreign trade, employment, environmental protection, energy, local authorities, scientific research and international relations.