Gilles Baum

Gilles Baum

East, President of the DP fraction, Member of Parliament, Councillor

Gilles Baum was voted into Chambers for the first time in 2013. The MP from the East region has been the president of the DP fraction since 2020. The teacher is president of the Education commission and, in Chambers, represents the DP position for the national budget and a variety of health dossiers. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Gilles Baum stood out for his objective interventions regarding the crisis management. Gilles Baum was an alderman in the Junglinster local council until 2020 and since has taken on the position of local councillor.

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The fight agains Covid is on the right way - continue the liberal and social path
The “Luxembourgish way” – the mixture between vaccination and sanitary measures – is the right way in the fight against the pandemic. This was our parliamentary group’s leaders’ message at the concluding press conference of the DP parliamentary group.

Coffee break – Mental health

In the context of his interpellation in the Chamber of Deputies, the DP group president Gilles Baum spoke with psychiatrist Dr. Paul Hedo, for instance about the prevention of suicide and the burden of the Covid-19 crisis.

Coffee break – Mental health

Discrimination against homosexuals when donating blood
Currently, homosexual men are not allowed to have sexual relations for 12 months if they want to give blood in Luxembourg. In other countries, such as the UK, the principle of individual risk is applied to sexual behaviour, so homosexuals are not discriminated...