Halbe Zijlstra

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Halbe Zijlstra
Halbe Zijlstra 2012.jpg
Parliamentary leader of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy in the House of Representatives
Incumbent
Assumed office
November 1, 2012
Preceded by Mark Rutte
Member of the House of Representatives
Incumbent
Assumed office
September 20, 2012
State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science
In office
October 14, 2010 – November 5, 2012
Prime Minister Mark Rutte
Preceded by Marja van Bijsterveldt
Sharon Dijksma
Succeeded by Sander Dekker
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
November 30, 2006 – October 14, 2010
Personal details
Born Jelle Zijlstra
(1969-01-21) January 21, 1969 (age 45)
Oosterwolde, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party People's Party for Freedom and Democracy
Residence Utrecht, Netherlands
Alma mater University of Groningen (Master of Arts)
Occupation Politician
Management consultant

Halbe Zijlstra (born January 21 1969) is a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). He is the Parliamentary leader of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy in the House of Representatives since 1 November 2012 [1] and a Member of the House of Representatives since 20 September 2012 and previously from 30 November 2006 until 14 October 2010. He served as State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science in the Cabinet Rutte I from 14 October 2010 until 5 November 2012.

From 1998 to 2001 and from 2003 to 2006, he was a member of the municipal council of the city of Utrecht.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Dutch) Halbe Zijlstra nieuwe fractievoorzitter VVD, RTL, 31 October 2012

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Mark Rutte
Parliamentary leader of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy
in the House of Representatives

2012-
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Government offices
Preceded by
Marja van Bijsterveldt
Sharon Dijksma
State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science
2010-2012
Succeeded by
Sander Dekker