|Born||Hilde Urbanie Julia Crevits
28 June 1967
Hilde Urbanie Julia Crevits (born in Torhout, 28 June 1967) is a Flemish politician and member of the Christian Democratic and Flemish party who is currently the Flemish minister of Mobility and Public Works.
Crevits graduated from Ghent University as a Licentiate of Law in 1990 and subsequently became a lawyer.
Crevits served on the provincial council of West Flanders from 1999 to 2004, when she was elected to the Flemish Parliament in the 2004 regional elections. From 2000 to 2007 she served as an alderman in Torhout.
After the 2007 Belgian federal elections, in the cabinet reshuffle of 28 June 2007, Crevits took over the competences of Kris Peeters in the Flemish Government as Flemish minister of Public Works, Energy, the Environment and Nature. After the 2009 regional elections she became Flemish minister of Mobility and Public Works in the Peeters II Government. She is also renowned as the Minister of Mobility responsible for not doing enough on the worst traffic jams in Europe and was not capable to improve public transport, on the contrary.
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