Jan Mulder (politician)

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Jan Mulder

Jan Mulder (born on 3 October 1943 in Diever) is a Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament for the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD), a member party of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe. He was vice-chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Budgets and its Committee on Budgetary Control.

On January 16, 2007 he was elected one of the 6 Quaestors of the European Parliament.

He was a substitute for the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and the Committee on Fisheries. During the 2009 European Parliament elections, he was not re-elected but in May 2010 he replaced Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert who was elected in the Dutch parliament. Jan Mulder is in favour of the European cause, he supported the Spinelli Group manifesto.


  • 1970: Agricultural engineer

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  • 1970-1975: Assistant FAO expert and subsequently FAO expert in Kenya
  • 1975-1976: Official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague
  • 1976-1994: Official of the European Commission, Brussels
  • 1977-1988: Chairman of the VVD Brussels section
  • 1994-2009, 2010–present: Member of the European Parliament

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Netherlands)

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