List of members of the European Parliament for the Netherlands, 2009–14

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Members of the
European Parliament

for the Netherlands
ECSC delegation (1952)
EP delegation (1958)
1st term (1979)
2nd term (1984)
3rd term (1989)
4th term (1994)
5th term (1999)
6th term (2004)
7th term (2009)
8th term (2014)

This is a list of the 25 members of the European Parliament for the Netherlands in the 2009 to 2014 session. One person from Party for Freedom entered the Parliament in December 2011, bringing the number of MEPs to 26.

List[edit]

Name National party EP Group Period Votes
Johannes "Hans" van Baalen      People's Party for Freedom and Democracy      ALDE 14 July 2009 – 367,796
Bastiaan "Bas" Belder      Reformed Political Party      EFD 20 July 1999 – 53,450
Thijs Berman      Labour Party      S&D 20 July 2004 – 372,060
Louis Bontes [1]      Party for Freedom      NI 14 July 2009 – 6,751
Emine Bozkurt      Labour Party      S&D 20 July 2004 – 66,385
Wim van de Camp      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 14 July 2009 – 579,775
Marije Cornelissen      GreenLeft      G–EFA 14 July 2009 – 14,486
Peter van Dalen      ChristianUnion      ECR 14 July 2009 – 209,947
Bas Eickhout      GreenLeft      G–EFA 14 July 2009 – 13,782
Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy      Democrats 66      ALDE 14 July 2009 – 18,107
Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert [2]      People's Party for Freedom and Democracy      ALDE 20 July 2004 – 52,184
Dennis de Jong      Socialist Party      EUL–NGL 14 July 2009 – 194,359
Esther de Lange      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 12 April 2007 – 43,406
Kartika Liotard [3]      Socialist Party (2009–2010) /      Independent      EUL–NGL 20 July 2004 – 32,426
Barry Madlener [4]      Party for Freedom      NI 14 July 2009 – 372,060
Toine Manders [5]      People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (2009–2013) /      Independent      ALDE 20 July 1999 – 34,973
Judith Merkies      Labour Party      S&D 14 July 2009 – 18,553
Lambert van Nistelrooij      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 20 July 2004 – 41,846
Ria Oomen-Ruijten      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 25 July 1989 – 70,388
Judith Sargentini      GreenLeft      G–EFA 14 July 2009 – 321,744
Marietje Schaake      Democrats 66      ALDE 14 July 2009 – 18,662
Laurence Stassen [6] [7]      Party for Freedom (2009–2014) /      Independent      NI 14 July 2009 – 17,880
Daniël van der Stoep [8]      Party for Freedom (2009–2011) /      Independent      NI 14 July 2009 – 5,650
Sophie in 't Veld      Democrats 66      ALDE 20 July 2004 – 433,957
Corien Wortmann-Kool      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 20 July 2004 – 48,270
  1. ^ Resigned in 2010, became a member of the Dutch Parliament (House of Representatives) after the 2010 election. Replaced by Lucas Hartong on 22 June 2010.
  2. ^ Resigned in 2010, became a member of the Dutch Parliament (House of Representatives) after the 2010 election. Replaced by Jan Mulder on 22 June 2010.
  3. ^ Withdrew her membership of the Socialist Party on 1 June 2010 after internal conflicts in the Socialist Party. Sits as an independent while still part of the EUL-NGL.
  4. ^ Resigned in 2012, became a member of the Dutch Parliament (House of Representatives) after the 2012 election. Replaced by Patricia van der Kammen on 27 September 2012.
  5. ^ Withdrew his membership of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy on 17 October 2013 to run as party leader of 50PLUS in the European Parliament election, 2014. Sits as an independent, while still part of the ALDE.
  6. ^ Geert Wilders, as "party list pusher" was chosen on the number of preferences votes, however he declined to join the European Parliament. Stassen took up his seat.
  7. ^ Withdrew her membership of the Party for Freedom on 21 March 2014 after allegedly discriminatory remarks by party leader Wilders. Sits as an independent.
  8. ^ Resigned in 2011 because he caused a car crash while drunk driving. Replaced by Auke Zijlstra on 13 September 2011. Van der Stoep returned to the Parliament in December 2011 because of seat increases provided for by the Treaty of Lisbon. As the first candidate on the Party for Freedom election list who did not have a seat in the European Parliament he was allowed to return to the Parliament. However, the Party for Freedom did not allow him to rejoin their delegation, and he currently sits as an independent.


Party representation[edit]

National party EP Group Seats ±
     Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP
5 / 25
Decrease 2
     Party for Freedom      NI
4 / 25
Increase 4
     Labour Party      S&D
3 / 25
Decrease 4
     People's Party for Freedom and Democracy      ALDE
3 / 25
Decrease 1
     Democrats 66      ALDE
3 / 25
Increase 2
     GreenLeft      G–EFA
3 / 25
Increase 1
     Socialist Party      EUL–NGL
2 / 25
Steady
     ChristianUnion–Reformed Political Party Various
2 / 25
Steady

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