|Mia De Vits
||Marie Louise De Vits
31 March 1950
Marie Louise "Mia" De Vits (born on 31 March 1950 in Gooik) is a Belgian politician.
De Vits started her career with the socialist trade union ABVV in 1973, rising through the ranks to become Secretary-General (1989-2002) and its chairman (2002-2004).
In 2004 De Vits went in to elective politics and was elected a Member of the European Parliament (2004-2009) with the Socialistische Partij-Anders, part of the Socialist Group. She sat on the European Parliament's Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. She was a substitute for the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.
In 2009 she was elected to the Flemish Parliament and served from 2009-2014. She will retire from politics after the 2014 regional elections.
See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Belgium)