Mia De Vits

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Mia De Vits
Born Marie Louise De Vits
(1950-03-31) 31 March 1950 (age 64)
Gooik, Belgium
Nationality Belgium
Occupation politician

Marie Louise "Mia" De Vits (born 31 March 1950) 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.

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See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Belgium)

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