Philip Claeys

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Philip Claeys
Born (1965-05-24) 24 May 1965 (age 48)
Ghent, Belgium
Nationality  Belgium
Occupation politician

Philip Claeys (Dutch: [fɪˈlɪp ˈklaˑɪs]; born on 24 May 1965 in Ghent) is a Belgian politician and Member of the European Parliament for Flanders with the Vlaams Belang, a right-wing political party which condemns immigration, social integration, and is opposed the federal construction of Belgium. He sits on its Committee on Foreign Affairs, and is a substitute for the Committee on Culture and Education and a member of the Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand. Since late 2010, he has been a board member of the pan-European eurosceptic party European Alliance for Freedom[1]

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Career[edit]

  • 1995-1999: Chairman of the Vlaams Blok youth wing
  • since 1999: Chief editor of the Vlaams Blok magazine
  • 1995-2003: Group secretary in the Flemish Parliament
  • since 1995: Member of the party executive
  • 1995-2003: Member of the Brussels-Halle-Vilvoorde district executive
  • since 2003: Member of the European Parliament

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Belgium)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ About EAF, European Alliance for Freedom, retrieved 7 July 2011