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Anne-Marie Mineur

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Anne-Marie Mineur
Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 July 2014 – 2 July 2019
Member of the States of Utrecht
In office
11 March 2011 – 1 July 2014
Personal details
Born (1967-05-14) 14 May 1967 (age 57)
Oss, Netherlands
Political partySocialist Party
European United Left–Nordic Green Left
Alma mater

Anne-Marie Mineur (born 14 May 1967) is a Dutch politician who was Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Netherlands between 2014 and 2019. She is a member of the Socialist Party, part of the European United Left–Nordic Green Left in the European Parliament. Previously Mineur was municipal councillor in De Bilt (2006–2012) and member of the States of Utrecht (2011–2014).


Mineur was born on 14 May 1967 in Oss, where she would also receive her primary and secondary education. She graduated high school in 1986 and then started studying speech and language-technologies at Utrecht University. In 1989–1990 she went on exchange to the University of Essex and she graduated from Utrecht University in 1992.[1] From 1993 to 1997 she went to Saarland University to study computational linguistics. Mineur was a researcher at the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence between 1996 and 1997. In 1998 she returned to Utrecht University to become a researcher until 2004, she would move on that year to the University of Groningen to become a researcher and lecturer.[1]

Political career[edit]

Mineur joined the Socialist Party in 2003 and in 2006 she became member of the municipal council of De Bilt, where she would serve until 2012. By March 2011 she concurrently became member of the States of Utrecht, which she would stay until she became member of the European Parliament on 1 July 2014. In the States of Utrecht she was party leader.[1]

European Parliament[edit]

Mineur occupied the third place on the Socialist Party list for the European Parliament elections of 2014, the party obtained two seats with Mineur elected on the basis of 52,000 preferential votes.[1][2] Hereby she won the seat over Eric Smaling.[3] In her campaign she criticized the transfer of competences over issues such as pensions and social rent to the European Union.[2]

In the European Parliament she was member of the Committee on International Trade and member of the Delegation to the Cariforum — EU Parliamentary Committee.[4] Her term in office ended on 2 July 2019.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

A (possibly incomplete) overview of Dutch elections Mineur participated in
Election Party Candidate number Votes
2014 European Parliament election in the Netherlands Socialist Party 3
2015 Dutch provincial elections in Utrecht Socialist Party 33 500
2019 Dutch provincial elections in Utrecht Socialist Party 28
2021 Dutch general election Socialist Party 46 127
2022 Dutch municipal elections in De Bilt Socialist Party 29


  1. ^ a b c d e "Drs. A.M.C. (Anne-Marie) Mineur" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Biltse Anne-Marie Mineur (SP) naar Europa" (in Dutch). Biltsche Courant. 28 April 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Wie komt in het Europees Parlement en ten koste van wie ging dat?" (in Dutch). NRC. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Anne-Marie Mineur". European Parliament. Retrieved 25 January 2015.