Annie Schreijer-Pierik

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Annie Schreijer-Pierik
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Member of Local Council Ambt Delden
In office
Member of Provincial Council Overijssel
In office
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
Member of the European Parliament
In office
Personal details
Born Johanna Maria Gertruida Schreijer-Pierik
(1953-02-17) 17 February 1953 (age 63)
Diepenheim, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Christian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Religion Roman Catholicism

Annie Schreijer-Pierik (born 17 February 1953, in Diepenheim[1]) is a Dutch politician, a member of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). She runs a pig farm in the eastern village Hengevelde together with her family.

Political career[edit]

In 1991, Schreijer-Pierik was elected to the local council of Ambt Delden. In 1995, she became member of the council of the province Overijssel. From 1998 until 2010 Schreijer was a Member of the Dutch national parliament. As a Member of Parliament she chaired the Agriculture committee from 2004 until 2008.

Member of the European Parliament, 2014–present[edit]

Schreijer was elected to the European Parliament in May 2014 thanks to 113,123 preference votes.[2] A member of the European People's Party Group, she currently serves on the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.

Personal life[edit]

She married on 17 February 1974 in Diepenheim and has three children. She is a member of the Roman Catholic Church.