Annie Schreijer-Pierik

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Annie Schreijer-Pierik
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Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
1 July 2014
Constituency Netherlands
Personal details
Born Johanna Maria Gertruida Schreijer-Pierik
(1953-02-17) 17 February 1953 (age 64)
Diepenheim, Netherlands
Political party  Dutch:
Christian Democratic Appeal
European People's Party
Spouse(s) Mark Pierik
Children 3
Alma mater University of Brussels

Annie Schreijer-Pierik (born 17 February 1953[1]) is a Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from the Netherlands. She is a member of the Christian Democratic Appeal, part of the European People's Party.

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.