Bas Belder

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Bas Belder
MEP
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
13 June 1999
Constituency Netherlands
Personal details
Born Bastiaan Belder
(1946-10-25) 25 October 1946 (age 70)
Ridderkerk, South Holland, Netherlands
Political party  Dutch
Reformed Political Party
 EU
ERC
Children 3
Alma mater Utrecht University
Religion Protestant
Website www.ecpm.info

Bastiaan (Bas) Belder (born 25 October 1946) is an Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from the Netherlands. He is a member of the SGP, part of the European Conservatives and Reformists.

He sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs. Belder himself is a member of the SGP, the Reformed Political Party. He is a substitute for the Committee on Agriculture.

Furthermore he is vice-chairman of the delegation for the relations between the European Parliament and Israel and he is chairman of the European Parliament Working Group on Human Dignity.

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Career[edit]

  • 1969–1984: Secondary school teacher (Rotterdam)
  • 1984–1999: Foreign editor/commentator Reformatorisch Dagblad (Apeldoorn)
  • 1999–: Member of the European Parliament
  • 1999–2004: First Chairman of the Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 2009–2014: Chairman of the Delegation for the relations with Israel
  • 2014–: Vice-Chairman of the Delegation for the relations with Israel

Personal life[edit]

Bas Belder is married with three children. He is a member of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN).

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