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
European Conservatives and Reformists
Children 3
Alma mater Utrecht University
Website www.ecpm.info

Bastiaan (Bas) Belder (born 25 October 1946) is a Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from the Netherlands. He is a member of the Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij, 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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