|Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands|
January 30, 2003 – September 19, 2012
|Born||Charles Bernhard Aptroot
September 20, 1950
The Hague, Netherlands
|Political party||People's Party for Freedom and Democracy|
|Website||(Dutch) Official site|
Charles Bernhard "Charlie" Aptroot (born September 20, 1950) is a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). He was a Member of the House of Representatives from January 30, 2003 to September 19, 2012. He focused on matters of traffic, public transport and internal affairs. Since September 1, 2012 he has been mayor of Zoetermeer.
Aptroot was elected into the Dutch House of Representatives during the general election of 2003. In 2010 he was running for President of the House of Representatives, but was defeated by incumbent president Gerdi Verbeet.
In the past Aptroot was a member of the municipal council of Wassenaar from 1982 to 1998 and an alderman of the same municipality from 1990 to 1996. He was also a member of the States-Provincial of South Holland from 1999 to 2003.
- (Dutch) Parlement.com biography
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