Erik Bánki

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Erik Bánki
Eric Bánki MEP 1.jpg
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
6 May 2014
In office
18 June 1998 – 10 June 2012
Personal details
Born (1970-05-26) 26 May 1970 (age 47)
Szekszárd, Hungary
Political party Fidesz
Spouse(s) Dr Ágnes Bánki
Children Ábel
Profession Politician

Erik Bánki (born May 26, 1970)[1] is a Hungarian politician, member of the National Assembly (MP) from 1998 to 2012 and since 2014.[2]

He served as Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Sport and Tourism from May 14, 2010 to June 10, 2012.[2] He is a Member of Board of the Hungarian Football Federation from 2009.[1]

Bánki became Member of the European Parliament (MEP) on June 10, 2012, replacing János Áder, who was elected President of Hungary in May 2012. As a result Bánki had to resign from his national parliamentary seat.[3] He was re-elected Hungarian MP in the 2014 parliamentary election. He became Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Economics in October 2015. Bánki was re-elected MP via the joint national list of Fidesz-KDNP during the 2018 parliamentary election.

Personal life[edit]

He is married. His wife is Dr Ágnes Bánki. They have two daughters, Borka and Bodza and two sons, Ábel and Bercel.[4]