Fleur Agema

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Fleur Agema
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Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
30 November 2006
Personal details
Born Marie-Fleur Agema
(1976-09-16) 16 September 1976 (age 40)
Purmerend, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Party for Freedom (since 2006)
Pim Fortuyn List (2002-2004)
Residence The Hague, Netherlands
Alma mater Saxion University of Applied Sciences - Enschede (B.Arch.)
Amsterdam Academy of Architecture (M.Arch.)
Utrecht School of the Arts (M.Arch.)
Occupation Politician, spatial designer, restaurant employee
Website (Dutch) Party for Freedom website

Marie-Fleur (Fleur) Agema (born 16 September 1976) is a Dutch politician and former spatial designer. As a member of the Party for Freedom (Partij voor de Vrijheid) she has been an MP since 30 November 2006. She focuses on matters of caregiving.[1]

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Agema was born in the Purmerend. From 1995 to 1999 she studied architecture at a vocational university in Enschede, where she obtained a B.Arch. From 2000 to 2001 she studied at a vocational university in Amsterdam where she obtained a M.Arch., and in 2004 she obtained a M.Arch. from a vocational university in Utrecht. From 1999 to 2003 she worked as a spatial designer and project leader for an architectural firm.

Politics[edit]

In March 2003 she was elected to the States-Provincial of North Holland, as a member of the Pim Fortuyn List. On October 17, 2003 she said had lost confidence in the governing board of the Pim Fortuyn List with two other State members of the Pim Fortuyn List. In 2004 she left the party, because of dissatisfaction with the continuing internal dispute. She continued as a member of the States-Provincial as an Independent.

In 2006 she was asked by Geert Wilders, the party leader of the newly formed Party for Freedom, to join him on and get the second place on the list of candidates. In November 2006 she was chosen as a member of the Dutch House of Representatives. She left the States-Provincial on 14 March 2007. As an MP her main specialties are education, healthcare, spatial planning and infrastructure.[2]

In December 2012 Agema announced that she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.[3]

Agema went on maternity leave on 13 January 2015, she was replaced by Karen Gerbrands.[4] On 17 February 2015 she gave birth to a daughter.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Dutch) Parlement.com biography
  2. ^ (Dutch) Fleur Agema (PVV) ontpopt zich als klassiek Kamerlid, NRC Handelsblad, 12 June 2009
  3. ^ (Dutch) PVV-Kamerlid Agema lijdt aan MS, NOS, 12 December 2012
  4. ^ "Karen Gerbrands vervangt PVV-Kamerlid Fleur Agema vanwege zwangerschap" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. 13 January 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Fleur Agema bevallen van dochter" (in Dutch). De Stentor. 18 February 2015. 

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