Hannes Heide

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Hannes Heide
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Member of the European Parliament
for Austria
Assumed office
2 July 2019[1][2]
Personal details
Born (1966-10-17) 17 October 1966 (age 56)
Bad Ischl
NationalityAustrian
Political party Austrian
Social Democratic Party of Austria
 EU
Party of European Socialists

Hannes Heide (born 17 October 1966) is an Austrian politician who was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019.[3]

Political career[edit]

In parliament, Heide has been serving on the Committee on Culture and Education since 2019. In 2022, he joined the Committee of Inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware.[4][5]

In addition to his committee assignments, Heide has been part of the Parliament's delegation to the ACP–EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.[6] He is also a member of the URBAN Intergroup[7] and the European Parliament Intergroup on Western Sahara.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Key dates ahead". European Parliament. 20 May 2017. Archived from the original on 25 May 2019. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Key dates ahead". BBC News. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Die Neuen im EU-Parlament: EU-Wahl: Strache müsste bis 2. Juli auf Mandat verzichten". www.kleinezeitung.at (in German). 28 May 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  4. ^ Members of the Committee of Inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware European Parliament.
  5. ^ Parliament names MEPs to sit on three new committees European Parliament, press release of 24 March 2022.
  6. ^ Hannes Heide European Parliament.
  7. ^ Members URBAN Intergroup.
  8. ^ Intergroup on Western Sahara European Parliament.