Jan Mulder (politician)

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Jan Mulder

Jan Mulder (born 3 October 1943 in Diever) is a Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD), a member party of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe. He was vice-chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Budgets and its Committee on Budgetary Control.

On 16 January 2007 he was elected one of the six quaestors of the European Parliament.

He was a substitute for the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and the Committee on Fisheries. During the 2009 European Parliament elections, he was not re-elected but in May 2010 he replaced Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert who was elected in the Dutch parliament. Jan Mulder is in favour of the European cause, he supported the Spinelli Group manifesto.


  • 1970: Agricultural engineer

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  • 1970–1975: Assistant FAO expert and subsequently FAO expert in Kenya
  • 1975–1976: Official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague
  • 1976–1994: Official of the European Commission, Brussels
  • 1977–1988: Chairman of the VVD Brussels section
  • 1994–2009, 2010–2014: Member of the European Parliament

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Netherlands)

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