Karin Straus

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Karin Straus

Karin Cornelia Josepha Straus (born April 6, 1971 in Roermond) is a Dutch politician and former human resource management employee and management consultant. As a member of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie) she was an MP between October 26, 2010 and March 23, 2017.[1] She focused on matters of financial arrangements for children (among others child care), social and psychiatric care, and drug rehabilitation.

She was a member of the municipal council of Roermond from 1998 to 2003 as well as VVD fraction leader from 2002 to 2003. Since March 11, 2010 she has been again a council member of this Dutch Limburg municipality. In the meantime she was a member of the municipal council as well as VVD fraction leader of the South Holland municipality of Midden-Delfland from 2004 to 2006.

Straus studied public administration at Radboud University Nijmegen and organizational and management studies at VU University Amsterdam. She also studied at Nyenrode Business University.


  1. ^ "Drs. K.C.J. (Karin) Straus" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 9 April 2017. 

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