Laetitia Griffith

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Laetitia Griffith
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Member of the House of Representatives
In office
1 June 2006 – 17 June 2010
In office
30 January 2003 – 2 June 2005
Personal details
Born
Laetitia Juliëtte Griffith

(1965-11-01) 1 November 1965 (age 53)
Paramaribo, Suriname
Political partyPeople's Party for Freedom and Democracy
Spouse(s)Jan Naeyé
ResidenceDriemond, Netherlands
Alma materVU University Amsterdam (LLM)
OccupationPolitician, civil servant
WebsiteOfficial website

Laetitia Juliëtte Griffith (born 1 November 1965) is a Dutch politician who served as a member of the House of Representatives from 2003 to 2005 and again from 2006 until 2010. She is a member of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD).

Career[edit]

Born in Paramaribo, Suriname, Griffith moved to the Netherlands in 1987 to study law. She graduated in 1992 from the VU University Amsterdam. In 1993 she started work at the Ministry of Justice.

In 2000 Griffith joined the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy after being advised to do so by Minister Benk Korthals. After the fall of the First Balkenende cabinet she became a member of the House of Representatives. On 16 May 2005 she became an alderman in the Amsterdam municipal council.

On 19 May 2006 it was announced that Griffith would succeed Ayaan Hirsi Ali as parliamentarian. On 15 March 2010 she announced her retreat from politics.[1] In 2012 she became a member of the Council of State.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Dutch) Griffith (VVD) stopt als Kamerlid, NRC Handelsblad, March 16, 2010.