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Lara Comi

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Lara Comi
Personal details
Born (1983-02-18) 18 February 1983 (age 41)
Garbagnate Milanese, Italy
Political partyFI (since 2013)
PdL (2009–2013)
FI (2002–2009)
Alma materUniversità Cattolica del Sacro Cuore[citation needed], Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi[citation needed]

Lara Comi (born 18 February 1983) is an Italian politician, member of the European Parliament from 2009 to 2019, and again since 2022.


Lara Comi received a bachelor's degree in economics in 2005 from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan.[citation needed] In 2007 she earned a master's in economics from Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, also in Milan.[citation needed]


She held internships at the Uruguayan consulate in Italy and Beiersdorf Italy, and was a brand manager for Giochi Preziosi.[1]

In the seventh European Parliament she was a member of the delegations for relations with Afghanistan (2009–10) and Latin America (2010–14), the delegation to the EU–Mexico Joint Parliamentary Committee (2010–14), and the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (2012–14).[2]

As of 16 November 2013, with the dissolution of the People of Freedom, she is a member of the re-formed Forza Italia.[3]

In the European election of 2014, Comi retained her seat in North-West Italy, this time with 83,987 votes. She was chosen as vice-president of the European People's Party group for the eighth European Parliament.[4] She serves on the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and the delegation for relations with the United States.[5]

Legal problems[edit]

Lara Comi hired her mother as personal assistant at her office in the European Parliament and was sanctioned as a result.[6]


  1. ^ "Dichiarazione di interessi finanziari" (PDF). 7 March 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Lara COMI". Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Composizione del gruppo FORZA ITALIA - IL POPOLO DELLA LIBERTA' - BERLUSCONI PRESIDENTE". Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Lara Comi eletta vicepresidente del Gruppo PPE al Parlamento europeo". 4 June 2014. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Lara Comi eletta vicepresidente del Gruppo PPE al Parlamento europeo". Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Lo scandalo dei rimborsi Ue: sotto inchiesta anche anche altri deputati italiani". rainews. Retrieved 7 March 2017.

External links[edit]

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