Loek Hermans

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Loek Hermans (1986)

Louis Marie Lucien Henri Alphonse (Loek) Hermans (born 23 April 1951, Heerlen) is a Dutch politician[1] and President of UEAPME.

Hermans studied public administration at the Catholic University of Nijmegen. From 1974 to 1978 he was a member of the municipal council of Nijmegen. From 1977 to 1990 and also in 2002, he was a member of the House of Representatives. He was mayor of Zwolle from 1990 to 1994. Subsequently he was Queen's Commissioner of Friesland from 1994 to 1998, and afterwards from 1998 to 2002 minister of Education, Culture, and Science in the Second Kok cabinet. Since 2007, he has been a member of the Senate.


  1. ^ Gingrich, Jane R. (2011-07-31). Making Markets in the Welfare State: The Politics of Varying Market Reforms. Cambridge University Press. pp. 171–. ISBN 978-1-107-00462-7. Retrieved 27 September 2011.