|Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands|
19 May 1998 – 10 September 2014
|Parliamentary leader - Labour Party
House of Representatives
22 January 2008 – 10 June 2010
|Preceded by||Jacques Tichelaar|
|Succeeded by||Job Cohen|
|Born||Mariëtte Iris Hamer
7 June 1958
|Political party||Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid - PvdA)|
|Alma mater||University of Amsterdam (M.A., Linguistics)|
|Occupation||Politician, civil servant, educator, trade union leader|
|Website||(Dutch) Labour Party website|
Mariëtte Iris Hamer (born 7 June 1958 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch politician and former civil servant, educator and trade union leader. As a member of the Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid) she was an MP between 19 May 1998 and 10 September 2014. From January 2008 to June 2010 she was Parliamentary group leader. She focused on matters of labour economics, day care and emancipation. In the past she (also) focused on matters of education, social affairs. Since 10 September 2014 Hamer has been chair of the Social-Economic Council, she succeeded Wiebe Draijer. In the House of Representatives Hamer was succeeded by Henk Leenders.
Hamer studied linguistics at the University of Amsterdam. She was co-founder and chairwoman of the National Students' Trade Union (LSVb) and worked as an educator and at the Dutch Ministry of Education.
- "Mariëtte Hamer benoemd tot nieuwe voorzitter SER". Parlement.com. 29 August 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
- "Krol (50PLUS) en Leenders (PvdA) keren terug in Tweede Kamer". Parlement.com. 10 September 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
- (Dutch) Parlement.com biography
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