Martin Bosma

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Martin Bosma (born 16 July 1964 in Wormer) is a Dutch politician and former journalist. As a member of the Party for Freedom (Partij voor de Vrijheid, PVV) he has been an MP since 30 November 2006. He focuses on matters of higher education, mass media and culture.


Bosma studied political science with a specialization in public administration at the University of Amsterdam and sociology at the New School of Social Research in New York City.

He worked many years for several news media, first as a reporter for one of his local papers, De Zaanlander, and as one of the principal anchor men for Hoeksteen Live, a monthly cable TV program from the 1990s described as a "political Program with a Cultural supplement". [1] and then for outlets including CNN Business News, ABC's Nightline and NOS Journaal. From 2002 to 2004 he was director of the Dutch Radiogroup (Nederlandse Radiogroep) and from 2004 to 2006 he was active as a political consultant for PVV's predecessor Groep Wilders. In November 2006 he was elected into the Dutch House of Representatives. From 20 to 25 September 2012 he was Acting Speaker of the House of Representatives.



  1. ^ Derkzen, Sophie (27 June 2009). "Martin Bosma van de PVV". Vrij Nederland. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 

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