Meindert Leerling

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Meindert Leerling

Meindert Leerling (born 11 January 1936 in Heerjansdam) is a Dutch former politician, television director and (sports) journalist.

As a member of the Reformatory Political Federation (Reformatorische Politieke Federatie) he was a member of the Dutch House of Representatives as well as Parliamentary leader from 1981 to 1994.

Previously he worked as a television director and RTV journalist for the Evangelical Broadcasting (Evangelische Omroep) and as a sports journalist for several newspapers.

Meindert Leerling has been married twice (his first wife died in 1999) and is a member of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN).