Patrizia Toia

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Patrizia Toia
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Patrizia Toia in 2014
Member of European Parliament for Italy
In office
Personal details
Born (1950-03-17) March 17, 1950 (age 65)
Pogliano Milanese, Lombardy, Italy
Nationality Italian
Political party Christian Democracy
Italian People's Party
Democracy is Freedom – The Daisy
Democratic Party
Occupation Political scientist
Religion Roman Catholicism[1]

Patrizia Toia (born 17 March 1950 in Pogliano Milanese) is an Italian politician and Member of the European Parliament for North-West with Democratic Party, part of the group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy.

She is a substitute for the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, a member of the Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee and a substitute for the Delegation to the EU-Mexico Joint Parliamentary Committee.



  • 1975-1985: Municipal Councillor of Vanzago (Milan)
  • 1994-1995: Member of Lombardy Regional Council (1985–1995), Member of Regional Executive with responsibility for coordination of social services (1989–1990), health (1990–1991) and the budget
  • 1995-1996: Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy
  • 1996-2001: Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Community Policies, Minister for Relations with Parliament
  • 1996-2004: Senator

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