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 66)
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.



  • 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

Member of the European Parliament[edit]

In the European Parliament, Toia serves 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.

In addition, Toia is a member of the MEP Heart Group (sponsored by the European Heart Network (EHN) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)), a group of parliamentarians who have an interest in promoting measures that will help reduce the burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVD).[2][3] She is also a member of the European Parliament Intergroup on Integrity (Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Organized Crime)[4]

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