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 67)
Pogliano Milanese, Lombardy, Italy
Nationality Italian
Political party Christian Democracy
Italian People's Party
Democracy is Freedom – The Daisy
Democratic Party
Occupation Political scientist

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. In this capacity, she is the Parliament’s rapporteur on the introduction of 5G.[2]

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).[3][4] She is also a member of the European Parliament Intergroup on Integrity (Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Organized Crime)[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Massa, Fabio (17 April 2009). "Patrizia Toia: "Mattioli sbaglia a parlare di disagio dei cattolici. Finiamola con le liti. Cofferati? Non criminalizziamolo"" [Patrizia Toia: "Mattioli Is Wrong on Talking about Catholics' Uneasiness. Let's Come to an End with Quarrels. Cofferati? Don't Blame Him"]. (in Italian). Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  2. ^ 5G internet by 2020: Parliament/Council deal European Parliament, press release of December 15, 2016.
  3. ^ Supporters MEP Heart Group.
  4. ^ Supporters MEP Heart Group.
  5. ^ Members of the European Parliament on Integrity (Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Organized Crime) European Parliament.

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