Renate Sommer

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Renate Sommer
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Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
1 July 1999
Constituency Germany
Personal details
Born (1958-09-10) 10 September 1958 (age 59)
Bochum, Germany
Political party  German
Christian Democratic Union
European People's Party

Renate Sommer (born 10 September 1958) is a German politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Germany. She is a member of the Christian Democratic Union, part of the European People's Party.[1]

Member of the European Parliament[edit]

Between 1999 and 2009, Sommer served on the Committee on Transport and Tourism. From 2009 to 2014, she was a member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Since 2014, she has been a member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.

Since 2014, Sommer has been the president of the European Parliament Beer Club. She opposes any EU-wide approach to alcohol regulation, citing cultural differences across countries.[2]

Other activities[edit]


  1. ^ "Renate SOMMER". Your MEPs. European Parliament. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Aleksandra Terzieva (May 27, 2015), Pharma wins first round in booze battle Politico Europe.