Ulrike Rodust

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Ulrike Rodust

Member of the European Parliament
In office
29 August 2008 – 2019
ConstituencyGermany
Personal details
Born (1949-06-04) 4 June 1949 (age 71)
Quakenbrück, Lower Saxony, Germany
Political party German
Social Democratic Party
 European Union
Party of European Socialists

Ulrike Rodust (born 4 June 1949) is a German politician who served as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2008 until 2019. She is a member of the Social Democratic Party, part of the Party of European Socialists.[1]

Between 1993 and 2008, Rodust was a member of the Landtag of Schleswig-Holstein.

Parliamentary service[edit]

In addition to her committee assignments, Rodust serves as a member of the European Parliament Intergroup on Western Sahara[2] and of the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBT Rights.[3] She is one of the vice chairs of the European Parliament Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas.[4] In 2013, she represented the Parliament in the negotiations on a reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) for the budgetary period of 2014-2020.[5]

In May 2018, Rodust announced that she would not stand in the 2019 European elections but instead resign from active politics by the end of the parliamentary term.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ulrike RODUST | History of parliamentary service | MEPs | European Parliament". Europarl.europa.eu. Retrieved 2017-04-09.
  2. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on Western Sahara.
  3. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on LGBTI Rights.
  4. ^ Chair & Board European Parliament Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas.
  5. ^ Dave Keating (May 2, 2013), MEPs threaten to halt CFP talks European Voice.
  6. ^ Debatte um Rodust-Nachfolge Lübecker Nachrichten, May 28, 2018.