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Bastiaan Belder

Bastiaan (Bas) Belder (born October 25, 1946 in Ridderkerk, South Holland) is a Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament with the SGP, part of the Europe of Freedom and Democracy Group and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs. Belder himself is a member of the SGP, the Reformed Political Party .

He is a substitute for the Committee on International Trade and the Committee on Budgets.

Furthermore he is chairman of the delegation for the relations between the European Parliament and Israel.

Education

Career

  • 1969-1984: Secondary school teacher (Rotterdam)
  • 1984-1999: Foreign editor/commentator Reformatorisch Dagblad (Apeldoorn)
  • since 1999: Member of the European Parliament
  • 1999-2004: First Chairman of the Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 2009-: Chairman of the Delegation for the relations with Israel

Personal life

Bas Belder is a member of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN).

See also

References

  • (Dutch) Parlement.com biography

External links

  • European Parliament biography of Bas Belder (incl. Speeches, Questions and Motions)
  • financial interests (Dutch)
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