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Carola Schouten

Carola Schouten
Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
Assumed office
May 18, 2011
Preceded by André Rouvoet
Personal details
Born (1977-10-06) October 6, 1977
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party ChristianUnion (ChristenUnie - CU)
Spouse(s) Single
Residence Rotterdam, Netherlands
Alma mater Erasmus University Rotterdam (MSc in business administration)
Occupation Politician, civil servant
Religion Reformed Churches in the Netherlands (Liberated)
Website (Dutch) ChristianUnion website

C.J. (Carola) Schouten (born October 6, 1977 in 's-Hertogenbosch) is a Dutch politician. She is a member of the ChristianUnion (ChristenUnie) and since May 18, 2011 also a member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands, replacing André Rouvoet.

As an MP she focuses on the improvement of housing, financial and economic affairs, higher education and the maintenance of the pension scheme.

Schouten originates from Giessen in the Land of Heusden and Altena. She studied business administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam and worked at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment and for the parliamentary group of the ChristianUnion.

Carola Schouten is single, has a child and is a member of the Reformed Churches in the Netherlands (Liberated). She lives in Rotterdam.


  • (Dutch) biography
  • (Dutch) Giessense naar Tweede Kamer voor CU,, May 2, 2011
  • (Dutch) Carola Schouten voor ChristenUnie in Tweede Kamer, RTV Rijnmond, May 18, 2011

External links

  • (Dutch) House of Representatives biography
  • (Dutch) Maiden speech of Carola Schouten, Nieuwsbank, May 24, 2011

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