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Lara Comi

Lara Comi
Personal details
Born (1983-02-18) 18 February 1983
Garbagnate Milanese, Italy
Political party Forza Italia, The People of Freedom
Alma mater Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Lara Comi (born 18 February 1983) is an Italian Member of European Parliament.

Education and early career

Comi received a bachelor's degree in economics in 2005 from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. In 2007 she earned a master's in economics from Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, also in Milan.

She held internships at the Uruguayan consulate in Italy and Beiersdorf Italy, and was a brand manager for Giochi Preziosi.[1]


She was a spokeswoman for Forza Italia in Saronno from 2002 to 2005, was an assistant to Mariastella Gelmini, and in 2004 was youth coordinator for Forza Italia in Lombardy.[2] In the Italian general election of 2008 she unsuccessfully ran for the Chamber of Deputies in Lombardy. In the European election of 2009 she was returned as MEP for North-West Italy for the People of Freedom (Il Popolo della Libertà) with 63,158 votes.

In the seventh European Parliament she was a member of the delegations for relations with Afghanistan (2009–10) and Latin America (2010–14), the delegation to the EU–Mexico Joint Parliamentary Committee (2010–14), and the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (2012–14).[3]

In March 2012 she was appointed by the People of Freedom as coordinator of the Province of Varese.[4]

As of 16 November 2013, with the dissolution of the People of Freedom, she is a member of the re-formed Forza Italia.[5]

In the European election of 2014, Comi retained her seat in North-West Italy, this time with 83,987 votes. She was chosen as vice-president of the European People's Party group for the eighth European Parliament.[6] She serves on the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and the delegation for relations with the United States.[7]


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  2. ^ "Scheda personale al Parlamento europeo". Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Lara COMI". Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Lara Comi è stata eletta coordinatore provinciale del Pdl di Varese". 5 March 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Composizione del gruppo FORZA ITALIA - IL POPOLO DELLA LIBERTA' - BERLUSCONI PRESIDENTE". Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Lara Comi eletta vicepresidente del Gruppo PPE al Parlamento europeo". 4 June 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Lara Comi eletta vicepresidente del Gruppo PPE al Parlamento europeo". Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
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