Netherlands – country profile

16.7 million
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26 MEPs   EPP (5)   S&D (3)   ALDE (6)   G/EFA (3)   ECR (1)   EFD (1)   GUE/NGL (2)   NI (5)

Go to the list of candidates for the 2014 electionMore details on current MEPs (EP website)

Neelie Kroes – Vice-President responsible for the Digital Agenda ALDE
2010-: Vice-President responsible for the Digital Agenda
2004-2010: Commissioner for Competition
1982-1989: Dutch Transport, Public Works and Water Management Minister

See our assessment of Neelie Kroes’ commitments and achievementsWebsite

Neelie Kroes

Mark Rutte – Minister-President ALDE
People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) ALDE + Labour Party (PvdA) PES
13 votes
Next parliamentary elections scheduled for 2017
Mark Rutte

Burson-Marsteller Netherlands
Alexanderveld 9, 2585 DB Den Haag
+31 (0)70 302 11 00
Matthijs van Meerveld – Director, Public Affairs

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