Wybren van Haga

Dutch politician
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Wybren Ridley van Haga (born 31 January 1967 in The Hague) is a Dutch independent politician, formerly a member of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) and Forum for Democracy (FVD).

Wybren van Haga
Parliamentary group leader Group Van Haga / Member Van Haga
Assumed office
13 May 2021
In office
24 September 2019 – 1 December 2020
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
31 October 2017
Municipal councillor of Haarlem
In office
21 October 2010 – 31 October 2017
Personal details
Wybren Ridley van Haga

(1967-01-31) 31 January 1967 (age 57)
The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Political partyBV NL (2021-)
Group Van Haga (2021-)
FVD (2020-2021)
Member Van Haga (2019-2020)
VVD (1982-2019)
ResidenceHaarlem, North Holland, Netherlands
Alma materDelft University of Technology

Van Haga studied engineering at Delft University of Technology and worked at Shell in Gabon, Scotland, and Oman. He was director of a homecare organization called KennemerZorg and exploits real estate.

He was a member of the municipal council of Haarlem from 2010 to 2017. Since 31 October 2017, he has been an MP, until September 2019 for the VVD, until December 2020 as an independent MP, and until May 2021 for the FVD.

Since 13 May 2021, he has been parliamentary group leader of the Group Van Haga, which consists of himself and two other former FVD MPs.[1]

In July 2021, he founded the BVNL (Belang voor Nederland) party.

References change

  1. Three MP's ditch FvD after multiple Covid-19 controversies with leader Baudet, NL Times, 13 May 2021

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