Kees van der Staaij

Dutch politician

Cornelis Gerrit "Kees" van der Staaij (born 12 September 1968 in Vlaardingen) is a Dutch politician of the Reformed Political Party (SGP). He has been political leader since 2010.

Kees van der Staaij
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Parliamentary group leader
Assumed office
10 May 2010
Preceded byBas van der Vlies
Party leader
Assumed office
27 March 2010
Preceded byBas van der Vlies
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
19 May 1998
Personal details
Born
Cornelis Gerrit van der Staaij

(1968-09-12) 12 September 1968 (age 53)
Vlaardingen, South Holland, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyReformed Political Party (SGP) (1986-)
ResidenceBenthuizen, South Holland, Netherlands
Alma materLeiden University
Websitewww.parlement.com

Education and careerEdit

He has been a member of the Second Chamber since 1998 and parliamentary leader since 2010.

Van der Staaij studied law at Leiden University and worked at the Council of State.

He has written some books on the Christian faith and politics. He is a Reformed Christian, and a strong supporter of Biblical values.

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