Mariëtte Hamer

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Mariëtte Hamer
Mariëtte Hamer 2010.jpg
Mariëtte Hamer in 2010
Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
In office
19 May 1998 – 10 September 2014
Parliamentary leader - Labour Party
House of Representatives
In office
22 January 2008 – 10 June 2010
Preceded by Jacques Tichelaar
Succeeded by Job Cohen
Personal details
Born Mariëtte Iris Hamer
(1958-06-07) 7 June 1958 (age 60)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid - PvdA)
Residence Maassluis, Netherlands
Alma mater University of Amsterdam (M.A., Linguistics)
Occupation Politician, civil servant, educator, trade union leader
Website (in Dutch) Labour Party website

Mariëtte Iris Hamer (born 7 June 1958) is a Dutch politician and former civil servant, educator and trade union leader. As a member of the Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid) she was an MP between 19 May 1998 and 10 September 2014. From January 2008 to June 2010 she was Parliamentary group leader. She focused on matters of labour economics, day care and emancipation. In the past she (also) focused on matters of education, social affairs. Since 10 September 2014 Hamer has been chair of the Social-Economic Council, she succeeded Wiebe Draijer.[1] In the House of Representatives Hamer was succeeded by Henk Leenders.[2]

Hamer studied linguistics at the University of Amsterdam. She was co-founder and chairwoman of the National Students' Trade Union (LSVb) and worked as an educator and at the Dutch Ministry of Education.


  1. ^ "Mariëtte Hamer benoemd tot nieuwe voorzitter SER". 29 August 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Krol (50PLUS) en Leenders (PvdA) keren terug in Tweede Kamer". 10 September 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014. 

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Marijke van Hees
Chairwoman of the Labour Party
Succeeded by
Ruud Koole