Esther de LANGE

Country: Netherlands
  • BRU:
    ASP 08E201 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845954
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849954
  • STR:
    LOW T09055 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175954
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179954
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Vice-Chair - Financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance
  • Vice-Chair - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
  • Member - Christen Democratisch Appèl
  • Member - Russia
  • Member - Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Substitute - United States
  • Substitute - Industry, Research and Energy
  • Chair - Relations with National Parliaments and National Parties
  • Vice-Chair - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - EPP Group Heads of National Delegation

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1975. Friesland, Groningen, Drenthe en Overijssel. Bachelor European Affairs, The Hague School of European Studies (1993-1998). Political science, Université de Lyon (1995-1996). International Affairs, Université de Bruxelles (M.A.) (1999-2001). Project officer at FEANTSA (European Federation of National Organisations working with the Homeless) (1998). Assistant European Affairs two German sector organisations (fruit juice and spirit drinks) (1998-1999). Advisor Albert Jan Maat MEP (1999-2007). Member and subsequently president professional orientation committee HEBO Maastricht (since 2003). President CDA youth (CDJA) Working Group Agriculture (2000-2004). Member Working Group Foreign Affairs CDA women (CDAV) (2001-2007). Board member and subsequently secretary CDA Belgium-Luxembourg (2001-2007). MEP since 2007.



EUROCORPS' soldiers do a military simulation on the ground with chariot, trucks, guns, weapons and some wounded soldiers
04.12.2017 - 18:15

National parliaments debate future of European defence

During the 26th annual Summit of Chairmen of EPP Parliamentary Groups, the future of defence took centre stage in the debate between European and national Members of Parliament from the EPP family. Esther de Lange, Vice-Chair of the EPP Group and...
26.06.2017 - 18:22

EPP parties in national parliaments: reach out to citizens to shape future of Europe

During the 25th summit of Chairs of EPP-affiliated groups in national parliaments, speakers called on Europe to reach out to all citizens to shape a common parliamentary position on the future of Europe reflection paper presented by the European...
Esther De Lange MEP
11.11.2016 - 10:54

Future of Europe: provide answers or lose trust of voters

EPP-affiliated group leaders from the national parliaments met this week to discuss the future of Europe. Just before the American elections, it was clear that traditional parties need to listen better to the concerns of citizens and provide...


Press releases

World glove on The field
06.02.2018 - 11:57

ETS reform crucial for transition to low-carbon economy

The reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) will be crucial to achieve the EU’s CO2 reduction goals. It creates a Modernisation Fund to help the EU’s Central European Member States...
Climate change
09.11.2017 - 08:08

CO2 emissions: EU finalises ETS reform

The EU has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals. Late last night, representatives of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of...
Credit card security
11.10.2017 - 12:54

Fresh momentum for Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS)

EDIS Rapporteur, Esther de Lange MEP, has welcomed the publication of the European Commission’s Communication on completing the Banking Union. The Communication sets out a new, possible way...



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