Eva-Britt Svensson


Eva-Britt Svensson

Eva-Britt Svensson (born 5 December 1946 in Värnamo, Småland) is a Swedish politician and Member of the European Parliament. She is a member of the Left Party, vice-chair of the EUL–NGL group, and vice-chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality.

She is also a member of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, a substitute for the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, a member of the delegation for relations with Israel, and a substitute for the delegation to the EU–Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee.

Svensson is known for favouring Europe-wide restrictions on freedom of speech to prevent perceived gender stereotyping [citeweb|url=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/2686538/EU-wants-to-ban-sexist-TV-commercials.html|title=EU wants to ban 'sexist' TV commercials|publisher=Daily Telegraph|date=2008-09-05|accessdate=2008-09-05] .

Career

* Political secretary of the Left Party (Vänsterpartiet) (1995-2004)
* Member of County Council for the Left Party (1995-2004)
* Member of the Left Party's Executive (since 2000)
* Member of executive committee
* Tenants' association Sweden (since 2000)
* Chair of the People's Movement No to the EU, Sweden (1992-2001)
* Vice-Chair of the People's Movement No to the EU, Sweden (since 2001)

External links

* [http://wwwdb.europarl.eu.int/ep6/owa/whos_mep.data?ilg=EN&iucd=28134 European Parliament biography]
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References


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