Joyce Vermue

Joyce Vermue
Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
In office
22 September 2015  23 March 2017
Personal details
Born (1985-06-22) 22 June 1985
Oostburg, Netherlands
Political party Labour Party

Joyce Vermue (born 22 June 1985) is a Dutch politician, she was a member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands for the Labour Party between 22 September 2015 and 23 March 2017. She started in the House as temporary replacement of Manon Fokke. Since 5 November 2015 she permanently replaced Martijn van Dam. Previously Vermue served as municipal councillor of Sluis between 2010 and 2013.


Vermue was born on 22 June 1985 in Oostburg. After completing her high school education in Oostburg she studied social work at the Avans University of Applied Sciences in Breda between 2002 and 2006 and obtained a BA. She earned a further MA in 2011.[1] Vermue has worked for social work foundations since 2005 and has served as director of the Stichting Welzijn in West-Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen since September 2014.[1]

Vermue was member of the municipal council of Sluis for the Labour Party between April 2010 and September 2013.[1]

In the parliamentary elections of 2012 Vermue occupied number 48 on the Labour Party list and was not elected.[2][3] On 22 September 2015 she joined the House of Representatives of the Netherlands and started the temporary replacement of Manon Fokke who went on maternity leave.[4] On 5 November 2015 she became a permanent member of the House when fellow Labour Party MP Martijn van Dam joined the cabinet.[1][5] Her term in the House ended on 23 March 2017.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "J.G.P. (Joyce) Vermue" (in Dutch). Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  2. "Joyce Vermue als derde Zeeuw Tweede Kamer in" (in Dutch). Provinciale Zeeuwse Courant. 17 September 2015. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  3. "Vermue, J.G.P. (Joyce)" (in Dutch). Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  4. "Joyce Vermue vervangt in de Tweede Kamer vier maanden Manon Fokke" (in Dutch). 22 September 2015. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  5. "Joyce Vermue langer in Tweede Kamer" (in Dutch). Omroep Zeeland. 3 November 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
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