Matthijs Huizing

Matthijs Egbert Huizing (born 10 October 1960 in Leiden) is a Dutch politician and former (sports) manager. As a member of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie) he was a MP since 26 October 2010 until 6 December 2013. He left after he had been recently arrested for driving under the influence.[1] He focused on matters of supervisors, accountancy, social security, aviation, ship transport, inland navigation and harbors.

From 1980 to 1984 he was a member and also VVD fraction leader of the municipal council of the ward Kralingen-Crooswijk and from 2002 to 2008 and also till 2007 VVD fraction leader of the municipal council of Oegstgeest.

Huizing studied economics (BA) as well as administration of business (MA) at Erasmus University Rotterdam.


  1. "VVD-Kamerlid opgestapt vanwege rijden onder invloed" (in Dutch). NRC Handelsblad. 7 December 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013.

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