Jakob Wedemeijer is to be the new alderman for Eindhoven. He is the candidate of the SP put forward as replacement of Bianca van Kaathoven. He is to start from May 31.
Jakob Wedemeijer is an immigration lawyer in Alkmaar. He is the owner of a lawyers’ office. He is also politically active in Heerhugowaard, with the SP, for which he is the party chairman.
The SP is very happy with the choice of the new candidate. ‘We had to choose the ideal candidate in a very short time frame’, says Corina Lathouwers of the SP. ‘We are very satisfied that we have find a very competent person who would be able to handle the difficult issues quickly. And at the same time someone with a SP-mentality.’
Wedemijer will officially respond once he has he becomes the new alderman on May 31i.
Translator: Jennifer den Dekker