Marcel van Dam

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Marcel Parcival Arthur van Dam (Dutch pronunciation: [mɑrˈsɛl vɑn ˈdɑm]; born 30 January 1938) is a retired Dutch politician and journalist. He is a member of the Labour Party (PvdA).[1] He was born in Utrecht, Netherlands. He had roles in the Joop den Uyl and Dries van Agt governments.

Van Dam was a member of the House of Representatives from 1977 until 1981 and again from 1982 until 1986. He was the State Secretary for Housing and Spatial Planning from 1973 until 1977. He later was Minister of Housing and Spatial Planning from 1981 until 1982.

He also worked as a political commentator for de Volkskrant.

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  1. "De hobbelstrategie" (in Dutch). De Groene Amsterdammer. 25 October 1995. Retrieved 15 August 2017.