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Hubertus Heil

Hubertus Heil

German Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)

Hubertus Heil

Hubertus Heil has been Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs since March 2018. He was born in Hildesheim on November 03, 1972 and joined the Social Democratic Party (SPD) in 1988. He studied political science and sociology at the University of Potsdam and at the University of Hagen.

In 1998, he was elected as a member of the German Bundestag for the first time. In the SPD, he held the office of Secretary-General from 2005 to 2009, was deputy chairman of the SPD parliamentary group between 2009 and 2017, and has been a member of the SPD executive committee since 2011.

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