Tiny Kox

Martinus Josephus Maria “ Tiny “ Kox (born May 6, 1953 in Zeelst ) is a Dutch politician. As a member of the Socialist Party (SP) has-been he was member of the Senate as well as Senate leader since 10 June 2003.


Kox studied law at Tilburg University . From 1975 to 1978 he worked in Tilburg law center , in 1978 at the municipality of Oosterhout , and from 1978 to 1982 again he was a member of the Tilburg law center. From 1981 to 1994 he was editor-in-chief of Tribune , SP’s member magazine, and from 1982 to 1999 he was SP faction leader of the municipal council of Tilburg. Moreover, he has been exercising several jobs in the executive party.

Since June 2003 Kox has been a member of the Senate. He is also chairman of the Party of the European Left in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and a member of the SP’s policy institute .

At the general election of 2006 Kox Was Elected as a member in the House of Representatives goal Did not take His seat member, in order to continue serving in the Senate. [1]


  1. Jump up^ Tiny Kox blijft SP in Senaat leiden, Website SP, 24 November 2006.