Mady Delvaux-Stehres

Mady Delvaux-Stehres (born 11 October 1950) is a Luxembourg politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament from 2014 until 2019. She served as Minister of Transport from 1994 to 1999 and as Minister of Health, Social Security, Youth and Sport from 1989 to 1994.

Mady Delvaux

Member of the European Parliament
In office
Minister of Transport
In office
14 October 1994  6 May 1999
Prime Minister
Preceded byJohn Lorent
Succeeded byRoger Negri
Minister of Health, Social Security, Youth and Sport
In office
20 June 1989  14 October 1994
Prime MinisterJacques Santer
Preceded byDavid Litt
Succeeded bySandra Alder
Personal details
Mady Marion Delvaux

(1950-10-11) 11 October 1950 (age 70)
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Political party Luxembourgish
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party
Party of European Socialists
Spouse(s)Jean Stehres
Alma materUniversity of Paris

Education and early career

Delvaux-Stehres studied classical literature in Paris and became a teacher at a lycée Michel Rodange in Luxembourg.

Political career

Delvaux-Stehres has been a member of the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party since 1974 and in 1987 became a member of the city council of Luxembourg. She gave up her teaching post in 1989 when she entered government as secretary of State for Health, Social Security, Youth, and Sport. She was Minister for Transport between 1994 and 1999, and from 2004 to 2013 Minister for Education.

From 2014 Delvaux-Stehres served as a Member of the European Parliament. In addition to her committee assignments, Delvaux-Stehres was a member of the European Parliament's Advisory Committee on the Conduct of Members.[1][2]

In 2017, Delvaux-Stehres proposed a robot tax as part of a draft bill imposing ethical standards for robots in the European Union. However, the European Parliament rejected this aspect when it voted on the law.[3]