Tankred Schipanski, Christian Democratic Union (CDU), was born on 30 December 1976. He studied law at the universities of Bayreuth and Vienna, has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2009. He is the Digital Policy Spokesman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary Group, and member of the Committee on the Digital Agenda, the Committee on Education, Research and Technology Assessment as well as Constant Representative in the Budget Committee of the German Bundestag. Schipanski is an Alternate Member of the German Delegation in the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA).
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