Eigil Andersen, born March 25th 1953 in Karup, son of incumbent Aage Andersen and social worker Anna Andersen. Married to Hannah Aagaard-Jensen 2008. Father of Asbjørn Andersen, born in 1986.
Former spokesman on labour market and housing.
Active in trade union work in the Danish Union of Journalists 1982-1992. Leisure secretary for the Danish Union of Journalists in East Jutland 1988-1992. Member of the executive committee of the Socialist People's Party 1995-2008. Chairman of the Socialist People's Party's Specialist National Committee, elected at the party's national meeting 1999-2010.
Co-author of the books »Ikke et ord om ytringsfrihed« (Not a Word about Freedom of Expression), 1977, and »Folketingets udvalg 1950-75« (The Committees of the Danish Parliament 1950-65), 1977.
Received the Danish Trades Union Congress cultural award for journalism on the labour market 1989.
The biography is no longer updated from June 20th 2015.