|Intro||German politician, tailor and teacher|
|Is||Politician Tailor Teacher|
|Field||Academia Fashion Politics|
|Birth||11 November 1970, Porz, Germany|
|Politics||Social Democratic Party of Germany|
Rita Hagl-Kehl (born 11 November 1970) is a German politician of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) who has been serving as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Bavaria since 2013. In 2018, she was appointed Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection in the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Born in Porz, North Rhine-Westphalia, Hagl-Kehl worked as a teacher in Freyung from 2008 until 2013.
Hagl-Kehl first became a member of the Bundestag in the 2013 German federal election. In parliament, she was a member of the Committee on Agriculture and the Committee on Transport and Digital Infrastructure from 2014 until 2017. In that capacity, she served as her parliamentary group's rapporteur on organic farming, pesticides, fertilisers, soil protection, water protection and sustainability. In addition to her committee assignments, she has been a member of the German-Egyptian Parliamentary Friendship Group since 2018.
Since 2018, Hagl-Kehl has been serving as Parliamentary State Secretary for Justice and Consumer Protection, under minister Christine Lambrecht.