Orla Østerby

Orla Østerby (born 29 February 1952 in Bækmarksbro) is a Danish politician, who is a member of the Folketing. He was elected in the 2019 Danish general election as a member of Conservative People's Party. He left the party in December 2020 and has been an independent member of the Folketing since.

Orla Østerby
Member of the Folketing
Assumed office
5 June 2019
ConstituencyWest Jutland
Personal details
Born (1952-02-29) 29 February 1952 (age 70)
Bækmarksbro, Denmark
Political partyConservative People's Party (until 2020)

Political careerEdit

Østerby was a substitute member of the Folketing from 15 December 2016 to 5 June 2019, substituting for Søren Pape Poulsen. In 2019 he was elected into parliament for the Conservative People's Party on his own mandate. He left the party on 4 December 2020 and continued in parliament as an independent politician.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Orla Østerby forlader de Konservative og bliver løsgænger i Folketinget". Berlingske.dk. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Orla Østerby (UFG)". Ft.dk. Retrieved 21 August 2021.

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