Meritxell Batet

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Meritxell Batet

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President of the Congress of Deputies
Assumed office
21 May 2019
MonarchFelipe VI
Preceded byAna Pastor Julián
Minister for Territorial Policy and Civil Service
In office
7 June 2018 – 20 May 2019
MonarchFelipe VI
Prime MinisterPedro Sánchez
Preceded bySoraya Sáenz de Santamaría Territorial Administrations
Cristóbal Montoro
Civil Service
Succeeded byLuis Planas
Member of the Congress of Deputies
Assumed office
21 May 2019
ConstituencyBarcelona
In office
13 July 2016 – 15 June 2018
ConstituencyBarcelona
In office
13 January 2016 – 19 July 2016
ConstituencyMadrid
In office
2 April 2004 – 13 January 2016
ConstituencyBarcelona
Personal details
Born (1973-03-19) March 19, 1973 (age 47)
Barcelona, Catalonia, Kingdom of Spain
Political partySocialists' Party of Catalonia
Spouse(s)José María Lassalle 2005-2016
Alma materPompeu Fabra University
OccupationJurist, academic and politician

Meritxell Batet Lamaña (born 19 March 1973) is a Spanish jurist and politician. She is a member of the Socialists' Party of Catalonia. In May 2019, she was elected as President of the Congress of Deputies.[1] Before this, she was Minister for Territorial Policy and Civil Service of the Government of Spain between June 2018 and May 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sánchez elige a Meritxell Batet presidenta del Congreso y a Manuel Cruz del Senado". El Español (in Spanish). 2019-05-17. Retrieved 2020-03-07.