President of the Senate of Spain
|President of the Senate
Presidente del Senado
|Senate of Spain|
|Style||The Most Excellent|
|Seat||Palacio del Senado,|
|Term length||The duration of the Senate's meeting; normally four years with no limit.|
|Constituting instrument||Royal Statue (original)|
Spanish Constitution (current)
|Inaugural holder||The Duke of Bailén|
|Formation||April 16, 1834|
|Deputy||Vice Presidents of the Senate|
|Salary||€177,000 annually (2017)|
The President of the Senate of Spain is the speaker of the Spanish Senate, the upper house of Spain's Cortes Generales. It is the fourth leading political figure of the country after the Monarch (Head of State), the Prime Minister (Head of Government) and the President of the Congress of Deputies (Speaker of the Lower House).
He/She is elected by members of the Senate.
References[change | change source]
- "Estos son los cargos públicos de España que más cobran". www.publico.es. Retrieved 2019-06-04.
- "Catalan Socialists Batet and Cruz confirmed as Spanish parliament and senate speakers". VilaWeb (in Catalan). Retrieved 2019-06-04.