Minister for Defence

Margarita Robles Fernández

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Born in Leon in 1956.

Academic training

  • Bachelor's Degree in Law from University of Barcelona

Political and professional career

  • Minister for Defence (June 2018-present)
  • MP for Avila (2019-February 2020)
  • MP for Madrid in Lower House of Parliament (2016-2018)
  • Socialist Parliamentary Group Spokesperson in Lower House of Parliament (2017-2018)
  • Chair of the Justice Committee in Lower House of Parliament (2016-2017)
  • Supreme Court Third Division Judge (2004-2016)
  • Member of General Council of the Judiciary (2008-2013)
  • Supreme Court Judge of Litigation Division of (2004)
  • National High Court Judge of Administrative Division (1996-2004)
  • State Secretary for Home Affairs of Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs (1994-1996)
  • Under-Secretary of Ministry of Justice (1993-1994)
  • President of Provincial High Court of Barcelona (1991-1993)
  • Judge in Balaguer, San Feliu de Llobregat and Bilbao (1981-1993)

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