Vice-President of the Government and Minister for the Presidency, Parliamentary Relations and Equality

María del Carmen Calvo Poyato


  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Law from the University of Seville.
  • Doctorate in Constitutional Law from the University of Cordoba.

Professional experience

  • Tenured Professor in Constitutional Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Cordoba.
  • Secretary-General of the University of Cordoba from 1994 to 1996.
  • Director of the Economic and Social Council of Cordoba from 1994 to 1996 and Secretary of the Inter-University Institute of Criminology of Andalusia from 1992 to 1996.
  • Member of Regional Parliament (head of list for Cordoba to the Regional Parliament of Andalusia) from 2000 to 2004.
  • Member of Parliament (head of list for Cordoba) from 2004 to 2011.
  • Councillor for Culture of Regional Government of Andalusia from 1996 to 2004.
  • Minister for Culture from 2004 to 2007.
  • First Deputy Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament from 2007 to 2008.
  • President of the Committee for Equality of the Lower House of Parliament from 2008 to 2011.
  • Secretary of Equality Department of the Federal Executive Committee of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (CEF-PSOE) from 2017.

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