Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party
Delegate, Social Democratic Party Congresses. Member, Social Democratic Party Political Committee, Setúbal, 1975-1978. President, Social Democratic Party Setúbal Political District Committee, 1976-1983.
Deputy, Assembly of the Republic, since 1976. Member, Parliamentary Committee on Defence, since 1979. Member, Social Democratic Party National Council, 1981-1985.
Member, Social Democratic Party National Political Committee. Former Member, Permanent Committee of Social Democratic Party Parliamentary Group. Former Vice-President, Parliamentary Group.
Member, Higher Council of National Defence, 1983-1987. Member, Economics Committee. North Atlantic Assembly, 1985.
Former President, Parliamentary Committee on Regionalization. Former Vice-President, Parliamentary Committee on Television. Former Member Sub-Cttee. for Transatlantic Commercial Relations.
President, Social Democratic Party Committee, Setúbal, since 1987. Leader, PSD/PS bench, Setúbal Municipal Assembly. Vice-President, Parliamentary Committee on National Defence.
Member, Permanent Committee of the Assembly of the Republic.