Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party
Former Vice-President, Social Democratic Party Oporto Political Committee. Former Town Councillor, Gondomar. Deputy, Constituent Assembly 1975.
Deputy, Assembly of the Republic, since 1980. Former Member, Social Democratic Party National Political Committee, Gondomar. Former Member, Social Democratic Party National Council.
National Secretary, Uniao Genal de Trabalhadores (UGT, General Workers Union. National Secretary, Trabalhadores Sociais Demócratas (TSD, Union of Social Democratic Workers). SecretaryGeneral, SITESC.
Office Employee; President, SITESCOOP.