Party affiliation: Portuguese Communist Party
Deputy, Constituent Assembly and Assembly of the Republic, since 1976. Former Union Leader, Metal Workers Union. Member, Partido Communista Português (Portuguese Communist Party) Central Committee.
Vice-President and Member of the Secretariat of Partido Communista Português (Portuguese Communist Party) Parliamentary Group. Vice-President, Parliamentary Committee on Employment. Member, Executive Committee, Coordinating Body of Workers Committees in the Lisbon Area.