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also known as Laura González Alvarez

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Laura González Álvarez is a political Asturian member and a councilor of the General Junta of the Principality of Asturias. In 2007 she left her position and decided to leave active politics.

Education

She studied medicine in Spain.

Career

She worked as an assistant in the ambulatory clinic of Avilés and since 1976 in the Hospital of St. Augustine, where she was a member of Workers Commissions during the 1980's. Member of the Communist Party of Spain since 1973, during the first democratic elections in 1979 she was elected to the seat of councilor of Avilés, this case repeated in the municipal elections of 1983 and 1987. In the regional elections of 1991 she was elected deputy to the General Junta of the Principality of Asturias from the Left coalition. She was the president of the Chamber until she resigned on 8 of January, 1993.Vocational training in health care.

Workers' Commissions (healthcare), member of company union committee (1977). Member of the IU regional executive in Asturias and of the IU national executive.

Member of Avilés City Council (1979). Member of the Regional Government of Asturias (1979). President of the Parliament of Asturias (1991).

Vice-chairperson of the GUE/NGL Group (1994).

Member of NGOs active in the areas of: women's rights; solidarity; help for drug addicts.

Works

  • Reports

    • Reports of the European Parliament

Politics

She is a Member of the Communist Party of Spain since 1973. In 2003 was re-elected and was appointed Minister of Housing and welfare of Asturias. In 2007 she left her position and decided to leave active politic. Then she was nominated by IU of Asturias in the general elections of 2008, but didn't get seat.

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Communism

Membership

  • United Left , Spain

    1994

Interests

  • Philosophers & Thinkers

    Carl Marks