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|Second Vice President of the Congress of Deputies|
3 December 2019
|Preceded by||Alfonso Rodríguez Gómez de Celis|
1 April 2008 – 13 December 2011
|Preceded by||Jordi Vilajoana|
|Succeeded by||Jaime Javier Barrero|
|President of the Congress of Deputies|
19 July 2016 – 20 May 2019
|Vice President||José Ignacio Prendes
Rosa María Romero
María Gloria Elizo
|Preceded by||Patxi López|
|Succeeded by||Meritxell Batet|
|Minister of Development|
22 December 2011 – 19 July 2016
|Prime Minister||Mariano Rajoy|
|Preceded by||José Blanco López|
|Succeeded by||Íñigo de la Serna|
|Minister of Health, Social Services and Equality|
10 July 2002 – 18 April 2004
|Prime Minister||José María Aznar|
|Preceded by||Celia Villalobos|
|Succeeded by||Elena Salgado|
|Member of the Congress of Deputies|
1 March 1996
11 November 1957 |
|Spouse(s)||José Benito Suárez Costa|
|Alma mater||University of Salamanca|
Ana María Pastor Julián (born 11 November 1957) is a Spanish doctor and politician for the People's Party who served as President of the Congress of Deputies from 19 July 2016 to 20 May 2019. Previously she was Minister of Health from 2002 to 2004 and Minister of Public Works from 2011 to 2016. Since 20 May 2019 is the Second Vice President of the Congress of Deputies.
Ana Pastor Julián was born in Cubillos del Pan, Zamora, she has a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Salamanca and was an officer of the Senior Public Health and Health Administration.
She has been Head of Health Service Planning of the delegation of provincial council of Pontevedra of Minister of Health of the Xunta de Galicia (Galician Government), and primary care manager in the province of Pontevedra and provincial council director of the Galician Health Service, SERGAS (Galician Health Service). She was general director of the General Mutual State Civil Servants (Muface). In the People's Party XV Congress she was elected executive secretary of Social Policy. She also became the coordinator of Social Participation of the party. She has represented Pontevedra Province in the Spanish Congress of Deputies since 2000, becoming second vice president of the Bureau of the Congress of Deputies until 13 December 2011. On 22 December 2011, she was appointed Minister of Public Works and Transport of Spain.
On 11 March 2020, during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Pastor confirmed via Twitter she had tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.
President of Congress
On 18 July 2016 Pastor was designated by Mariano Rajoy as the People's Party candidate for President of Congress, with the support of Citizens. As speaker, she headed the lower house's nine-member executive committee.
Ana Pastor Julián has been a patroness of Foundation for Analysis and Social Studies (FAES).
- Chile: Grand Cross of the Order of Merit (28 October 2014)
- Peru: Grand Cross of the Order of the Sun of Peru (27 February 2019)
- Portugal: Grand cross of the Order of Christ (Portugal) (15 April 2018)
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