President of the Congress of Deputies facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
President of the
Congress of Deputies
Coat of Arms of the Congress of Spain.svg
Ministra Batet 2018.jpg
Incumbent
Meritxell Batet

since 21 May 2019
Congress of Deputies
Style The Most Excellent
Seat Palacio de las Cortes,
Madrid
Nominator Major parties
Appointer The Congress of Deputies
Term length The duration of the Congress' meeting; normally four years with no limit.
Constituting instrument Spanish Constitution
Inaugural holder Ramón Lázaro de Dou y de Bassols
Formation September 24, 1810
Deputy Vice Presidents of the Congress
Salary 194,548 annually (2017)
Website www.congreso.es

The president of the Congress of Deputies (Spanish: Presidente del Congreso de los Diputados) is the speaker of the Congress of Deputies, the lower house of the Cortes Generales (the Spanish parliament). The president is elected among the members of the Congress and it is, after the king and the prime minister, the highest authority in Spain.


President of the Congress of Deputies Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.