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Members of the Parliament of Catalonia - Joan Saura I Laporta, Pere Esteve I Abad, Josep Piqu I Camps, Raimon Obiols I Germ (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Members of the Parliament of Catalonia - Joan Saura I Laporta, Pere Esteve I Abad, Josep Piqu I Camps, Raimon Obiols I Germ...

Members of the Parliament of Catalonia - Joan Saura I Laporta, Pere Esteve I Abad, Josep Piqu I Camps, Raimon Obiols I Germ (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Joan Saura i Laporta was born in Barcelona, Catalonia, in 1950. He studied at the Escola d'Enginyeria Tcnica (Technical Engineering School), where he specialized in Industrial Chemistry. In the beginning, he was devoted to the trade union and the neighbourhood: he enrolled into the CCOO in 1973, while he was working for the electrics company FECSA, and cofounded the La Florida Neighbourhood Association, in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, 1974. He became town councillor in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat for the PSUC party in the first democratic local elections in 1979, where he participated in the formation of the government, and remained a councillor until 1991. He also chaired (from 1983 to 1987) the Public Transport commission in Barcelona. He was elected for the third and fourth Legislatures (1988 to 1995) as deputy for Barcelona in the Catalan Parliament for the ICV party. He was the spokesperson of his party's group and became its president in 1993. In this Parliament he has held several positions, including membership in the Economy, Finances and Budget commission, in the Industry commission, Territorial Politics as well as various others. On 3 March 1996 he was elected to the Spanish Congress of Deputies representing Barcelona Province and was re-elected at the subsequent election on 12 March 2000, where he was involved in several Parliamentary Commissions (such as Environment and Defense). As a deputy, Joan Saura promoted several initiatives, such as a rise in the minimum wage, a fight against workplace abuses by employers, same-sex marriage and the Tobin tax. Additionally, he was strongly opposed to other ones: the Plan Hidrolgico Nacional (PHN), the reform of the labour market law, the quality in teaching law, the politic... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=1074837

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-24925-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-24925-X
Barcode: 9781158249251

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