José Miguel Bravo de Laguna
Person - Bravo de Laguna Bermúdez, José Miguel (1944-)

Bravo de Laguna Bermúdez, José Miguel (1944-)




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Bravo de Laguna Bermúdez, José Miguel (1944-)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, España)  1944-07-28 - existente actualmente


Public prosecutor at the Regional Office in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. José Miguel graduated in Law from the Journalism Official School. He has been secretary at the Executive Board of Asticán (1978). In 1974 he participated in the setting-up of "Nueva Generación" Studies and Activities Society along with Ignacio Camuñas, and later on, he collaborated in the foundation of Popular Democratic Party, with liberal ideology. José Miguel was linked to the Democratic Board and the Democratic Convergence Platform, organizations against Franco between 1974 and 1976. PDP joined the Democratic Centre Union at the June 1977 general elections, being José Miguel elected deputy for Las Palmas. He also was a member of the National Political Board of UCD, and director-general of relationships with the Courts. José Miguel belonged to the group named Turkish Youth of UCD. He repeated again as a deputy of UCD for Las Palmas in the II (1979-1982) and III (1982-1986) Legislatures. In 1979, he was appointed adviser of the Minister of Presidency and later on, head of the Legal Consultancy of UCD. On December 1981, he became undersecretary of Budget and Public Expenditure of the Ministry of Treasury. On May 1984, once UCD disappeared, José Miguel joined the Liberal Party, from which he was the secretary-general and provisional president in Las Palmas. In the 1986 elections, the Liberal Party joined the Popular Coalition along with Popular Alliance and PDP. He was elected again deputy for Las Palmas, becoming as well the spokesperson of the Parliamentarian Group of Popular Coalition at the Congress. Few months later, José Miguel was involved in an incident in London, where he had to pay a fine due to a shoplifting in a department store. On 22nd October 1986, he resigned from all his posts at the party, staying his certificate of election. Then, he returned to his position as judge in the Canary Islands. In 1989, when AP became Popular Party, the Liberal Party joined it, so José Miguel came back to politics. He was the regional president of PP, elected in the VI Regional Congress of PP from Canary Islands, on 9th November 1991, and re-elected in 1993 and 1996. He had to resign from this post on June 1999 due to the poor results from the local and regional elections on 13rd June 1999, so José Manuel Soria replaced him. On January 1996, he was elected representative of the National Executive of PP in the XII National Congress of the party. He also worked as regional deputy (1991, 1995 and 1999 elections) and president of the Regional Parliament in 1995 and 1999, being forced to resign from it on October 1999.

Cortes Constituyentes, 1977-1979

Date of the event: 1977-07-13 - 1979-01-02





(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Legislators between 1977 and 1989

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Deputy secretaries between 1981 and 1982 Obs.:  Ministerio de Hacienda. Presupuesto y Gasto Público



Madrid (España)





Menéndez, Manuel Ángel. Fontes, Ignacio. Quién es quién: sus señorías los diputados : atlas de la democracia parlamentaria española. Manuel Ángel Menéndez Gijón, Ignacio Fontes. Tres Cantos (Madrid): Foca. 931 p.. 84-95440-25-3.

Related Authorities

Camuñas, Ignacio (1940-)  ( He/She is friend with )

Associative relations :

Unión de Centro Democrático (España)  ( He/She is a member of )


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