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Ms María Valentina MARTÍNEZ FERRO

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Partido Popular

Congreso de los Diputados
ES - 28071 - Madrid

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020 , 2019


In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: Group of the European People's Party since 15/06/2021
  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 30/09/2019 to 14/06/2021

In the Assembly

  • since 30/09/2019 Representative - Spain

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 19/03/2021)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 06/03/2020)
  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (from 30/09/2019 to 28/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (from 28/01/2020 to 24/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (from 28/01/2020 to 24/01/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr Gonzalo ROBLES (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 28/01/2020 to 05/03/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms Marta GONZÁLEZ VÁZQUEZ (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 30/09/2019 to 26/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Sergio GUTIÉRREZ PRIETO (Full Member): Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (from 29/01/2020 to 05/03/2020)


Last speeches

22/06/2021 | 12:28:49 Thank you, President.  The first thing I would like to do is congratulate our rapporteur for this very important report. I would also like to thank the co-rapporteur for their opinion, Ms Carmen LEYTE from the Spanish delegation, both of them have done an excellent job.  It is quite true to say that this is a subject that keeps cropping up again and again this year, that is to say this confrontation between health protection and fundamental freedoms. COVID-19, the pandemic, has affected us... 21/06/2021 | 18:43:23 Thank you.  Should politicians be prosecuted for statements made in the exercise of their mandate? That is the question here and I think we would all have to vote no. The freedom of expression is a basic right on which all of our political activities are based but in the case of Spain, there is a misleading and false question, no Spanish politician has been found guilty for freedom of expression being violated. Here, the idea is whether they are guilty of using government resources for a coup... 19/04/2021 | 18:47:06 Thank you very much, Madam President. I would like, first of all, to thank Ms Elvira KOVÁCS for this excellent report tabled before the House. Thank you. Now this report is a report that will not have an impact on Spain. In fact, it's not necessary in Spain because of our Constitution of 1978. We have 4 official languages in Spain, one of them for the whole territory, which is Spanish, and then we have Galician, Euskera and Catalan, also as official languages. And these are used in 3... 26/01/2021 | 13:05:06 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) We thank the rapporteur for the elaboration of a report as necessary as this one in times where, due to COVID-19, the governments of many countries -and not only those of Poland or Moldova- have accumulated, thanks to the states of alarm and exception, an enormous amount of power which, under normal circumstances, would be distributed amongst different organs which act as counterweight and guarantee against that excessive accumulation of...