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Pilar del Castillo Vera


Pilar del Castillo Vera

Pilar del Castillo Vera
Minister of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain
In office
27 April 2000 – 18 April 2004
Preceded by Mariano Rajoy
Succeeded by María Jesús San Segundo
Personal details
Born (1952-07-31) 31 July 1952 (age 61)
Nador, Morocco
Political party Popular Party
Alma mater Technical University of Madrid, Complutense University of Madrid
Profession Lawyer
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Del Castillo and the second or maternal family name is Vera.

Pilar del Castillo Vera (born 31 July 1952) is a Member of the European Parliament from Spain.

Born in Nador, Morocco, Del Castillo was Minister of Education, Culture and Sport from 2000 to 2004. She was elected to the national parliament at the 2004 General Election representing Granada Province but resigned in July 2004 when she was elected to the European Parliament in the European elections of 2004 for the first time.

She is a member of the Partido Popular (People's Party) which is in turn a member of the European People's Party.

She is a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), substitute for the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, a member of the Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China and a substitute for the Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union (including Libya).

External links

  • Pilar del Castillo's personal page
  • Her page in the database of the European Parliament

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