The Government will propose as the new president of the Council of State the former first vice president of the Government and socialist deputy in Congress Carmen Calvo, who has resigned her seat in the Lower House, as socialist sources have confirmed to EFE.
required by the organic law that regulates the institution.
Doctor in Law, Calvo will take charge of this advisory body once the Supreme Court rejected on the 2nd the annulment incident against the sentence that annulled Valerio’s appointment.
A resolution that was adopted after the high court upheld the appeal of the Hay Derecho Foundation, where it alleged that the former Minister of Labor only met one of the two requirements established by the regulations, having experience in State affairs, but not being jurist of recognized prestige.
Controversial candidate within the PSOE
Carmen Calvo, who was vice president of Pedro Sánchez’s first Executive, has also been one of the leaders of feminism in the PSOE and very critical of the trans law, which Unidas Podemos promoted.
In fact, she abstained from the Congressional vote that approved this law of the coalition government in December 2022, thus breaking voting discipline, for which she was fined by the party.