Santiago Abascal Conde (Bilbao, April 14, 1976), from a family of Amurrio (Álava). His family is possessed of textile shops in the area. Santiago Abascal Conde has studied sociology, having graduated from the University of Deusto in 2003.
Santiago has made a strong political career since age 18 when he joined the Popular Party. It is a Spanish politician's Popular Party. Basque parliament was between 2004 and 2009. His connection with the policy comes from family. Santiago Abascal Escuza His father is a historic local leader of the Popular Party in Álava and his grandfather was mayor of the town during the reign of General Franco. Councilman in the City of Amurrio, executive member of the party in the Basque Country and Popular Party spokesman in the General Assembly of Álava.
In 1996 he joined the Provincial Committee of the PP in Álava and since 1999 part of the provincial executive committee of the PP in Álava. In November 2000 he was elected president of New Generations of Basque Popular Party. Exercise this capacity until 2005. Also during that period was a member of the PP National Executive Committee.
In 1999, the 23-year-old gets his first public office when elected Popular Party councilor in the municipality of Llodio (Alava), a position which was validated on several occasions.
Between 2003 and 2004 was jointer of the General Assembly of Álava. He left this position in 2004 for a seat in the Basque Parliament to replace Carlos Urquijo, when it was appointed Government Delegate in the Basque Country.
He has been advisor to the Popular Party in the General Assembly of Álava (2003-2004) and in the city of Vitoria (2005). It has also been an advisor to the Prefectures in Álava (1999-2003).
In 2006 he created DENAES Foundation for the Defense of the Spanish Nation, which is currently presiding. DENAES Foundation for the Defense of the Spanish Nation, has since its inception the aim of recovering and promoting the civil society and claim knowledge of the Spanish Nation, its historical, political, social and cultural development. DENAES Foundation for the Defense of the Spanish Nation, carries within itself the aim of uniting wills, leading civil society in defense of the Spanish nation and strengthen their common political and legal institutions and assert their symbols and ties .
Contributes regularly to various media such as the weekly Alba, El Semanal Digital (www.elsemanaldigital.com), COPE, and esRadio Intereconomía Group.
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