Beatriz Corredor, Minister of Housing since 2008 was chairwoman of the XXXVII Bembibre’s Botillo Festival. In this edition the festival already held the title of National Tourist Festival.
Born in Madrid, on July 1st, 1968. Beatriz Corredor is a Spanish jurist and politician, Law degree in the Autonomous University of Madrid. In the political field, she was Member of the Spanish Parliament for Madrid, representing the Socialist Party.
She began her political career as Secretary for Women and Equality in San Blas-Canillejas (Madrid). She was 20 in the PSOE’s list in Madrid, reaching a seat on the City Council. Councilor and Socialist spokesperson for Housing in Madrid’s Council from September 2007 to April 2008. During that period, she became Minister for Housing with José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero.