Minister of Internal Administration
Miguel Macedo, born in Braga in 1959, graduated in Law from the
University of Coimbra and practises as a lawyer.
He served as a Member of Parliament during the 5th, 6th, 7th,
8th, 10th and 11th parliamentary terms and as Leader of the Social
Democratic Party (PSD) Parliamentary Group in this last term of
He was Secretary of State for Justice in the 15th and 16th
Constitutional Governments and, prior to this, Secretary of State
for Youth in the 11th Constitutional Government.
Currently a Member of the Braga Municipal Assembly, Miguel
Macedo previously served as a Councillor on Braga City Council from
1993 to 1997.
He was Secretary-General of the Social Democratic Party from 2005