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The Parliament of Andalusia is the legislature of the Spanish Autonomous Community of Andalusia instituted by the Andalusian Charter of Autonomy of 1981. It is elected by the residents in Andalusia every four years.

Functions of the Andalusian Parliament

*To elect the President of Andalusia. *To pass the Andalusian regional legislation in the business of its competence. *To pass the Budget of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia *To control the action of the Andalusian Autonomous Government Administration and the autonomous agencies, public companies and all other bodies answerable to it. Such as **The Local Authorities in the Andalusian territory, as well as the autonomous agencies and public companies answerable to them. **Andalusian Public Universities. **Andalusian Chambers of Commerce and other institutions mostly financed by public funds.

Membership

The Andalusian Parliament consists of 109 Members elected for four year terms in proportional party lists using the D'Hondt method in eight constituencies, being each one of the Andalusian provinces. If more than five MPs are elected for any party they will form a Parliamentary Group. After the 2018 elections, the PSOE-A was the largest party, as has happened in every election, but for the first time in the history of the regional parliament, there was a majority of right-of-centre parties. Center-right People's Party and Citizens formed a coalition government with confidence and supply from far-right Vox.

Location

The seat of the Andalusian Parliament is located in Seville, the capital city of Andalusia. Its building is the former Hospital of the ''Cinco Llagas'' ("Five Wounds"). Built in 1546 by order of Don Fadrique Enríquez de Ribera. It was designed by Martín de Gainza. The building was used as a hospital until 1972. In 1986 the plans for turning the building into the headquarters of Andalusia's parliament were drawn up, and the building was inaugurated as the seat of the Andalusian Parliament on 28 February 1992, the Andalusia Day.

See also

* List of Presidents of the Parliament of Andalusia

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External links


Andalusian Parliament Website
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