Antonio Cuevas

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Antonio Cuevas Delgado (Puente Ganil, Spain, 7 May 1949) is a Spanish politician and member of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE).

Married with three children, he studied at the University of Seville and became a technical architect. In the late 1960s he was a Trade Union activist for the Unión General de Trabajadores, which at that time was illegal under the Franco dictatorship.

In 1986 he was elected to the Spanish Congress representing Seville and was re-elected at all subsequent elections in 1989, 1993, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008.[1]

Cuevas was one of the earliest members of the reformist pro-capitalist "New Way" (nueva via) current within the PSOE[2] which propelled leading member José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero to power. He is a strong supporter of a single energy market for Europe[3]