Pedro Fernandes Ribeiro

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Pedro Fernandes
Federal Deputy from Maranhão
Assumed office
1 February 1999
Personal details
Pedro Fernandes Ribeiro

(1949-03-02) 2 March 1949 (age 70)
São Luís, MA, Brazil
Political party PTB (Since 2003)
PFL (2002–2003)
PSD (1993–2002)
PFL (1988–1993)
PDS (1980–1988)
ARENA (1965–1980)
PSP (1960–1965)
Mother Raimunda Fernandes Ribeiro
Father Manoel Nunes Ribeiro
Profession Engineer

Pedro Fernandes Ribeiro, mostly known as Pedro Fernandes (born 2 March 1949), is a Brazilian engineer and politician, member of the Brazilian Labor Party (PTB).

In 2016,[clarification needed] was the president of the Inquiry Parliamentary Committee of the Administration Council of Tax Appeals (CARF).[1][2]

On 17 April 2016,[clarification needed] voted against the impeachment of president Dilma Rousseff.[3] Later, voted "Yes" for the Bill of the Ceiling of Public Spendings.[2] On April 2017,[clarification needed] was in favor of the Labor Reform.[2][4]

In August 2017,[clarification needed] voted against the sue which asked for opening of investigation against president Michel Temer, helping archive the complaint of the Federal Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF).[2][5] In October 2017,[clarification needed] also voted against the second complaint against president Temer and ministers Eliseu Padilha and Moreira Franco.[6]

On 27 December 2017, Fernandes was announced Minister of Employment after the resignation of Ronaldo Nogueira. He was confirmed after a meeting with Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha, Secretary-General of the Presidency Moreira Franco, National President of the PTB Roberto Jefferson and leader of PTB in the Chamber Jovair Arantes.[7] On 2 January 2017, president Temer canceled Fernandes' nomination after divergences with councilor and former senator José Sarney.[8]


  1. ^ Gonçalves, Carolina (8 March 2016). "CPI do Carf elege presidente e relator" (in Portuguese). Agência Brasil. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d "Veja como deputados votaram no impeachment de Dilma, na PEC 241, na reforma trabalhista e na denúncia contra Temer" (in Portuguese). G1. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Placar do impeachment: veja como votaram os deputados de cada Estado" (in Portuguese). Uol. 18 April 2016. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Reforma trabalhista: como votaram os deputados" (in Portuguese). Carta Capital. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Como votou cada deputado sobre a denúncia contra Temer" (in Portuguese). Carta Capital. 3 August 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Votação da rejeição da 2ª denúncia contra Temer" (in Portuguese). G1. 25 October 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  7. ^ Amaral, Luciana; Maia, Gustavo (27 December 2017). "Ministro do Trabalho, Ronaldo Nogueira pede demissão para se candidatar em 2018" (in Portuguese). Uol. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  8. ^ Carvalho, Daniel; Uribe, Gustavo (2 January 2018). "Temer desiste de nomear Pedro Fernandes para o Ministério do Trabalho" (in Portuguese). Folha de S. Paulo. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
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