Areces government

Vicente Álvarez Areces formed the Areces government on 20 July 1999 after passing the investiture at the General Junta of the Principality of Asturias to form a government as a result of the Asturian Socialist Federation's victory at the 1999 regional election. Areces was nominated again in 2003 and 2007 for a second and third cabinet.

First Areces government (1999–2003)Edit

First Areces government
 
Council of Government of Asturias
Incumbent
 
Date formed23 July 1999 (1999-07-23)
Date dissolved7 July 2003 (2003-07-07)
People and organisations
Head of governmentVicente Álvarez Areces
No. of ministers12
Member party
Status in legislatureMajority government
Opposition partyPeople's Party of Asturias
Opposition leaderOvidio Sánchez
History
Election(s)1999 regional election
Legislature term(s)5th General Junta (1999–2003)
PredecessorMarqués
SuccessorAreces II

The First Vicente Álvarez Areces government was the first regional government of Asturias led by President Vicente Álvarez Areces. It was formed in July 1999 after the regional election.

InvestitureEdit

Investiture
Vicente Álvarez Areces (PSOE)
Ballot → 20 July 1999
Required majority → 23 out of 45  Y
Yes
24 / 45
No
21 / 45
Abstentions
0 / 45

CompositionEdit

I Areces government
(23 July 1999 – 7 July 2003)
Office Name Term of office Ref.
President Vicente Álvarez Areces 20 July 1999 – 7 July 2003 [1]
Minister of Presidency María José Ramos (es) 23 July 1999 – 7 July 2003
Minister of Public Administrations and European Affairs Luis Iturrioz 23 July 1999 – 10 October 2001
Minister of Finance Elena Carantoña 23 July 1999 – 3 August 2000
Minister of Education and Culture Javier Fernández Vallina 23 July 1999 – 7 July 2003
Minister of Social Affairs José García González (es) 23 July 1999 – 7 July 2003
Minister of Health and Health Services Francisco Sevilla 23 July 1999 – 7 July 2003
Minister of Infrastructurs and Territorial Policy Juan Ramón García Secades 23 July 1999 – 7 July 2003
Minister of the Environment Herminio Sastre 23 July 1999 – 7 July 2003
Minister of Rural Affairs and Fisheries Santiago Menéndez de Luarca 23 July 1999 – 7 July 2003
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Javier Fernández 23 July 1999 – 10 November 2000
Minister of Labor and Promotion of Employment Angelina Álvarez 23 July 1999 – 10 October 2001

Changes August 2000Edit

Minister of Finance Jaime Rabanal (es) 30 August 2000 – 7 July 2003

Changes November 2000Edit

Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Jesús Urrutia 10 November 2000 – 7 July 2003

Changes October 2001Edit

Minister of Public Administrations and European Affairs Angelina Álvarez 10 October 2001 – 7 July 2003
Minister of Labor and Promotion of Employment Graciano Torre 10 October 2001 – 7 July 2003

Second Areces government (2003–2007)Edit

Second Areces government
 
Council of Government of Asturias
 
Date formed7 July 2003 (2003-07-07)
Date dissolved12 July 2007 (2007-07-12)
People and organisations
Head of governmentVicente Álvarez Areces
No. of ministers11
Member party
Status in legislatureMajority coalition
Opposition partyPeople's Party
Opposition leaderOvidio Sánchez
History
Election(s)2003 regional election
Legislature term(s)6th General Junta (2003–2007)
PredecessorAreces I
SuccessorAreces III

The Second Areces government is the incumbent regional government of Asturias led by President Vicente Álvarez Areces. It was formed in July 2003 after the regional election.

InvestitureEdit

Investiture
Vicente Álvarez Areces (PSOE)
Ballot → 1 July 2003
Required majority → 23 out of 45  Y
Yes
26 / 45
No
  • PP (19)
19 / 45
Abstentions
0 / 45

CompositionEdit

II Areces government
(7 July 2003 – 12 July 2007)
Office Name Term of office Ref.
President Vicente Álvarez Areces 4 July 2003 – 12 July 2007 [1]
Minister of Presidency María José Ramos (es) 7 July 2003 – 12 July 2007
Minister of Education and Science José Luis Iglesias 7 July 2003 – 12 July 2007
Minister of Economy and Public Administrations Jaime Rabanal (es) 7 July 2003 – 12 July 2007
Minister of Culture, Social Communication and Tourism Ana Rosa Migoya 7 July 2003 – 12 July 2007
Minister of Housing and Social Welfare Laura González (es) 7 July 2003 – 12 July 2007
Minister of Health and Health Services Rafael Sariego 7 July 2003 – 12 July 2007
Minister of the Environment, Territorial Policy and Infrastructures Francisco González 7 July 2003 – 12 July 2007
Minister of Rural Affairs and Fisheries Servanda García 7 July 2003 – 12 July 2007
Minister of Industry and Employment Graciano Torre 7 July 2003 – 12 July 2007
Minister of Justice, Public Security and Foreign Affairs Francisco Javier García Valledor (es) 7 July 2003 – 12 July 2007

Third Areces government (2007–2011)Edit

Third Areces government
 
Council of Government of Asturias
Incumbent
 
Date formed12 July 2007 (2007-07-12)
Date dissolved16 July 2011 (2011-07-16)
People and organisations
Head of governmentVicente Álvarez Areces
No. of ministers11
Member party
Status in legislatureMajority government
Opposition partyPeople's Party
Opposition leaderOvidio Sánchez
History
Election(s)2007 regional election
Legislature term(s)7th General Junta (2007–2011)
PredecessorAreces II
SuccessorCascos

The Third Areces government was the regional government of Asturias led by President Vicente Álvarez Areces. It was formed in 2007 after the regional election.

In November 2008, he made a restructuring of his government, by changing several Ministries.

InvestitureEdit

Investiture
Vicente Álvarez Areces (PSOE)
Ballot → 10 July 2007
Required majority → 23 out of 45  Y
Yes
25 / 45
No
  • PP (20)
20 / 45
Abstentions
0 / 45

CompositionEdit

III Areces government
(12 July 2007 – 16 July 2011)
Office Name Term of office Ref.
President Vicente Álvarez Areces 11 July 2007 – 15 July 2011 [1]
Minister of Presidency, Justice and Equality María José Ramos (es) 12 July 2007 – 16 July 2011
Minister of Public Administrations Ana Rosa Migoya 12 July 2007 – 16 July 2011
Spokesperson of the Government
Minister of Economy and European Affairs Jaime Rabanal (es) 12 July 2007 – 26 November 2008
Minister of Education and Science José Luis Iglesias 12 July 2007 – 4 August 2010
Minister of Culture and Tourism Encarnación Rodríguez 12 July 2007 – 26 November 2008
Minister of Social Welfare Pilar Rodríguez 12 July 2007 – 1 September 2008
Minister of Health and Health Services José Ramón Quirós (es) 12 July 2007 – 16 July 2011
Minister of Infrastructures, Territorial Policy and Housing Francisco González 12 July 2007 – 26 November 2008
Minister of the Environment and Rural Development Belén Fernández 12 July 2007 – 26 November 2008
Minister of Industry and Employment Graciano Torre 12 July 2007 – 16 July 2011

Changes September 2008Edit

Minister of Social Welfare Teresa Ordiz 1 September 2008 – 26 November 2008

Changes November 2008Edit

Minister of Economy and Finance Jaime Rabanal (es) 26 November 2008 – 16 July 2011
Minister of Culture and Tourism Mercedes Álvarez 26 November 2008 – 16 July 2011
Minister of Social Welfare and Housing Noemí Martín 26 November 2008 – 16 July 2011
Minister of the Environment, Territorial Planning and Infrastructures Francisco González 26 November 2008 – 16 July 2011
Minister of Rural Affairs and Fisheries Aurelio Martín 26 November 2008 – 16 July 2011

Changes August 2010Edit

Minister of Education and Science Herminio Sastre 5 August 2010 – 16 July 2011

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Consejos de Gobierno desde 1982". JGPA.es. Retrieved 2 October 2018.