Cabinet of Kyriakos Mitsotakis

The Cabinet of Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in on 9 July 2019, following the Greek legislative election in July 2019. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, leader of New Democracy, was sworn in as Prime Minister of Greece on 8 July.

Cabinet of Kyriakos Mitsotakis
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Kyriakos Mitsotakis in 2018
Date formed8 July 2019 (2019-07-08)
People and organisations
Head of stateProkopis Pavlopoulos
Head of governmentKyriakos Mitsotakis
Deputy head of governmentPanagiotis Pikrammenos
No. of ministers51
Member partiesNew Democracy
Status in legislatureMajority
158 / 300 (53%)
Opposition partiesSyriza
Movement for Change
Communist Party of Greece
Greek Solution
MeRA25
Opposition leaderAlexis Tsipras
History
Election(s)2019 Greek legislative election
Legislature term(s)17 July 2019 (2019-07-17)
PredecessorSecond Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras

The government consists of a total of 51 members, including 19 ministers, 2 alternate ministers and 28 deputy ministers.[1] Of these, 31 are elected members of the Hellenic Parliament and 20 are unelected technocrats.[2] Five members of the government are women.

Prime and Deputy Prime MinistersEdit

Office[1] Incumbent Party In office since
  Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis
*
New Democracy 8 July 2019
  Deputy Prime Minister Panagiotis Pikrammenos
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019

MinistersEdit

Full ministers (in bold in the table below) are responsible for:

  • the identification of ministerial policy in the cabinet
  • the representation in bodies of the European Union
  • the appointment of administrative agencies, public services and personnel

Alternate Ministers are directly assigned special responsibilities and powers by the prime minister, including:

  • full parliamentary powers and, in conjunction with the minister, the legislative initiative
  • the right to issue individual and normative acts, and to propose individual and normative decrees

Deputy ministers are assigned with responsibilities and powers by the prime minister and the full minister they report to. Deputy ministers may attend cabinet meetings.

Ministry Office[1] Incumbent Party In office since
1.
Ministry of Finance
Minister for Finance Christos Staikouras
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Tax Policy and Public Property Apostolos Vesyropoulos [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Fiscal Policy Theodoros Skylakakis New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for the Financial System Georgios Zavvos [el] New Democracy 9 July 2019
2.
Ministry of Development and Investment
Minister for Development and Investment Adonis Georgiadis
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Public Investment and EU Cohesion Policy Giannis Tsakiris [el] 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Research and Technology Christos Dimas [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Industry and Trade Nikos Papathanasis [el] New Democracy 9 July 2019
3.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister for Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Alternate Minister for European Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Economic Diplomacy and Openness Kostas Frangogiannis [el] 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Greeks Abroad Kostas Vlasis [el]
*
New Democracy 9 December 2019
4.
Ministry of Citizen Protection
Minister for Citizen Protection Michalis Chrisochoidis 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Anti-Crime Policy Eleftherios Oikonomou 9 July 2019
5.
Ministry of National Defence
Minister for National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister Alkiviadis Stefanis 9 July 2019
6.
Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs
Minister for Education and Religious Affairs Niki Kerameus
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Primary, Secondary and Special Education Sofia Zacharaki [el] New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Higher Education Vasilis Digalakis [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
7.
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Minister for Labour and Social Affairs Giannis Vroutsis
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Welfare and Social Solidarity Domna Michailidou New Democracy 9 July 2019
8.
Ministry of Health
Minister for Health Vasilis Kikilias
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister Vasilis Kontozamanis [el] New Democracy 9 July 2019
9.
Ministry of the Environment and Energy
Minister for the Environment and Energy Kostis Hatzidakis
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Gerasimos Thomas [el] 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Spatial Planning and Urban Environment Dimitris Oikonomou [el] 9 July 2019
10.
Ministry of Culture and Sports
Minister for Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni [el] 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Sports Lefteris Avgenakis [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
11.
Ministry of Justice
Minister for Justice Kostas Tsiaras
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister Dimitris Kranis [el] 9 July 2019
12.
Ministry of the Interior
Minister for the Interior Panagiotis Theodorikakos [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Local Government and Elections Theodoros Livanios [el] New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Macedonia and Thrace Theodoros Karaoglou [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
13.
Ministry of Digital Governance
Minister of State and Minister for Digital Governance Kyriakos Pierrakakis 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Process Simplification Georgios Georgantas [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Digital Strategy Grigoris Zarifopoulos [el] 9 July 2019
14.
Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport
Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Kostas Karamanlis [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Transport Giannis Kefalogiannis
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
15.
Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy
Minister for Shipping and Island Policy Ioannis Plakiotakis
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
16.
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food
Minister for Agricultural Development and Food Makis Voridis
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for the Common Agricultural Policy Kostas Skrekas [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister for Fisheries Fotini Arampatzi [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
17.
Ministry of Tourism
Minister for Tourism Haris Theoharis [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister Manos Konsolas [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
18.
Ministry of Immigration and Asylum
Minister for Immigration and Asylum Notis Mitarachi
*
New Democracy 15 January 2020
Alternate Minister Giorgos Koumoutsakos
*
New Democracy 15 January 2020

Ministers of StateEdit

Office[1] Incumbent Party In office since
Minister of State Giorgos Gerapetritis [el]
*
New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister for Government Coordination Akis Skertsos [el] New Democracy 9 July 2019
Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister for Communications and Government Spokesperson Stelios Petsas [el] New Democracy 9 July 2019

Note: An asterisk (*) indicates an elected member of the Hellenic Parliament.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Η σύνθεση της Κυβέρνησης [Composition of the Government] (in Greek). Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. ^ Καντέλης, Γιάννης (2019-07-08). "Οι 21 εξωκοινοβουλευτικοί υπουργοί και υφυπουργοί του Μητσοτάκη". iefimerida.gr (in Greek). Retrieved 2019-07-10.