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Pedro Sánchez formed the Sánchez government on 7 June 2018 as a result of the success of a motion of no confidence against Mariano Rajoy on 1 June. Sánchez was nominated again after the 2019 general election to form a new cabinet for a second term in office.

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Sánchez government (2018–2019)Edit

Sánchez government
 
Government of Spain
2018–2019
 
Date formed7 June 2018
Date dissolvedTBD
(acting from 29 April 2019)
People and organisations
MonarchFelipe VI
Prime MinisterPedro Sánchez
Deputy Prime MinisterCarmen Calvo
No. of ministers18
Total no. of ministers20
Member partyPSOE
PSC
Status in legislatureMinority
84 / 350 (24%)
Opposition partyPP
Opposition leaderPablo Casado
History
Outgoing election2019 general election
Legislature term(s)12th (2016–2019)
Budget(s)2018
Incoming formation2018 vote of no confidence in the government of Mariano Rajoy
PredecessorRajoy II

The first Sánchez government is the incumbent government of Spain since 7 June 2018, a total of 457 days. Sánchez was elected Prime Minister by the Congress of Deputies on 1 June and was sworn into office on 2 June. Sánchez's cabinet was composed mainly by members of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) and its sister party, the Socialists' Party of Catalonia (PSC), as well as a number of independents. It succeeded the second Rajoy government.

InvestitureEdit

Motion of no confidence
Pedro Sánchez (PSOE)
Ballot → 1 June 2018
Required majority → 176 out of 350
180 / 350
169 / 350
1 / 350
Absentees
0 / 350
Sources

ChangesEdit

CompositionEdit

The Council of Ministers was structured into the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, 17 ministries and the post of Spokesperson of the Government.[10][11]

Sánchez Government
(7 June 2018 – present)
Portfolio Name Term of office Party Ref.
Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez 2 June 2018 – present PSOE [12]
Deputy Prime Minister
Minister of the Presidency, Relations with the Cortes and Equality
Carmen Calvo 7 June 2018 – present PSOE [13]
[14]
Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation Josep Borrell 7 June 2018 – present PSOE [14]
Minister of Justice Dolores Delgado 7 June 2018 – present Independent [14]
Minister of Defence Margarita Robles 7 June 2018 – present Independent [14]
Minister of the Treasury María Jesús Montero 7 June 2018 – present PSOE [14]
Minister of the Interior Fernando Grande-Marlaska 7 June 2018 – present Independent [14]
Minister of Development José Luis Ábalos 7 June 2018 – present PSOE [14]
Minister of Education and Vocational Training
Spokesperson of the Government
Isabel Celaá 7 June 2018 – present PSOE [14]
[15]
Minister of Labour, Migrations and Social Security Magdalena Valerio 7 June 2018 – present PSOE [14]
Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism Reyes Maroto 7 June 2018 – present PSOE [14]
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Luis Planas 7 June 2018 – present PSOE [14]
Minister of Territorial Policy and Public Function Meritxell Batet 7 June 2018 – 21 May 2019 PSC [14]
Minister for the Ecological Transition Teresa Ribera 7 June 2018 – present PSOE [14]
Minister of Culture and Sport Màxim Huerta 7 June 2018 – 14 June 2018 Independent [14]
Minister of Economy and Enterprise Nadia Calviño 7 June 2018 – present Independent [14]
Minister of Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Welfare Carmen Montón 7 June 2018 – 12 September 2018 PSOE [14]
Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities Pedro Duque 7 June 2018 – present Independent [14]

Changes June 2018Edit

Portfolio Name Term of office Party Ref.
Minister of Culture and Sport José Guirao 14 June 2018 – present Independent [16]

Changes September 2018Edit

Portfolio Name Term of office Party Ref.
Minister of Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Welfare María Luisa Carcedo 12 September 2018 – present PSOE [17]

Changes 2019Edit

Portfolio Name Term of office Party Ref.
Minister of Territorial Policy and Public Function Luis Planas took on the ordinary duties of affairs from 21 May 2019.[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Màxim Huerta defraudó a Hacienda 218.322 euros a través de una sociedad limitada entre 2006 y 2008". eldiario.es (in Spanish). 13 June 2018. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  2. ^ Cortizo, Gonzalo; Zas Marcos, Mónica (13 June 2018). "Màxim Huerta presenta a Pedro Sánchez su dimisión tras la polémica de su fraude a Hacienda". eldiario.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Real Decreto 417/2018, de 13 de junio, por el que se dispone el cese de don Màxim Huerta Hernández como Ministro de Cultura y Deporte" (pdf). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado (144): 60880. 14 June 2018. ISSN 0212-033X.
  4. ^ Castro, Irene (13 June 2018). "José Guirao, nuevo ministro de Cultura y Deportes tras la caída de Huerta". eldiario.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Las inverosímiles explicaciones de la ministra sobre su máster". eldiario.es (in Spanish). 10 September 2018. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Montón dimite por su máster irregular para no dañar a Sánchez". El Periódico de Catalunya (in Spanish). 11 September 2018. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  7. ^ "Real Decreto 1159/2018, de 11 de septiembre, por el que se dispone el cese de doña Carmen Montón Giménez como Ministra de Sanidad, Consumo y Bienestar Social Roces" (pdf). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado (221): 88304. 12 September 2018. ISSN 0212-033X.
  8. ^ "María Luisa Carcedo, nueva ministra de Sanidad, Consumo y Bienestar Social". eldiario.es (in Spanish). 11 September 2018. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Planas asume Política Territorial y Función Pública tras la marcha de Batet para presidir el Congreso". Europa Press (in Spanish). 21 May 2019. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  10. ^ "Gobiernos por legislaturas. XII Legislatura (desde junio de 2018)". lamoncloa.gob.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  11. ^ "Real Decreto 355/2018, de 6 de junio, por el que se reestructuran los departamentos ministeriales" (pdf). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado (138): 58722–58727. 7 June 2018. ISSN 0212-033X.
  12. ^ "Real Decreto 354/2018, de 1 de junio, por el que se nombra Presidente del Gobierno a don Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón" (pdf). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado (134): 57657. 2 June 2018. ISSN 0212-033X.
  13. ^ "Real Decreto 356/2018, de 6 de junio, por el que se nombra Vicepresidenta del Gobierno a doña María del Carmen Calvo Poyato" (pdf). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado (138): 58728. 7 June 2018. ISSN 0212-033X.
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Real Decreto 357/2018, de 6 de junio, por el que se nombran Ministros del Gobierno" (pdf). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado (138): 58729. 7 June 2018. ISSN 0212-033X.
  15. ^ "Real Decreto 358/2018, de 6 de junio, por el que se dispone que doña María Isabel Celaá Diéguez, Ministra de Educación y Formación Profesional, asuma las funciones de Portavoz del Gobierno" (pdf). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado (138): 58729. 7 June 2018. ISSN 0212-033X.
  16. ^ "Real Decreto 418/2018, de 13 de junio, por el que se nombra Ministro de Cultura y Deporte a don José Guirao Cabrera" (pdf). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado (144): 60881. 14 June 2018. ISSN 0212-033X.
  17. ^ "Real Decreto 1161/2018, de 11 de septiembre, por el que se nombra Ministra de Sanidad, Consumo y Bienestar Social a doña María Luisa Carcedo Roces" (pdf). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado (221): 88306. 12 September 2018. ISSN 0212-033X.
  18. ^ "Real Decreto 351/2019, de 20 de mayo, por el que se dispone que el Ministro de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación en funciones asuma el despacho ordinario de los asuntos del Ministerio de Política Territorial y Función Pública" (pdf). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado (121): 54134. 21 May 2019. ISSN 0212-033X.
Preceded by
Rajoy I–II
Government of Spain
2018–present
Incumbent