Pedro Sanchez He was sworn in as president last Thursday with 179 votes in favor and 171 against and it is expected that this Monday the names of the prime ministers who will be part of the Government will begin to be known. The Government will have 22 ministries, as in the last legislature, although there will be name changes. In addition, five of the ministries will be for Sumar, the same number that Podemos had in the previous legislature. So, Pablo Bustinduy He will be the new Minister of Social Rights, Consumption and Agenda 2030; Sira Rego, of childhood and youth; Ernest Urtasun, of Culture; Yolanda Diaz, of work; and Monica Garciaof Health.
For now it is known that Angel Victor Torresformer president of the Canary Islands, will be the new Minister of Territorial Policy and Democratic Memory and Jordi Hereu, former mayor of Barcelona, will be the new Minister of Industry, according to Raúl Piña. For his part, Pedro Sánchez has appointed the new Minister of Transport Oscar Puenteformer mayor of Valladolid and current deputy in Congress, already Elma Saiz, PSN councilor in Pamplona, new Minister of Social Security. Besides, Maria Jesus Montero, It was taken for granted that she would continue in the Government, adds functions and will be the fourth vice president of the Government, in addition to maintaining the position of Minister of Finance and Public Function. Three other vice presidencies have also been confirmed, all of them led by women: Nadia Calviño, Yolanda Díaz and Teresa Ribera.
Other confirmed names are those of Fernando Grande Marlaskawho will continue to lead the Interior; Margaret Roblesdefense; Luis Planas, of Agriculture; and José Manuel Albares, of Foreign Affairs. He will also continue to head Economic AffairsNadia Calvino. Besides, Felix Bolaños He will maintain the position of Minister of the Presidency and assumes a new function: that of Minister of Justice; and Pilar Alegría, until now Minister of Education, will also assume the Sports portfolio and will be the new Government spokesperson, while Isabel Rodriguez She will be the new Minister of Housing and Urban Agenda. For her part, Diana Morant It also maintains the Science portfolio and adds that of Universities, and José Luis Escrivá he will be Minister of Digital Transformation.
The new Minister of Equality, whose name has been delayed until after 10 in the morning, will be Ana Redondo, as Europa Press progresses. Until May 28, she was deputy mayor and councilor for Tourism and Culture in the Valladolid city council.