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XI Legislature

Cabinet from December 2015 to 15 April 2016

Following the general elections held on 20 December, called by means of Royal Decree 977/2015, of 26 October (published in the Official State Gazette on 27 October), the 11th Legislature commenced on 13 January 2016 with the constitution of the two parliamentary chambers: the Lower House of Parliament (Congreso) and the Upper House of Parliament (Senado).

Pursuant to Royal Decree 1168/2015, of 21 December (published in the Official State Gazette on 22 December), the outgoing government remains as the acting government until such time as a new government takes office.

  • President of the Government: Mariano Rajoy Brey
  • Vice-President of the Government and Minister for the Presidency: María Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría Antón
  • Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation: José Manuel García-Margallo y Marfil
  • Minister for Justice: Rafael Catalá Polo
  • Minister for Defence: Pedro Morenés Eulate
  • Minister for the Treasury and Public Administration Services: Cristóbal Montoro Romero
  • Minister for Home Affairs: Jorge Fernández Díaz
  • Minister for Public Works: Ana María Pastor Julián
  • Minister for Education, Culture and Sport: Íñigo Méndez de Vigo
  • Minister for Employment and Social Security: María Fátima Báñez García
  • Minister for Industry, Energy and Tourism: José Manuel Soria López
  • Minister for Agriculture, Food and Environmental Affairs: Isabel García Tejerina
  • Minister for Economic Affairs and Competitiveness: Luis de Guindos Jurado
  • Minister for Health, Social Services and Equality: Alfonso Alonso Aranegui

Cabinet from 15 April 2016 to 19 July 2016

Following the resignation of José Manuel Soria,  Royal Decree 160/2016, of 15 April (published in the Official State Gazette on 16 April) provides that the acting Minister for Economic Affairs and Competitiveness, Luis de Guindos, takes on the ordinary duties of the affairs of the Ministry for Industry, Energy and Tourism. The acting government is thus comprised of the following members:

  • President of the Government: Mariano Rajoy Brey
  • Vice-President of the Government and Minister for the Presidency: María Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría Antón
  • Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation: José Manuel García-Margallo y Marfil
  • Minister for Justice: Rafael Catalá Polo
  • Minister for Defence: Pedro Morenés Eulate
  • Minister for the Treasury and Public Administration Services: Cristóbal Montoro Romero
  • Minister for Home Affairs: Jorge Fernández Díaz
  • Minister for Public Works: Ana María Pastor Julián
  • Minister for Education, Culture and Sport: Íñigo Méndez de Vigo
  • Minister for Employment and Social Security: María Fátima Báñez García
  • Minister for Agriculture, Food and Environmental Affairs: Isabel García Tejerina
  • Minister for Economic Affairs and Competitiveness and ordinary discharge of duties of Ministry for Industry, Energy and Tourism: Luis de Guindos Jurado
  • Minister for Health, Social Services and Equality: Alfonso Alonso Aranegui