XV Legislature

Government from November 21, 2023 to December 29, 2023

Following the general elections of 23 July 2023, the Lower House of Parliament grants its confidence with the support of the absolute majority to Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, sworn in as President of the Government of Spain on November 16.

On 17 November, the Royal Decree confirming his appointment is published in the Official State Gazette (BOE). Pedro Sánchez takes the oath that same day before King Felipe VI at the La Zarzuela Palace.

On 20 November, the President outlines the composition of new Government and it was published in the Official State Gazette the following day.

On 21 November, Pedro Sánchez attends swearing in of cabinet members by King Felipe VI, and on 22 November chairs first Council of Ministers of 15th Legislature.

Photo of King Felipe VI with the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, and the ministers of the new Government | © Casa de S.M. el Rey

The new Government is composed as follows:

  • First Vice-President and Minister for Economy, Trade and Companies, Nadia María Calviño Santamaría.
  • Second Vice-President and Minister for Work and Social Economy, Yolanda Díaz Pérez.
  • Third Vice-President and Minister for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge, Teresa Ribera Rodríguez.
  • Fourth Vice-President and Minister for Treasury and Public Function, María Jesús Montero Cuadrado.
  • Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, José Manuel Albares.
  • Minister for the Presidency, Justice and Parliamentary Relations, Félix Bolaños.
  • Minister for Defence, Margarita Robles.
  • Minister for Home Affairs, Fernando Grande-Marlaska.
  • Minister for Transport and Sustainable Mobility, Óscar Puente.
  • Minister for Education, Vocational Training and Sport; and Government Spokesperson, Pilar Alegría.
  • Minister for Industry and Tourism, Jordi Hereu.
  • Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas.
  • Minister for Territorial Policy and Democratic Memory, Ángel Víctor Torres.
  • Minister for Housing and Urban Agenda, Isabel Rodríguez.
  • Minister for Culture, Ernest Urtasun.
  • Minister for Health, Mónica García.
  • Minister for Social Rights, Consumer Affairs and Agenda 2030, Pablo Bustinduy.
  • Minister for Science, Innovation and Universities, Diana Morant.
  • Minister for Equality, Ana Redondo.
  • Minister for Inclusion, Social Security and Migration, Elma Saiz.
  • Minister for Digital Transformation, José Luis Escrivá.
  • Minister for Youth and Children, Sira Rego.

Government from December 29, 2023 to the present

On December 29, 2023, the President of the Government announces the first renewl of the Executive of the 15th legislature.

As a consequence of the appointment of the First Vice-President of the Government and minister for Economy, Trade and Companies, Nadia Calviño, as the new director of the European Investment Bank, she ceases to hold her position and was replaced by Carlos Cuerpo.

The Fourth Vice-President of the Government and minister for Treasury and Public Function, María Jesús Montero, assumes the First-Vice Presidency of the Government, replacing Calviño. In turn, the Secretary of State for Public Function becomes part of the Ministry of Digital Transformation headed by minister José Luis Escrivá.

The Official State Gazette publishes on December 29 the Royal Decree with the three appointments and the restructuring of the ministerial departments and the vice presidencies of the Government. The ministers promise their positions before the King on the same day at the Zarzuela Palace.

The new Government is composed as follows:

  • First Vice-President and Minister for Treasury, María Jesús Montero Cuadrado.
  • Second Vice-President and Minister for Work and Social Economy, Yolanda Díaz Pérez.
  • Third Vice-President and Minister for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge, Teresa Ribera Rodríguez.
  • Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, José Manuel Albares.
  • Minister for the Presidency, Justice and Parliamentary Relations, Félix Bolaños.
  • Minister for Defence, Margarita Robles.
  • Minister for Home Affairs, Fernando Grande-Marlaska.
  • Minister for Transport and Sustainable Mobility, Óscar Puente.
  • Minister for Education, Vocational Training and Sport; and Government Spokesperson, Pilar Alegría.
  • Minister for Industry and Tourism, Jordi Hereu.
  • Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas.
  • Minister for Territorial Policy and Democratic Memory, Ángel Víctor Torres.
  • Minister for Housing and Urban Agenda, Isabel Rodríguez.
  • Minister for Culture, Ernest Urtasun.
  • Minister for Economy, Trade and Companies, Carlos Cuerpo.
  • Minister for Health, Mónica García.
  • Minister for Social Rights, Consumer Affairs and Agenda 2030, Pablo Bustinduy.
  • Minister for Science, Innovation and Universities, Diana Morant.
  • Minister for Equality, Ana Redondo.
  • Minister for Inclusion, Social Security and Migration, Elma Saiz.
  • Minister for Digital Transformation and Public Function, José Luis Escrivá.
  • Minister for Youth and Children, Sira Rego.

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