New Cabinet announced
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has named his thirteen member Cabinet. The new Minister of Justice, Alberto Ruiz Gallardón was, until his swearing in, the Mayor of Madrid; he has now resigned from that position.
The new Minister of Finance and Public Administration, Cristóbal Montoro Romero, has a doctorate in Economics and was Minister of Finance between 2000 and 2004.
The new Minister of Economy and Competitiveness, Luis de Guindos Jurado, is also an economist and was the Secretary of State for Economic Affairs in the last government of José María Aznar between 2000 and 2004.
The full list of Cabinet ministers as published in El Pais is as follows:
|José Manuel García Margallo||Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation|
|Alberto Ruiz Gallardón||Minister of Justice|
|Pedro Morenés Eulate||Minister of Defence|
|Cristóbal Montoro Romero||Minister of Finance and Public Administration|
|Jorge Fernández Díaz||Interior Minister|
|Ana Pastor Julián||Minister of Development|
|José Ignacio Wert Ortega||Minister of Education, Culture and Sports|
|María Fátima Bañez García||Minister of Employment and Social Security|
|José Manuel Soria||Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism|
|Miguel Arias Cañete||Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment|
|Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría Antón||Minister of the Presidency|
|Luis de Guindos Jurado||Minister of Economy and Competitiveness|
|Ana Mato Adrover||Minister of Health, Social Services and Equality|
|Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría Antón||Deputy Prime Minister and Minister Spokesman|