President announces new Government


President François Hollande, on the advice of his new prime minister has announced his new government. The list of ministers as published on the presidential website is as follows:

Laurent Fabius Minister of Foreign Affairs
Vincent Peillon Minister of National Education
Mme Christiane Taubira Keeper of the Seals and Minister of Justice
Pierre Moscovici Minister of Economy, Finance and Foreign Trade
Mme Marisol Touraine Minister of Social Affairs and Health
Mme Cécile Duflot Minister of Equal Territories and Housing
Manuel Valls Minister of the Interior
Mme Nicole Bricq Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy
Arnaud Montebourg Minister of Productive Recovery
Michel Sapin Minister of Labour, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue
Jean-Yves Le Drian Minister of Defence
Mme Aurélie Filippetti Minister of Culture and Communication
Mme Geneviève Fioraso Minister of Higher Education and Research
Mme Najat Vallaud-Belkacem Minister of Women’s Rights and the Government spokesperson
Stéphane Le Foll Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food
Mme Marylise Lebranchu Minister of State Reform, Decentralisation and the Civil Service
Victorin Lurel Minister of Overseas
Mme Valérie Fourneyron Minister of Sport, Youth Popular Education and Community Life
Jérôme Cahuzac Minister Delegate for the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Foreign
Trade for the Budget
Mme George Pau-Langevin Minister Delegate to the Ministry of Education responsible for Academic Success
Alain Vidalies Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister responsible for relations with Parliament
Mme Delphine Batho Minister Delegate to the Keeper of the Seals, Minister of Justice
François Lamy Minister Delegate to the ministry of Equal Areas and Housing for Towns
Bernard Cazeneuve Minister Delegate to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with Responsibility
for European Affairs
Mme Michèle Delaunay Minister Delegate to the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health with
responsibility for the Elderly and Dependant
Kader Arif Minister Delegate at the Ministry of Defence, responsible for Veterans
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