France

President Hollande reshuffles his government


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Following the loss of several of his ministers, President François Hollande has carried out a comprehensive review of his government. Former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has been brought back in to the government as Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development and Ségolène Royal has taken the role of Minister of Environment. Four ministers have left the government and a number of changes have taken place at Secretary of State level.

You can find the full list of all of the changes here.

The following are the new ministers appointed:

Jean-Marc Ayrault Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Ségolène Royal Minister of Environment, Energy and Marine,
in charge of international relations on the climate
Marisol Touraine Minister of Social Affairs and Health
Jean-Michel Baylet Minister of Planning, Rural Affairs and Local Authorities
Emmanuelle Cosse Minister of Housing and Sustainable Living
Audrey Azoulay Minister of Culture and Communication
Laurence Rossignol Minister for Family, Children and Women’s Rights
Annick Girardin Minister of Public Service

The following are appointed Secretaries of State and will participate in the Council of Ministers on matters within their remit:

Ericka Bareigts Secretary of State to the Prime Minister, in charge of real equality
Jean-Vincent Placé Secretary of State to the Prime Minister in charge of State reform and simplification
Juliette Méadel Secretary of State to the Prime Minister, responsible for assisting victims
André Vallini Secretary of State to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development
for Development and Francophonie
Alain Vidalies Secretary of State to the Minister of Environment, Energy and Marine, in charge of
international relations on the climate, responsible for transport, sea and fishing
Barbara Pompili State Secretary to the Minister of Environment, Energy and Marine, in charge of
international relations on the climate, responsible for biodiversity
Ségolène Neuville State Secretary to the Minister of Social Affairs and Health, in charge of
disabled people and the fight against exclusion
Pascale Boistard State Secretary to the Minister of Social Affairs and Health,
in charge of the elderly and autonomy
Clotilde Valter State Secretary to the Minister of Labour, Employment, Vocational Training and
Social Dialogue, in charge of vocational training and learning
Estelle Grelier Secretary of State to the Minister of Planning, Rural Affairs and the local authorities
in charge of local authorities
Hélène Geoffroy State Secretary of the city, Minister of Youth and Sports, in charge of the city

The full list of the government is as follows:

Jean-Marc Ayrault Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Ségolène Royal Minister of Environment, Energy and Marine, in charge of international
relations on the climate
Najat Vallaud-Belkacem Minister of National Education, Higher Education and Research
Michel Sapin Minister of Finance and Public Accounts
Marisol Touraine Minister of Social Affairs and Health
Jean-Yves Le Drian Minister of Defence
Jean-Jacques Urvoas Keeper of the Seals, Minister of Justice
Myriam El Khomri Minister of Labour, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue
Jean-Michel Baylet Minister of Planning, Rural Affairs and Local Authorities
Bernard Cazeneuve Minister of the Interior
Stéphane Le Foll Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, spokesman of the Government
Emmanuelle Cosse Minister of Housing and Sustainable Living
Emmanuel Macron Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs
Audrey Azoulay Minister of Culture and Communication
Laurence Rossignol Minister for Family, Children and Women’s Rights
Annick Girardin Minister of Public Service
Patrick Kanner Minister of Towns, Youth and Sports
George Pau-Langevin Minister of Overseas

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