Wednesday, August 4

Changes in the Government: who leaves and who enters the Council of Ministers

Pedro Sánchez executes this Saturday the first major remodeling of his Government, which will not affect the ministries of United We Can. These are the modifications that we know at the moment:

Pedro Sánchez dismisses Carmen Calvo as first vice president in the new government remodeling. The first vice presidency that Calvo held until now will be for the Minister of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, Nadia Calviño, who was the second vice president.

Félix Bolaños, one of the president’s most trusted men in Moncloa, will be the Minister of the Presidency, Relations with the Courts and Democratic Memory. This was the portfolio that Carmen Calvo held.

The current president of the Senate, Pilar Llop, will be the new Minister of Justice, according to government sources to An expert judge in gender violence, Llop will replace Juan Carlos Campo at the head of the portfolio, who became part of the Government in January 2021 after the second inauguration of Pedro Sánchez.

Pedro Sánchez also dispenses with the services of his almighty chief of staff, Iván Redondo. The socialist Óscar López – who until now was president of Paradores – will be the new chief of staff of the Prime Minister.

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