Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez says ladies will maintain 12 of the 22 posts in his new authorities
ByThe Related Press
November 20, 2023, 7:53 AM
MADRID — Ladies will maintain 12 of the 22 posts within the new authorities named Monday by Spain’s just lately reelected Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez.
“The brand new authorities goes to have a marked feminist accent with 4 ladies deputy prime ministers and extra feminine ministers than male ministers,” Sánchez mentioned.
The Cupboard will embody 9 new ministers whereas key posts stay unchanged. Nadia Calviño retains the economic system portfolio, José Manuel Albares stays answerable for overseas affairs and Margarita Robles stays at protection.
Sánchez’s Socialist occasion will maintain 17 ministries and its leftist Sumar (Becoming a member of Forces) coalition accomplice may have 5 portfolios.
The outgoing authorities’s former far-left coalition accomplice, Unidas Podemos (Unite We Can), may have no ministries. The occasion’s former star, Equality Minister Irene Montero, can be changed by Ana Redondo of the Socialist occasion.
Sánchez was reelected prime minister on Thursday with backing from 179 lawmakers in Spain’s 350-seat parliament. His election was opposed by 171 deputies from the center-right Standard Get together and the far-right Vox.
His new time period has gotten off to a stormy begin after he clinched the assist in parliament of two Catalan separatist events in change for a controversial amnesty proposal for lots of of individuals in authorized bother over the Catalonia area’s failed secession try in 2017.
The proposal has triggered huge protests known as by the Standard Get together and Vox. A number of held by excessive right-wing teams near the Socialist occasion’s headquarters in Madrid resulted in clashes with police.
Talking Monday, Sánchez promised to “prioritize dialogue and negotiation in a legislature that can be key for the social and territorial cohesion of Spain.”
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