Taavi Rõivas' cabinet

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Taavi Rõivas' cabinet
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47th Cabinet of Estonia
Incumbent
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Date formed 26 March 2014
People and organizations
Head of government Taavi Rõivas
Head of state Toomas Hendrik Ilves (2006-present)
Number of ministers 14
Member party Estonian Reform Party,
Social Democratic Party
Opposition parties Estonian Centre Party
Pro Patria and Res Publica Union
History
Election(s) 2011 election
Legislature term(s) 4 years
Previous Andrus Ansip's third cabinet
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Taavi Rõivas' cabinet (March 26, 2014 (2014-03-26)—present)[1] is the current cabinet of Estonia. It is a coalition cabinet of free market liberal Estonian Reform Party and Social Democratic Party.

Ministers[edit]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Government's Office
Prime Minister   Taavi Rõivas 26 March 2014 Incumbent Reform
Ministry of Finance
Minister of Finance   Jürgen Ligi 4 June 2009 3 November 2014 Reform
  Maris Lauri 3 November 2014 Incumbent Reform
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister of Foreign Affairs   Urmas Paet 13 April 2005 3 November 2014 Reform
  Keit Pentus-Rosimannus 17 November 2014 Incumbent Reform
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure   Urve Palo 26 March 2014 Incumbent Social Democratic
Minister of Foreign Trade and Entrepreneurship   Anne Sulling 26 March 2014 Incumbent Reform
Ministry of Justice
Minister of Justice   Andres Anvelt 26 March 2014 Incumbent Social Democratic
Ministry of Defence
Minister of Defence   Sven Mikser 26 March 2014 Incumbent Social Democratic
Ministry of Culture
Minister of Culture   Urve Tiidus 4 December 2013 Incumbent Reform
Ministry of the Interior
Minister of the Interior and Regional Affairs   Hanno Pevkur 26 March 2014 Incumbent Reform
Ministry of Education and Research
Minister of Education and Research   Jevgeni Ossinovski 26 March 2014 Incumbent Social Democratic
Ministry of the Environment
Minister of the Environment   Keit Pentus-Rosimannus 6 April 2011 17 November 2014 Reform
  Mati Raidma 17 November 2014 Incumbent Reform
Ministry of Social Affairs
Minister of Social Protection   Helmen Kütt 26 March 2014 Incumbent Social Democratic
Minister of Health and Labour   Urmas Kruuse 26 March 2014 Incumbent Reform
Ministry of Agriculture
Minister of Agriculture   Ivari Padar 7 April 2014 Incumbent Social Democratic

Resignations[edit]

On 3 November 2014 Minister of Finance, Jürgen Ligi, resigned due of public pressure after scandalous Facebook post in which he insulted the Minister of Education and Research Jevgeni Ossinovski.[2] On the same day Maris Lauri became the new Minister of Finance.[3]

Also on 3 November 2014 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Urmas Paet, resigned to become an MP in the European Parliament.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uue valitsuse ministrid astusid vande andmisega ametisse". Postimees (in Estonian). 26 March 2014. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ligi Submits Letter of Resignation". ERR. 26 October 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Maris Lauri Becomes Estonia's First Female Finance Minister". ERR. 3 November 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Paet Reverses, Takes European Parliament Seat". ERR. 3 November 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2014. 

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Preceded by
Andrus Ansip's third cabinet
Government of Estonia
2014–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent