Ministry of the Presidency (Spain)

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Minister of the Presidency, Relations with the Cortes and Equality
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Incumbent
Carmen Calvo Poyato

since 7 June 2018
Style The Most Excellent (formal)
Madam Minister of the Presidency (informal)
Appointer Pedro Sánchez
Inaugural holder Luis Carrero Blanco
Formation 1951
Website Ministry of the Presidency, Relations with the Cortes and Equality

The Ministry of the Presidency, Relations with the Cortes and Equality, Spanish: 'Ministerio de la Presidencia, Relaciones con las Cortes e Igualdad', is the ministerial department of the Government of Spain which assures the link between the different Ministries and the President of the Government and is responsible for the relations between the Government and the Parliament. The Ministry's official budget for 2017 is 1.2 billions.[1]

Responsibilities[edit]

The Ministry of the Presidency, Relations with the Cortes and Equality is a department of the General Administration responsible for:[2]

  • Coordinating the matters of institutional relevance.
  • Preparing, carrying out and tracking the legislative program.
  • Supporting the President of the Government.
  • Supporting the Cabinet, the Government's Delegated Commissions and the General Commission of Secretaries and Undersecretaries of the State.
  • Supporting the Government with its relationships with the Cortes Generales.
  • Managing the policies for making the equality between men and women real and effective and for eradicating all kind of discrimination.

Structure[edit]

The Ministry of the Presidency, Relations with the Cortes and Equality is organised in the following superior bodies:

List of Ministers[edit]

INIA Building, headquarters of the Ministry of the Presidency


(1) Undersecretaries of the Presidency (2) Minister of the Presidency and for the Territorial Administrations (3) Minister of the Presidency, Relations with the Cortes and Equality

References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of Spain, Ministry of the Treasury. "General Budget of the State" (PDF). 
  2. ^ Royal Decree 415/2016, 3 November, for restructuring the ministerial departments (in Spanish)

External links[edit]