French government line-up

20th June 2007, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, June 20, 2007 (AFP) - Fifteen ministers and 17 junior ministers were appointed Tuesday to President Nicolas Sarkozy's rightwing government following parliamentary elections.

PARIS, June 20, 2007 (AFP) - Fifteen ministers and 17 junior ministers were appointed Tuesday to President Nicolas Sarkozy's rightwing government following parliamentary elections.

Here is the full list of appointments.

  • Prime Minister: Francois Fillon
  • Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Planning: Jean-Louis Borloo
  • Minister for the Interior, Overseas Departments and Territorial Administration: Michele Alliot-Marie
  • Minister of Foreign and European Affairs: Bernard Kouchner
  • Minister for the Economy, Finance and Employment: Christine Lagarde
  • Minister for Immigration, Integration, National Identity and Co-Development: Brice Hortefeux
     
    Minister for Justice: Rachida Dati
  • Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries: Michel Barnier
  • Minister for Labour, Social Relations and Solidarity: Xavier Bertrand
  • Minister for National Education: Xavier Darcos
  • Minister for Higher Education and Research: Valerie Pecresse
  • Minister of Defence: Herve Morin
  • Minister for Health, Youth and Sports: Roselyne Bachelot-Narquin
  • Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs: Christine Boutin
  • Minister for Culture and Communication: Christine Albanel
  • Minister for the Budget, Public Finances and Public Service: Eric Woerth
  • Junior minister responsible for relations with parliament: Roger Karoutchi
  • Junior minister for European and foreign affairs: Jean-Pierre Jouyet
  • Junior minister and government spokesman: Laurent Wauquiez
  • Junior minister responsible for assessing public policy: Eric Besson
  • Junior minister responsible for solidarity: Valerie Letard
  • Junior minister responsible for transport: Dominique Bussereau
  • Junior minister responsible for the environment: Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet
  • Junior minister responsible for overseas matters: Christian Estrosi
  • Junior minister responsible for the public sector: Andre Santini
  • Junior minister responsible for foreign assistance and francophony: Jean-Marie Bockel
  • Junior minister responsible for foreign trade and business: Herve Novelli
  • Junior minister responsible for urban affairs: Fadela Amara
  • Junior minister responsible for veterans' affairs: Alain Marleix
  • Junior minister responsible for foreign affairs and human rights: Rama Yade
  • Junior minister responsible for consumer affairs and tourism: Luc Chatel
  • High commissioner responsible for fighting poverty: Martin Hirsch
  • Junior minister for youth and sports: Bernard Laporte


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