Composition of the government/new appointments
Paris, June 29, 2011
At the Prime Minister’s proposal, President Sarkozy has terminated the ministerial functions of Mme Christine Lagarde, Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry.
He has appointed:
M. François Baroin as Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry;
Mme Valérie Pécresse as Minister for the Budget, Public Accounts and Administrative Reform, Government Spokesman;
M. François Sauvadet as Minister for the Civil Service;
M. Laurent Wauquiez as Minister for Higher Education and Research;
M. Jean Leonetti as Minister, attached to the Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, responsible for European Affairs;
M. Thierry Mariani as Minister, attached to the Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport and Housing, responsible for Transport;
M. Marc Laffineur as Minister of State, attached to the Minister for Defence and Veterans;
M. David Douillet as Minister of State, attached to the Ministre d’Etat, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs, responsible for the French Abroad;
Mme Claude Greff as Minister of State, attached to the Minister of Solidarity and Social Cohesion, responsible for the Family./.