Composition of the government/new appointments
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./.