Factbox: Draghi’s cabinet

(ANSA) – ROME, FEB 12 – Incoming Premier Mario Draghi’s new
cabinet has 23 members, including eight women ministers.
    It also has eight non-political experts, while the rest of the
cabinet is made up of figures from the wide range of parties
across the political spectrum that are supporting the
government.
    Seven of the ministers held the same positions in outgoing
Premier Giuseppe Conte’s government.
    Here is a list of the cabinet members.
    Foreign Minister – Luigi Di Maio (5-Star Movement (M5S), held
same position in last government).
    Daniele Franco – Economy (technocrat, Director General of the
Bank of Italy).
    Interior – Luciana Lamorgese (technocrat, held same position in
last government).
    Justice – Marta Cartabia (technocrat, the first woman president
of Italy’s Constitutional Court).
    Defence – Lorenzo Guerini (Democratic Party (PD) held same
position in last government).
    Industry – Giancarlo Giorgetti (League, former cabinet
secretary).
    Agriculture – Stefano Patuanelli (M5S, industry minister in last
government).
    Environment and Ecological Transition – Roberto Cingolani
(technocrat).
    Infrastructure and Transport – Roberto Giovannini (technocrat).
    Education – Patrizio Bianchi (technocrat).
    University – Cristina Messa (technocrat).
    Labour – Andrea Orlando (PD, former justice and environment
minister).
    Culture – Dario Franceschini (PD, held same position in last
government).
    Health – Roberto Speranza (LeU, held same position in last
government).
    Relations with Parliament – Federico D’Incà (M5S, held same
position in last government).
    Technological Innovation – Vittorio Colao (technocrat).
    Civil Service – Renato Brunetta (Forza Italia (FI) held same
position under Silvio Berlusconi between 2008 and 2011).
    Regional Affairs – Maria Stella Gelmini (FI, former education
minister).
    South – Mara Carfagna (FI, former equal opportunities minister).
    Equal Opportunities – Elena Bonetti (Italia Viva, held same
position in last government).
    Disability – Erika Stefani (League, former regional affairs
minister).
    Youth Policies – Fabiana Dadone (M5S, former civil service
minister).
    Tourism – Massimo Garavaglia (League).
    Cabinet Secretary – Roberto Garofoli (technocrat). (ANSA).
   

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