The secretary general of the Élysée, Alexis Kohler, opened the composition of Elisabeth Borne’s government. Bruno Le Maire and Gérald Darmanin keep their portfolios. Catherine Colonna joined Foreign Affairs and Pap Ndiaye in National Education.
The composition of government of Elisabeth Borne, which is responsible for implementing reforms in Emmanuel Macron’s second five -year term, revealed on Friday. Like the heavyweights Bruno Le Maire and Gerald Darmanin, continued. We also noticed the entrance to the chiraquienne Catherine Colonna of Foreign Affairs and the surprising teaching of the historian Pap Ndiaye of National Education.
Four days after the appointment of Elisabeth Borne to Matignon, the secretary general of the Élysée, Alexis Kohler, gave the list of “the best team, with the best talent“called by the new Prime Minister on Thursday.
Sébastien Lecornu inherited the prestigious Ministry of the Armed Forces, replaced by Florence Parly.
Despite the Head of State’s desire for change, re-elected on April 24 for a five-year term with the promise of an unprecedented approach to governance, the new government group is part to continue, with a marked right hand tone.
A political coloring that seems to be the opposite because of Emmanuel Macron’s commitments to open the prism to the executive on the left and to environmentalists after the presidential election.
Sébastien Lecornu was appointed to the Ministry of the Armed Forces
Bruno Le Maire and Gérald Darmanin, former members of Republicans (LR), keep their portfolio: Economy and Finance for the first, within a redefined perimeter, with the addition of Industrial and Digital Sovereignty, the Interior for the second .
Loyal to the President of the Republic and “macronist” for the first time remains: Clément Beaune, confirmed by European Affairs, Gabriel Attal, has left the spokesman of the Ministry of Public Accounts.
Another right-wing defector, close to Edouard Philippe who was valued by “Macronie”, Sébastien Lecornu inherited the prestigious Ministry of the Armed Forcesreplaced Florence Parly, after taking over the Overseas Territories by the previous government.
The news was “taken” from the ranks of ex-Republicans: the mayor of Angers Christophe Bechuwho left LR in 2017, was appointed Minister Delegate for Local Authority, and Damien Abad, ex-leader of the LR group in the Assembly who went on leave from the party on Thursday. He was appointed Minister of Solidarity, Autonomy and People with Disabilities.
The loyalty of the President of the Republic and the “macronists” of the first hour remained: Clement Beauneconfirmed by European Affairs, Gabriel Attalwho left the spokesperson of the Ministry of Public Accounts.
The outgoing Minister Delegate for Industry, Agnes Pannier-Runacherbecame Minister of Energy Transition, the outgoing Minister of Transformation and Public Service, Amelie de Montchalinbecame Minister of Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion.
Olivia Gregoire, former Secretary of State for the Social Economy, was promoted to government spokesman. new entrant, Stanislas Guerinigeneral delegate of the Renaissance (ex-La République en Marche), offered an important portfolio, Transformation and the Public Service.
The first Council of Ministers will take place on May 23 at 10:00 p.m.