Council of Ministers (Italy)

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The Council of Ministers (Italian: Consiglio dei Ministri) is the principal executive organ of the Government of Italy. It comprises the President of the Council (i.e. the prime minister), all the ministers, and the undersecretary to the President of the Council. Junior ministers (Italian: sottosegretari) are part of the government, but are not members of the Council of Ministers.

List of Italian Ministers

The current Italian government is led by Matteo Renzi. As of April 2015, the government has 16 Ministers, of whom three are without portfolio.[1]

Party key Democratic Party
New Centre-Right
Union of the Centre
Renzi Cabinet
Ministry Minister Party
President of the Council (Prime Minister) Matteo Renzi PD
State Secretary to the Prime Minister Claudio De Vincenti PD
Ministers with portfolio
Minister of the Interior Angelino Alfano NCD
Minister of Foreign Affairs Paolo Gentiloni PD
Minister of Defense Roberta Pinotti PD
Minister of Justice Andrea Orlando PD
Minister of Economy and Finance Pier Carlo Padoan Independent
Minister of Economic Development Carlo Calenda PD
Minister of Infrastructures and Transports Graziano Delrio PD
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies Maurizio Martina PD
Minister of Education, Universities and Research Stefania Giannini PD
Minister of Labour and Social Policies Giuliano Poletti Independent
Minister of the Environment, Protection of Land and Sea Gian Luca Galletti UdC
Minister of Heritage and Cultural Activities and Tourism Dario Franceschini PD
Minister of Health Beatrice Lorenzin NCD
Ministers without portfolio
Minister for Constitutional Reforms and Parliamentary Relations Maria Elena Boschi PD
Minister for Simplification of Public Administration Marianna Madia PD
Minister for Regional Affairs and Autonomies Enrico Costa NCD


  1. "I Ministri, i Vice Ministri e i Sottosegretari del Governo Renzi". The official website of the Government of Italy.

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