Deputy Prime Minister of Spain

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First Deputy Prime Minister of Spain
Vicepresidente Primero del Gobierno de España
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Incumbent
Carmen Calvo

since 7 June 2018
Government of Spain
Council of Ministers
StyleExcelentísimo/a Señor/a
Member ofCabinet
ResidenceSemillas Building, Palacio de la Moncloa
SeatMadrid, Spain
NominatorThe Prime Minister
AppointerThe Monarch
Countersigned by the Prime Minister of Spain
Term lengthNo fixed term
No term limits are imposed on the office.
Constituting instrumentConstitution of 1978
Formation3 October 1840
(180 years ago)
 (1840-10-03)
First holderJoaquín María Ferrer
Unofficial namesDeputy Prime Minister of Spain
Salary€77,992 p.a.[1]

The First Deputy Prime Minister of Spain, officially First Vice President of the Government of Spain, (Spanish: Vicepresidente Primero del Gobierno de España) is the second politician in charge after the Prime Minister of Spain. They take the responsiblities of Prime Minister when the office vacant due to resignation or death.

Living Deputy Prime Ministers[change | change source]

As of September 2021, there are ten living former Spanish Deputy Prime Ministers:

The most recent Deputy Prime Minister to die was Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba (served 2010–2011) on 10 May 2019, aged 67.

References[change | change source]

  1. EFE (2019-01-14). "Pedro Sánchez percibirá un salario de 82.978 euros". El País (in Spanish). ISSN 1134-6582. Retrieved 2019-02-09.