Deputy Prime Minister of Spain
|First Deputy Prime Minister of Spain
Vicepresidente Primero del Gobierno de España
|Government of Spain|
Council of Ministers
|Residence||Semillas Building, Palacio de la Moncloa|
|Nominator||The Prime Minister|
Countersigned by the Prime Minister of Spain
|Term length||No fixed term|
No term limits are imposed on the office.
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of 1978|
|Formation||3 October 1840|
|First holder||Joaquín María Ferrer|
|Unofficial names||Deputy Prime Minister of Spain|
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:
Rodolfo Martín Villa
In office: 1981–1982
In office: 1982–1991
In office: 1991–1995
In office: 1996–2000
In office: 2000–2003
In office: 2003–2004
María Teresa Fernández de la Vega
In office: 2004–2010
In office: 2011
Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría
In office: 2011-2018
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]
- EFE (2019-01-14). "Pedro Sánchez percibirá un salario de 82.978 euros". El País (in Spanish). ISSN 1134-6582. Retrieved 2019-02-09.