The LSAP’s Étienne Schneider (right) and Déi Gréng’s Félix Braz (left) look set to share the responsibility of deputy prime minister in the new government.
Photo: Anthony Dehez
Formateur of the new government Xavier Bettel has announced that coalition talks have been concluded.
As the future prime minister of the new DP-LSAP-Déi Gréng coalition, Bettel will on Thursday reveal details of the government’s programme for the next five years. Many policies have already been leaked to the press, with Bettel expected to announce free public transport throughout the country, for example.
A list of the new cabinet has also been leaked and includes some new faces, especially those representing the LSAP.
Both RTL (Luxembourgish) and the Luxemburger Wort (German) say they have information that the new cabinet will line up as follows:
Xavier Bettel (DP): prime minister and minister for media, communication and digitalisation
Étienne Schneider (LSAP): deputy prime minister and minister of the economy.
Félix Braz (Déi Gréng): deputy prime minister and justice minister.
Pierre Gramegna (DP): minister for finance
Jean Asselborn (LSAP): minister for foreign affairs and immigration
François Bausch (Déi Gréng): minister for transport, defence and domestic security
Claude Meisch (DP): minister for education and higher education
Corinne Cahen (DP): minister for the family
Sam Tanson (Déi Gréng): minister for housing and culture
Lex Delles (DP): minister for tourism and cooperation
Marc Hansen (DP): minister in charge of the civil service and research
Romain Schneider (LSAP): minister for agriculture
Dan Kersch (LSAP): minister for employment
Taina Bofferding (LSAP): minister for domestic affairs
Paulette Lenert (LSAP): minister for health and social security
Carole Dieschbourg (Déi Gréng): minister for the environment and climate
Claude Turmes (Déi Gréng): minister for sustainable development, energy and urban development