|XXII Constitutional Government of Portugal|
Cabinet of Portugal
António Costa in 2014
|Date formed||26 October 2019|
|People and organisations|
|President of the Portuguese Republic||Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa|
|Prime Minister||António Costa (PS)|
|Prime Minister's history||Former Portuguese Government minister|
Former Mayor of Lisbon
Prime Minister of the XXI Constitutional Government
Appointed by President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on 8 October 2019
|No. of ministers||20 (19 ministers plus the Prime Minister)|
|Status in legislature||Socialist Party (PS) minority government|
|Election(s)||Portuguese legislative election, 2019|
|Predecessor||XXI Constitutional Government|
The XXII Constitutional Government of Portugal (Portuguese : XXII Governo Constitucional de Portugal) is the current cabinet of the Portuguese government; the 22nd since the establishment of the current constitution. It was established on 26 October 2019 as a Socialist Party (PS) minority government led by Prime Minister António Costa.
|Prime Minister||António Costa||Socialist Party|
|Minister of State, Economy and Digital Transition||Pedro Siza Vieira||Socialist Party|
|Minister of State, and of Foreign Affairs||Augusto Santos Silva||Socialist Party|
|Minister of State, and of the Premiership||Mariana Vieira da Silva||Socialist Party|
|Minister of State, and of Finance||João Leão||Independent|
|National Defence||João Gomes Cravinho||Independent|
|Internal Administration||Eduardo Cabrita||Socialist Party|
|Justice||Francisca Van Dunem||Independent|
|Modernisation of State and Public Administration||Alexandra Leitão||Socialist Party|
|Planning||Nelson de Souza||Socialist Party|
|Culture||Graça Fonseca||Socialist Party|
|Science, Technology and Higher Education||Manuel Heitor||Independent|
|Education||Tiago Brandão Rodrigues||Independent|
|Labour, Solidarity and Social Security||Ana Mendes Godinho||Socialist Party|
|Environment and Climate Action||João Pedro Matos Fernandes||Independent|
|Infrastructure and Housing||Pedro Nuno Santos||Socialist Party|
|Territorial Cohesion||Ana Abrunhosa||Socialist Party|
|Agriculture||Maria do Céu Albuquerque||Socialist Party|
|Sea||Ricardo Serrão Santos||Socialist Party|
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