Ratzlaff Cabinet

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Jürgen Ratzlaff's cabinet is the 53rd and incumbent cabinet of Baltia, in office since 23 November 2016. It is a coalition cabinet of Baltish People's Party, Social Democratic Party and Christian Social Union. It was preceded by the David Romberg's second cabinet, a cabinet that ended when Social Democratic Party and Christian Social Union joined the opposition's no confidence vote against the cabinet. This is the first time since 1999 the Centre Party is out of the government. The new coalition was sworn in on 23 November 2016.

List of ministers[edit | edit source]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister Jürgen Ratzlaff 23 November 2016 Incumbent BFP
Deputy Prime Minister Eugen Osinsky 23 November 2016 6 June 2018 SP
Sfen Mitterer 6 June 2018 Incumbent SP
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sfen Mitterer 23 November 2016 Incumbent SP
Minister of Finance Sfen Sessler 23 November 2016 12 June 2017 CSU
Thomas Tiedemann 12 June 2017 Incumbent CSU
Minister of the Interior Andreas Annenberg 23 November 2016 26 November 2018 SP
Katrin Reich 26 November 2018 Incumbent SP
Minister of Justice Udo Reimann 23 November 2016 Incumbent CSU
Minister of Education and Research Elise Rehn 23 November 2016 Incumbent BFP
Minister of Defence Markus Tscherning 23 November 2016 12 June 2017 CSU
Jürgen Lusch 12 June 2017 Incumbent CSU
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Eugen Osinsky 23 November 2016 6 June 2018 SP
Rita Schiffner 6 June 2018 Incumbent SP
Minister of Health Katja Ilgner 23 November 2016 Incumbent CSU
Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Kerstin Simmel 23 November 2016 Incumbent BFP
Minister of Economic Affairs Ute Pauli 23 November 2016 Incumbent SP
Minister of Rural Affairs Martin Reichmann 23 November 2016 9 December 2016 BFP
Tobias Tannen 12 December 2016 Incumbent BFP
Minister of Environment and Natural Protection Markus Pöllmacher 23 November 2016 12 June 2017 CSU
Simon Kiesel 12 June 2017 Incumbent CSU
Minister of Culture Henrik Sachs 23 November 2016 Incumbent SP
Minister of Public Administration and Regional Affairs Michael Korkin 23 November 2016 24 May 2017 BFP
Jakob Aft 12 June 2017 17 April 2018 BFP
Hans Mangels 2 May 2018 Incumbent BFP

Resignations and Changes[edit | edit source]

On 9 December 2016, Minister of Rural Affairs, Martin Reichmann, resigned due to massive media criticism of the questionable business practices of his goat farm. Baltish People's Party decided to nominate Tobias Tannen as his successor.

On 24 May 2017, Minister of Public Administration and Regional Affairs, Michael Korkin, resigned in the interests of the health of the coalition, after the scandal that erupted following his comment on his lack of support for Baltia's NATO membership. He was replaced by Jakob Aft.

On 7 June 2017, following the change of party leadership, Christian Social Union, decided to replace three of its ministers in the Cabinet.

On 17 April 2018, Minister of Public Administration and Regional Affairs, Jakob Aft, resigned after being caught by Police speeding (73 km/h in 50 km/h zone) and driving under the influence (blood alcohol level 0.28‰). On 2 May 2018 he was replaced by Hans Mangels.

On 28 May 2018, following the municipal and regional elections, Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Eugen Osinsky, announced his intention to resign in order to focus on leading the Social Democratic Party to the next parliamentary election. On 6 June 2018 he was replaced as Deputy Prime Minister by Sfen Mitterer and as Minister of Labour and Social Affairs by Rita Schiffner.

On 20 November 2018, Minister of the Interior, Andreas Annenberg, announced that he would resign and leave politics due to health reasons. He was replaced by Katrin Reich on November 26.

See also[edit | edit source]

Romberg II Cabinet
Government of Baltia