The ministers proposed to be part of the Nicolae Ciucă Government are heard on Wednesday in the specialized parliamentary commissions, starting with 10.00. Following the hearings, the committees will draw up a joint, reasoned advisory opinion. The investiture vote of the Ciuca Cabinet will take place on Thursday.
Sorin Cîmpeanu: “A new law on national education is needed”
UPDATE 14.10 Bogdan Aurescu received a positive opinion (33 votes in favor, 11 against).
Virgil Popescu received a positive opinion (39 votes in favor, 15 against).
Tanczos Barna received a positive opinion (24 votes in favor, 10 against).
Sorin Cîmpeanu received a favorable opinion (29 votes in favor, 3 against).
Sorin Cîmpeanu argued before the commission that Romania must adopt a new education law. “The main issue involves equity: it involves access to education for the Roma community and beyond. A new law on national education is needed, from next week “, said Cîmpeanu.
Sorin Grindeanu received a positive opinion (24 votes in favor, 9 against, 0 abstentions).
Alexandru Rafila received a positive opinion (26 votes in favor, 6 against).
Dan Vîlceanu received a positive opinion (17 votes in favor, 8 against, 1 abstention).
Florin Roman received a positive opinion (55 votes in favor, 22 against).
At 12.45 the hearings of Bogdan Aurescu (Foreign), Barna Tanczos (Environment) and Virgil Popescu (Energy) started.
Adrian Câciu: “I never considered myself a White Harap”
UPDATE 12.05 Cătălin Predoiu received a positive opinion.
Adrian Câciu received a positive opinion (34 votes in favor, 7 against, 1 abstention).
“On Friday night, you will have the rectification,” Adrian Câciu said at the hearing, when asked about the problems with the salaries in the health system.
“The need for financing for rectification is 5 billion lei. The Ministry of Labor will receive money for pensions, the Health must be supplemented. “
“I never considered myself Harap Alb. I am a team man and the results in agriculture were not because Câciu was there, but a team. ”
At 12.00 the hearings of Florin Roman (Digitization), Sorin Grindeanu (Transport), Dan Vîlceanu (European Funds), Alexandru Rafila (Health) started.
Adrian Chesnoiu: “We are still returning to earth”
UPDATE 11.55 Adrian Chesnoiu received a positive opinion (25 votes in favor, 6 against, 0 abstentions).
During the hearing, he was a little confused when he spoke about “the European strategy from the fork … from the farm to the fork has a vision that has given rise to many rumors”.
Adrian Chesnoiu also said at the hearings that “everything grows from the ground, but we still return to the ground”.
And Cseke Attila received a positive opinion (34 votes in favor, 6 against).
The first positive opinions
UPDATE 11.05 The hearings of the ministers proposed for Justice (Cătălin Predoiu), Finance (Adrian Câciu), Education (Sorin Cîmpeanu) and Development (Cseke Attila) started.
Eduard Novak received a positive opinion (17 votes in favor, 5 against, 3 abstentions).
Lucian Romașcanu received a positive opinion (5 votes in favor, 3 against, 1 abstention).
UPDATE 10.05 The hearings started at 10.00, with Lucian Romașcanu (Culture), Adrian Chesnoiu (Agriculture) and Eduard Novak (Sports).
On Tuesday, the appointed Prime Minister Nicolae Ciucă submitted to the Parliament the list of the PNL – PSD – UDMR Cabinet and the governing program for which he will ask for the vote of confidence of the Legislature.
According to the regulations, each candidate for the position of minister will be heard, in a joint meeting of the standing committees of the two Chambers whose object of activity corresponds to the sphere of competence of the future minister.
Following the hearing, the committees will draw up a joint, reasoned advisory opinion. The investiture vote is due on Thursday.
The program of the hearings can be consulted here: Hearings of Ciuca Government Ministers
List of the Ciuca Government
- Prime Minister: Nicolae Ciuca
- Deputy Prime Minister: Kelemen Hunor
- Deputy Prime Minister: Sorin Grindeanu
- Ministry of Finance: Adrian Câciu
- Ministry of Defense: Vasile Dîncu
- Ministry of Transport: Sorin Grindeanu
- Ministry of Labor: Marius Budai
- Ministry of Youth and Family: Gabriela Firea
- Ministry of Culture: Lucian Romașcanu
- Ministry of Economy: Florin Spătaru
- Ministry of Health: Alexandru Rafila
- Ministry of Agriculture: Adrian Chesnoiu
- Ministry of Justice – Cătălin Predoiu
- Ministry of European Funds – Dan Vîlceanu
- Ministry of Energy – Virgil Popescu
- Ministry of Interior – Lucian Bode
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Bogdan Aurescu
- Ministry of Education – Sorin Cîmpeanu
- Ministry of Digitization – Florin Roman
- Ministry of SMEs and Tourism – Constantin Cadariu
- Ministry of Development: Cseke Attila
- Ministry of Environment: Tanczos Barna
- Ministry of Sports: Eduard Novak