Holiday time

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is spending his Easter holidays with his family at the publicly owned Las Marismillas Palace in the Doñana National Park.

Prime Minister to meet with heads of 39 businesses

Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero is today meeting with the heads of 39 Spanish companies in an attempt to seek a solution to the continuing economic crisis in the country.

Poll suggests 86% disapproval rating for Zapatero

A poll commissioned by El Pais and carried out by Metroscopia shows that nine out of ten Spaniards have no confidence in Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, although only 53% favour an early election.

Here’s your chance

Petitions have always been a part of government life, either sent by post or delivered to Number 10 by hand. The official Number 10 Downing Street website contains, amongst many things, a section for e-petitions. These can cover virtually any subject, and they do. The website states: You can now both create and sign petitions on this website too, giving …

Zapatero to be invested as Prime Minister today

José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero will today be invested as Prime Minister of Spain after a second vote takes place in Congress. He becomes the first person winning a General Election to actually need a second vote.