A sweeping reshuffle is being prepared by Kyriakos Mitsotakis in the coming days or weeks, which means that many chairs in the government are “creaking”.
Initial information indicates that the prime minister’s plan foresees November to start with a new cabinet, which automatically puts all ministers and deputy ministers in uncertainty.
The famous agenda of Akis Skertsos, and of the prime minister, with the evaluations of all cabinet members determines the composition of the next government, which will involve more parliamentary officials.
Due to the escalating tension with Turkey and its positive handling, the Minister of National Defence Nikos Panagiotopoulos is adamant. The same applies to the Minister of Civil Protection, Michalis Chrysochoidis. In addition to these two, all others are considered candidates to leave or move.
Education Minister Niki Kerameos, who is preparing to hand over the portfolio she holds today, appears to belong to the category of those on the move. There is dissatisfaction with its handling of the school occupations from students and the huge masks given to them.
Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos, who lately appears to have been “disagreeing” with close associates of the Prime Minister, is also in a difficult position, which ranks him among those on the move.
There seems to be an issue with Adonis Georgiadis, who saw his responsibilities cliped after the appointment of a deputy minister acting as a surveyor.
Lina Mendonis is also expected to be outside the cabinet, paying for the regressions on the issue of compliance with the measures in the entertainment industry.
As for Giannis Vroutsis, journalistic information also put him on the list of ministers under movement, with the name of government representative Stelios Petsas returning to the spotlight.
There’s a big question mark next to Vassilis Kikilia’s name. His move from the Ministry of Health has long been rumored, but the pandemic leaves little room for that, although the name of Deputy Minister Vassilis Kontozamanis is recently heard for the position of Minister of Health.