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The Government of Talossa is formed after each general election, at intervals of eight months or less. After the election, the political party or coalition of parties holding a majority of seats in the newly elected Cosa organizes a new government administration, recommending to the King a particular person for the office of Seneschal, or Prime Minister. The Seneschal appoints a cabinet of ministers to enact various functions specified in the Organic Law and in statutes (most particularly The Cabinet Refinishing Act). Typically, new Seneschals have left some of the offices vacant, or permitted the incumbents to retain their positions.

Full list of appointees

  • The Prime Ministry
    • Seneschal (Prime Minister) - The Most Honourable Lüc da Schir
    • Distain (Deputy Prime Minister) - The Right Honourable Miestrâ Schivâ, UrN
  • Ministry of Culture
    • Minister of Culture - The Right Honourable Dame Miestrâ Schivâ, UrN
    • Bureaus:
        • Büreu del Glheþ Talossan (Ladintsch Naziunal Sir Cresti Siervicül, UrN)
        • Wargames Bureau (National Gamemaster Dien Tresplet)
  • Ministry of Finance
    • Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Royal Bank & Post - The Right Honourable C. Carlüs Xheraltescù
    • Institutions and Boards:
      • The Royal Bank & Post - Ian da Bitour, President
      • The Royal Treasury Reserve Board:
        • Sir Cresti Siervicül, UrN
        • Sir Alexandreu Davinescu, UrN
        • S:reu Breneir Itravilatx
        • Sir X. Pol Briga, UrN
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • Foreign Minister - Magniloqueu Épiqeu da Lhiun
    • The Ministry operates six continental embassies, whose Ambassadors-General are empowered to create embassies and appoint ambassadors to nations within these continents:
      • Ambassador-General to Africa: vacant
      • Ambassador-General to Asia: Béneditsch Ardpresteir
      • Ambassador-General to Australia and Oceania: vacant
      • Ambassador-General to Europe: vacant
      • Ambassador-General to North America: Davíu Lundescu
      • Ambassador-General to South America: vacant
    • The Ministry also maintains, through the embassies to each foreign nation, consulates where currency of that nation is exchanged for Talossan currency:
      • Talossan Consulate in Fredonia, Wisconsin, USA: Consul-General Baron Fritz von Buchholtz, UrN, Cin., S.H.
  • Ministry of the Interior
    • Minister of the Interior - Ian Plätschisch
      • Deputy Minister for Home Affairs - Vacant
        • Bureaus:
          • Bureau of Cestour Affairs -Empty, pending appointment.
          • Bureau of Provincial Affairs -Empty, pending appointment.
      • Deputy Minister for Immigration - Vacant
      • Bureaus, Agencies and Offices:
        • New Citizens' Committee
          • Glüc da Dhi, Chairman
      • Deputy Minister for Defence - Jeremy Davis
        • Bureaus, Branches, and Offices:
          • The Bureau of the Navy
          • Zouaves of the Royal Bodyguard (Captain of the Guard Sir Mick Preston, commissioned 28 May 2007)
          • Primary Intelligence Group (PIG). The identity of the Intelligence Director is concealed, although if you see anyone using the Talossan language to order a martini, shaken not stirred, please do not blow his cover.
          • Office of Private Adventurers. This office is the official clearing-house for all activities related to private adventures.
  • Ministry of STUFF
    • Minister of STUFF - The Right Honourable Glüc da Dhi
    • Bureaus:
      • Bureau of Social Publicity Administration and Management (SPAM)
  • Ministry of Justice
    • Attorney-General - The Right Honourable Viteu Marcianüs
      • Deputy - Magniloqueu da Lhiun

Current Cabinet

The third cabinet led by Seneschal Lüc da Schir came to power after elections to the 51st Cosa and is currently still in office. The cabinet supersedes its previous iteration and is formed by the same parties, and largely by the same ministers.

Munditenens Tresplet retired from the Cabinet and the Senate to serve as Tuischac'h, and was replaced as Finance Minister by Carlüs Xheraltescu; Ian Plätschisch took up a portfolio as Interior Minister after serving only as Distain and focusing on legislative efforts during the previous term; and lastly, the Prime Minister picked Senator Magniloqueu da Lhiun in an effort to boost the agenda of the Foreign Affairs Ministry.

The government's Cosa majority is 62 (131-69), as of the Second Clark, although the lone HAT MC has so far also voted in favour on both VoCs. Five out of eight senators (seven after Senator Grischun's resignations) are aligned with the Government, four from the MRPT and one from the Free Democrats.

Party key   Moderate Radicals
  Free Democrats
Third da Schir Cabinet
Portfolio Minister Term
Cabinet ministers
Prime Minister The Most Hon. Senator Lüc da Schir 24 October 2017 - current
Deputy Prime Minister The Rt Hon. Miestrâ Schivâ, UrN MC 24 October 2017 - current
Foreign Affairs Minister The Rt Hon. Senator Magniloqueu É. da Lhiun 24 October 2017 - current
Finance Minister The Rt Hon. C. Carlüs Xheraltescu 24 October 2017 - current
Attorney General
Justice Minister
The Rt Hon. Viteu Marcianüs MC 24 October 2017 - current
Interior Minister The Rt Hon. Ian Plätschisch MC 24 October 2017 - current
Culture Minister The Rt Hon. Miestrâ Schivâ, UrN MC 24 October 2017 - current
STUFF Minister The Rt Hon. Senator Glüc da Dhi 24 October 2017 - current
Also attending Cabinet
Minister without Portfolio The Rt Hon. Txoteu É. Davinescu MC 24 October 2017 - current