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    Governing Council of the Statistical System of Catalonia

    The Governing Council of the Statistics System of Catalonia is the representative and participatory body of the entities and institutions that make up the Statistics System of Catalonia

    The Governing Council of the Statistics System of Catalonia is presided over by the Minister of the Ministry of the Ministry in charge of managing and coordinating the Statistics System of Catalonia, and consists of the following members:

    • The President, who is the Minister of the Ministry in charge of managing and coordinating the Statistics System of Catalonia.
    • Two Vice-Presidents positions, which are assigned to the Secretary General of the Ministry in charge of managing and coordinating the Statistics System of Catalonia.
    • The director of Idescat, who serves as a Secretary of the Council.
    • A representative of each Ministry of the Government of Catalonia, appointed by the relevant Minister, who is also the senior official responsible for the Ministry's statistics.
    • Two representatives of the county councils, one to represent counties of 75,000 inhabitants or more, and the other for the rest of the counties.
    • One representative of each one of the councils of Barcelona, Girona, LLeida and Tarragona.
    • One representative of the Barcelona City Council.
    • One representative of the Catalan city councils representing municipalities with more than 50,000 inhabitants.
    • One representative of the Catalan city councils representing municipalities with less than 50,000 inhabitants.
    • One representative of the official chambers of commerce.
    • One representative of the bodies governed by public law that participate in the Statistics System of Catalonia.

    The Governing Council of the Statistics System of Catalonia holds the following responsibilities:

    • Approving the relevant proposals on statistical activities for the preparation of the Statistical Plan for Catalonia.
    • Approving the Annual Statistical Action Programme, which the Minister of the relevant Ministry, in terms of the management and coordination of the Statistics System of Catalonia, must later submit to the Government for approval.
    • It must be informed of the rules that govern the statistics declared of interest by the Government of Catalonia, and the technical characteristics they must adhere to.
    • Making proposals in relation to the statistical activities that affect Catalan territory.
    • In general, those assigned to it by the President.

    For a more detailed description of the functions carried out by the Board of Governors, refer to Decree 24/2014, from the 25th February, on the organisation and operation of the Statistical Institute of Catalonia.

    Members
    President
    Vice-President of the Government and Ministry of the Economy and Finance Mr. Pere Aragonès i Garcia
    Vice-President
    Secretary General of the Ministry of Vice-presidency and of the Economy and Finance Mr. Albert Castellanos Maduell
    Secretary of Economy Sra. Natàlia Mas Guix
    Spokespersons
    Director of Idescat (Council secretary) Mr. Francesc Xavier Cuadras Morató
    Ministry of the Presidency Ms. Meritxell Masó i Carbó
    Ministry of Vice-presidency and of the Economy and Finance Ms. Marta Curto Grau
    Ministry for Foreign Action, Institutional Relations and Transparency Ms. Mercè Salvat i Guinjoan
    Ministry of Digital Policy and Public Administration Mr. Xavier Gatius i Garriga
    Ministry of Education Ms. Eva Ladrón Olivares
    Ministry of Health Mr. César Velasco Muñoz
    Ministry of Home Affairs Mr. Jordi Jardí i Pinyol
    Ministry of Territory and Sustainability Mr. Ferran Falcó Isern
    Ministry of Culture Mr. Francesc Vilaró i Casalinas
    Ministry of Justice Ms. Montserrat Muñoz Moreno
    Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families Mr. Josep Ginesta Vicente
    Ministry of Business and Knowledge Ms. M. Carme Alcaraz Molina
    Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food Mr. David Mascort Subiranas
    Representative of the county councils with more than 75,000 inhabitants Ms. Sílvia Peralta Valdívia
    Representative of the county councils of all other counties Mr. Francesc Xavier Quer Bosch
    Barcelona Provincial Council Mr. Francesc X. Forcadell Esteller
    Girona Provincial Council Mr. Miquel Noguer Planas
    Lleida Provincial Council Mr. Eloi Bergós Farràs
    Tarragona Provincial Council Ms. Maria José Beltran Piñol
    Barcelona City Council Mr. Màrius Boada i Pla
    Representative of the Catalan city councils with more than 50,000 inhabitants Mr. Joaquim Fernández i Oller
    Representative of the Catalan city councils with less than 50,000 inhabitants Nomination pending
    Official Chambers of Commerce Mr. Joan Ramon Rovira i Homs
    Representative of the bodies governed by public law that participate in the Statistics System of Catalonia Ms. M. Teresa Martí i Castro