The former prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday, just days after he was ousted from office via a no-confidence motion filed by the Socialists
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- The opposition Socialist Workers' Party presents a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy following the publication of the sentence in the Gurtel corruption scandal, which involved the ruling PP.
- The XIX Congress of the People's Party begins, which will elect the new party leader and successor of former Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. The candidates are former Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria and the party's deputy secretary of communication, Pablo Casado.
- The Government of Mariano Rajoy is ousted after a motion of no confidence passes 180-169. Pedro Sanchez of the Socialist Workers' Party is sworn in as the new Prime Minister. This is the first time in Spanish history that a vote of no confidence has resulted in a change of government.
- The debate on a motion of no confidence against Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government takes place at the Congress of Deputies, with a vote scheduled tomorrow. With an expected 180 votes against 176 needed, leader of the Opposition, socialist Pedro Sanchez, could immediately become the next Prime Minister.
- The Spanish Parliament votes to allow Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to lead a People's Party minority government after a ten month interregnum.