Jens Stoltenberg's Second Government

17 October 2005 – 16 October 2013

Labour Party (Lab.), Socialist Left Party (Soc.) and Centre Party (Cent.)

  

                                            Number of government members:
                                            17.10.2005                         19
                                            20.10.2009                         20
                                            05.03.2012                         19
                                            23.03.2012                         20

                                            Number of state secretaries and political advisors:
                                            17.10.2005                         18
                                            28.10.2005                         61      
                                            08.06.2009                         65
                                            20.10.2009                         45
                                            30.11.2009                         63
                                            05.03.2012                         65
                                            23.03.2012                         64
                                            09.09.2013                         65

                                            Number of men/women in government:
                                            17.10.2005   10 men - 9 women 
                                            21.09.2007    9 men - 10 women 
                                            18.10.2007   10 men - 9 women
                                            20.10.2009   10 men - 10 women
                                            05.03.2012    9 men - 10 women
                                            23.03.2012   10 men - 10 women               

  

Prime Minister
Stoltenberg, Jens, former prime minister. Prime Minister. (Lab.)


Councillors of State
Halvorsen, Kristin, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Finance. Chief of the Ministry of of Education and Research, responsible for Day-Care Centres, Primary and Secondary Education Affairs 20 October 2009. Also Chief of the Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion 5-23 March 2012. Chief of the entire Ministry of Education and Research 23 March 2012. (Soc.)

Haga, Åslaug Marie, former councillor of state. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, except Integration, Immigration, Sami and Minority Affairs. Chief of the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development 1 January 2006. Leave of absence 28 August-10 September 2006. Chief of the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy 21 September 2007. Leave of absence 14 June 2008. Resigned 20 June 2008. (Cent.)

Støre, Jonas Gahr, former state secretary. Minister of Foreign Affairs. Chief of the Ministry of Health and Care Services 21 September 2012. (Lab.)

Strøm-Erichsen, Anne-Grete, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Defence. Chief of the Ministry of Health and Care Services 20 October 2009. Chief of the Ministry of Defence 21 September 2012. (Lab.)

Bjørnøy, Helen Oddveig, general secretary. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of the Environment. Resigned 18 October 2007. (Soc.)

Enoksen, Odd Roger, former councillor of state. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 21 September 2007. (Cent.)

Solheim, Erik, senior advisor. Councillor of State, Chief of International Development Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Also Chief of the Ministry of the Environment 18 October 2007. Resigned 23 March 2012. (Soc.)

Eriksen, Odd, county councillor. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 29 September 2006. (Lab.)

Navarsete, Liv Signe, former political advisor. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. Leave of absence 18 May-8 June 2009. Chief of the Ministry of Local Governmentand Regional Development 20 October 2009. (Cent.)

Djupedal, Øystein Kåre, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Education and Research, also Chief of Day-Care Centres Affairs in the Ministry of Children and Family Affairs. Chief of the Ministry of Education and Research 1 January 2006. Resigned 18 October 2007. (Soc).

Hanssen, Bjarne Håkon, former councillor of state. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, except Alcohol and Drug Affairs, also Chief of Integration, Immigration, Sami and Minority Affairs in the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Chief of the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 1 January 2006. Chief of the Ministry of Health and Care 20 June 2008. Also Chief of the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion from 2 October 2009. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Lab.)

Storberget, Knut, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Justice and the Police. Sick leave 27 February-29 March 2009. Also chief of the Department of Immigration in the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 20 October 2009. Leave of absence 1 January 2011-31 March 2011, except 19 January 2011. Resigned 11 November 2011. (Lab.)

Bekkemellem, Karita, former councillor of state. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Children and Family Affairs, except Day-Care Centres Affairs. Chief of the Ministry of Children and Equality 1 January 2006. Resigned 18 October 2007. (Lab.)

Giske, Trond, former councillor of state. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs. Also Chief of the Ministry of Children and Equality 15-29 February 2008. Also Chief of the Ministry og Justice and the Police 27 February- 29 March 2009. Chief of the Ministry of Trade and Industry 20 October 2009. (Lab.)

Brustad, Sylvia Kristin, former councillor of state. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Health and Care Services, also Chief of Alcohol and Drug Affairs in the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. Chief of the Ministry of Health and Care Services 1 January 2006. Chief of the Ministry of Trade and Industry 20 June 2008. Also Chief of the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs from 2 October 2009. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Lab.)

Røys, Heidi Grande, day care centre manager. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Modernisation, also responsible for the coordination of Nordic cooperation. Chief of the Ministry og Government Administration and Reform 1 January 2006. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Soc.)

Riis-Johansen, Terje, former political advisor. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Chief of the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy 20 June 2008. Resigned 4 March 2011. (Cent.)

Pedersen, Helga, former political advisor. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Leave of absence 16 November 2006-10 April 2007. Resigned 2 October 2009. (Lab.)

Andersen, Dag Terje, former councillor of state. Councillor of State 29 September 2006, Chief of the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Also Chief of the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs 16 November 2006-10 April 2007. Chief of the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 20 June 2008. Resigned 2 October 2009. (Lab.)

Kleppa, Magnhild Meltveit, former councillor of state. Councillor of State 21 September 2007, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Also Chief of the Ministry of Transport and Communications 29 May-8 June 2009. Chief of the Ministry of Transport and Communications 20 October 2009. Resigned 18 June 2012. (Cent.)

Aasland, Tora, county governor. Councillor of State 18 October 2007, Chief of Research and Higher Education Affairs in the Ministry of Education and Research. Also Chief of Day-Care Centres, Primary and Secondary Education Affairs 18 June-12 August 2008. Also Chief of the Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion 29 November 2010-20 March 2011. Resigned 23 March 2012. (Soc.)

Ramin-Osmundsen, Manuela, head of section. Councillor of State 18 October 2007, Chief of the Ministry of Children and Equality, also Chief of Anti-Discrimination Affairs in the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 15 February 2008. (Lab.)

Solhjell, Bård Vegar, state secretary. Councillor of State 18 October 2007, Chief of the Ministry of Education and Research, responsible for Day-Care Centres, Primary and Secondary Education Affairs. Leave of absence 18 June-12 August 2008. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Soc.)

Huitfeldt, Anniken, Member of Storting. Councillor of State 29 February 2008, Chief of the Ministry of Children and Equality. Chief of the Ministry of Church and Culture, except the Department of Church Affairs, 20 October 2009. Chief of the Ministry of Culture 1 January 2010. Chief of the Ministry of Labour 21 September 2012. (Lab.)

Brekk, Lars Peder, former councillor of state. Councillor of State 20 June 2008, Chief of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Leave of absence 2 March-16 March 2011. Resigned 18 June 2012. (Cent.)

Faremo, Grete, former councillor of state. Councillor of State 20 October 2009, Chief of the Ministry of Defence. Also Chief of the Ministry of Justice and the Police 1 January 2011-31 March 2011, except 19 January 2011. Chief of the Ministry of Justice and the Police 11 November 2011, Ministry of Justice and Emergency Planning 1 January 2012, Ministry of Justice and Public Security 2012. (Lab.)

Johnsen, Sigbjørn, former councillor of state. Councillor of State 20 October 2009, Chief of the Ministry of Finance. (Lab.)

Schjøtt-Pedersen, Karl Eirik, former councillor of state. Councillor of State at the Office of the Prime Minister 20 October 2009. Leave of absence 17 July 2013-20 August 2013. (Lab.)

Aasrud, Rigmor, former state secretary. Councillor of State 20 October 2009, Chief of the Ministry of Government Administration and Reform and for the Department of Church Affairs in the Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs. Also Minister of Nordic cooperation. Until 20 December 2009 also Chief of the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion, except the Department of Immigration and the Department of Integration. Chief of the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs 1 January 2010. Also Chief of the Ministry of Labour 19 November 2010-3 January 2011. (Lab.)

Bjurstrøm, Hanne, special adviser. Councillor of State 20 October 2009, International Climate Negotiations Affairs in the Ministry of the Environment until 20 December 2009. From 21 December 2009 Chief of the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion except the Department of Immigration, the Department of Integration and Diversity and the Department of Sami Policy. Chief of the Ministry of Labour 1 January 2010. Leave of absence 5 November 2010-3 January 2011. Resigned 21 September 2012. (Lab.)

Berg-Hansen, Lisbeth, former state secretary. Councillor of State 20 October 2009, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. (Lab.)

Lysbakken, Audun, Member of Storting. Councillor of State 20 October 2009, Chief of the Ministry of Children and Equality and for the Department and Diversity in the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Chief of the Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion 1 January 2010. Leave of absence 29 November 2010-20 March 2011. Resigned 5 March 2012. (Soc.)

Moe, Ola Borten, Member of Parliament. Councillor of State 4 March 2011, Chief of the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. (Cent.)

Eide, Espen Barth, state secretary. Councillor of State 11 November 2011, Chief of the Ministry of Defence. Minister of Foreign Affairs 21 September 2012. (Lab.)

Solhjell, Bård Vegar, former councillor of state. Councillor of State 23 March 2012, Chief of the Ministry of the Environment. (Soc.)

Holmås, Heikki, from 29 September 2012 Holmås, Heikki Eidsvoll, Member of Storting. Councillor of State 23 March 2012, Chief of International Development Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Soc.)

Thorkildsen, Inga Marte, Member of Storting. Councillor of State 23 March 2012, Chief of the Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. (Soc.)

Arnstad, Marit, former councillor of state. Councillor of State 18 June 2012, Chief of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. (Cent.)

Vedum, Trygve Slagsvold, Member of Parliament. Councillor of State 18 June 2012, Chief of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food. (Cent.)

Tajik, Hadia, Member of Storting. Councillor of State 21 September 2012, Chief of the Ministry of Culture. (Lab.)


Change of ministers in Stoltenberg's Second Government:
 

Date Ministry  Out of ministry Into ministry
2006      
29.09.2006 Trade and
Industry
Odd Eriksen 
- out of government
Dag Terje Andersen
- into government
16.11.2006 Fisheries and
Coastal Affairs
Helga Pedersen
- leave of absence
Dag Terje Andersen
- acting
2007 Ministry  Out of ministry Into ministry
10.04.2007 Fisheries and
Coastal Affairs
Dag Terje Andersen
- acting
Helga Pedersen
21.09.2007 Local Government
and Regional
Development
Åslaug Haga Magnhild M. Kleppa
- into government
21.09.2007 Petroleum
and Energy
Odd Roger  Enoksen
- out of government
Åslaug Haga
18.10.2007 Environment Helen Bjørnøy
- out of government
Erik Solheim
18.10.2007 Education Øystein Djupedal
- out of government
Bård Vegar Solhjell
- into government
18.10.2007 Children and
Equality
Karita Bekkemellem
- out of government
Manuela R-Osmundsen
- into government
18.10.2007 Research Affairs
in Education
  Tora Aasland
- into government
2008 Ministry  Out of ministry Into ministry
15.02.2008 Children and
Equality
Manuela R-Osmundsen
- out of government
Trond Giske
- acting
29.02.2008 Children and
Equality
Trond Giske
- acting
Anniken Huitfeldt
- into government
18.06.2008 Education Bård Vegar Solhjell
- leave of absence
Tora Aasland
- acting
20.06.2008 Petroleum
and Energy
Åslaug Haga
- out of government
Terje Riis-Johansen
20.06.2008 Labour and
Social Inclusion
Bjarne Håkon Hanssen Dag Terje Andersen
20.06.2008 Health and Care Sylvia Brustad Bjarne Håkon Hanssen
20.06.2008 Agriculture
and Food
Terje Riis-Johansen Lars Peder Brekk
- into government
20.06.2008 Trade and
Industry
Dag Terje Andersen Sylvia Brustad
12.08.2008 Education Tora Aasland
- acting
Bård Vegar Solhjell
2009 Ministry Out of ministry Into ministry
27.02.2009 Justice Knut Storberget
- leave of absence
Trond Giske
- acting
30.03.2009 Justice Trond Giske
- acting
Knut Storberget
29.05.2009 Transport and
Communications
Liv Signe Navarsete
- leave of absence
Magnhild M. Kleppa
- acting
08.06.2009 Transport and
Communications
Magnhild M. Kleppa
- acting
Liv Signe Navarsete
02.10.2009 Fisheries and
Coastal Affairs
Helga Pedersen
- out of government
Sylvia Brustad
02.10.2009 Labour and
Social Inclusion
Dag Terje Andersen
- out of government
Bjarne Håkon Hanssen
20.10.2009 Finance Kristin Halvorsen Sigbjørn Johnsen
- into government
20.10.2009 Education Bård Vegar Solhjell
- out of government
Kristin Halvorsen
20.10.2009 Transport and
Communications
Liv Signe Navarsete
Magnhild M. Kleppa
20.10.2009

Local Government
and Regional
Development

Magnhild M. Kleppa Liv Signe Navarsete
20.10.2009 Defence Anne-Grete Strøm-
Erichsen
Grete Faremo
- into government
20.10.2009 Health and
Care Services
Bjarne Håkon Hanssen
- out of government
Anne-Grete Strøm-
Erichsen
20.10.2009 Labour and
Social Inclusion
Bjarne Håkon Hanssen
- out of government
Rogmor Aasrud
- into government
20.10.2009 Church and
Cultural Affairs
Trond Giske Anniken Huitfeldt
20.10.2009 Trade and
Industry
Sylvia Brustad
- out of government
Trond Giske
20.10.2009 Fisheries and
Coastal Affairs
Sylvia Brustad
- out of government
Lisbeth Berg-Hansen
- into government
20.10.2009 Children and
Equality
Anniken Huitfeldt Audun Lysbakken
- into government
20.10.2009 Government
Administration
and Reform
Heidi Grande Røys
- out of government
Rigmor Aasrud
- into government
20.10.2009 Minister at Prime
Minister's Office
  Karl-Eirik Schjøtt-
Pedersen
- into government
20.10.2009 Climate
Negotiations Affairs
in Environment
  Hanne Bjurstrøm
- into government
20.12.2009 Climate
Negotiations Affairs
in Environment
Hanne Bjurstrøm  
21.12.2009 Government
Administration
and Reform
Rigmor Aasrud Hanne Bjurstrøm
2010 Ministry Out of ministry Into ministry
19.11.2010 Labour Hanne Bjurstrøm
- leave of absence
Rigmor Aasrud
- acting
29.11.2010 Children, Equality
and Social Inclusion
Audun Lysbakken
- leave of absence
Tora Aasland
- acting
2011 Ministry Out of ministry Into ministry
01.01.2011 Justice Knut Storberget
- leave of absence
Grete Faremo
- acting
03.01.2011 Labour Rigmor Aasrud
- acting
Hanne Bjurstrøm
19.01.2011 Justice Grete Faremo
- acting
Knut Storberget
20.01.2011 Justice Knut Storberget
- leave of absence
Grete Faremo
- acting
04.03.2011 Petroleum and
Energy
Terje Riis-Johansen
- out of government
Ola Borten Moe
- into government
20.03.2011 Children, Equality
and Social Inclusion
Tora Aasland
- acting
Audun Lysbakken
31.03.2011 Justice Grete Faremo
- acting
Knut Storberget
11.11.2011 Justice Knut Storberget
- out of government
Grete Faremo
11.11.2011 Defence Grete Faremo Espen Barth Eide
- into government
2012 Ministry Out of ministry Into ministry
05.03.2012 Children, Equality
and Social Inclusion
Audun Lysbakken
- out of government
Kristin Halvorsen
- acting
23.03.2012 Research Affairs in
Education and Research
Tora Aasland
- out of government
Kristin Halvorsen
23.03.2012 Children, Equality
and Social Inclusion
Kristin Halvorsen
- acting
Inga Marte Thorkildsen
- into government
23.03.2012 Environment Erik Solheim
- out of government
Bård Vegar Solhjell
- into government
23.03.2012 International
Development Affairs
in Foreign Affairs
Erik Solheim
- out of government
Heikki Holmås
- into government
18.06.2012 Transport and Communications Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa
- out of government
Marit Arnstad
- into government
18.06.2012 Agriculture and Food Lars Peder Brekk
- out of government
Trygve Slagsvold Vedum
- into government
21.09.2012 Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre Espen Barth Eide
21.09.2012 Health and Care Services Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen Jonas Gahr Støre
21.09.2012 Culture Anniken Huitfeldt Hadia Tajik
- into government
21.09.2012 Labour Hanne Bjurstrøm
- out of government
Anniken Huitfeldt
21.09.2012 Defence Espen Barth Eide Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen

 

State Secretaries
Flatø, Lars Erik, former state secretary. State secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. Resigned 1 December 2006. (Lab.)

Solhjell, Bård Vegar, party secretary. State secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. Leave of absence 1 June-17 September 2006. Councillor of State 18 October 2007, Chief of the Ministry of Education. (Soc.)

Solbakken, Hege Åse, former political advisor. State secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. Ministry of Transport and Communications 3 March 2008. Leave of absence 29 September 2008-29 March 2009. Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development 20 October 2009. Avskjed 19. oktober 2012. (Cent.)

Fjellheim, Svein, regional secretary. State secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. Resigned 30 November 2012. (Lab.)

Wetland, Morten, former state secretary. State secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. Resigned 31 December 2007. (Lab.)

Eriksen, Torbjørn Giæver, former political advisor. State secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. Leave of absence 13 May-17 September 2006. Resigned 11 June 2011.  (Lab.)

Skjærvik, Rita, political advisor. State secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. Leave of absence 9 March-30 November 2006. Leave of absence 16 January-16 August 2010. (Lab.)

Schjerva, Roger, head of secretariat. State secretary, Ministry of Finance. Leave of absence 18 May-31 July 2009. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Finance. (Soc.)

Axelsen, Geir, special advisor. State secretary, Ministry of Finance. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Lab.)

Gram, Bjørn Arild, head of department. State secretary, Ministry of Finance. Leave of absence 6 August-3 September 2007. Resigned 12 October 2007. (Cent.)

Sandum, Roger Østlie, private advisor. State secretary, Ministry of Finance. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Education and Research (Day-Care Centres, Primary and Secondary Education Affairs), also Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion 5-23 March 2012, Ministry of Education and Research 23 March 2012. Resigned 30 Marsh 2012. (Soc.)

Bartnes, Inge, former political advisor. State secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, except Integration, Immigration, Sami and Minority Affairs. Ministry of  Local Government and Regional Development 1 January 2006. Resigned 21 September 2007. (Cent.)

Størvold, Guri, former political advisor. State secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, except Integration, Immigration, Sami and Minority Affairs. Ministry of  Local Government and Regional Development 1 January 2006. Resigned 21 September 2007. State secretary 21 September 2007, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 20 June 2008.  (Cent.)

Eide, Espen Barth, former political advisor. State secretary, Ministry of Defence. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Defence. Resigned 28 June 2010. State secretary 28 June 2010, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Councillor of State 11 November 2011, Chief of the Ministry of Defence. (Lab.)

Westhrin, Henriette, nurse. State secretary, Ministry of the Environment. Resigned 18 October 2007. State secretary 18 October 2007, Ministry of Finance. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Children and Equality. Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion 1 January 2010. Resigned 5 March 2012. State secretary 5 March 2012, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. Resigned 23 March 2012. State secretary 23 March 2012, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. Resigned 30 March 2012. State secretary 30 March 2012, Ministry of the Environment. Resigned 15 Feb ruary 2013, effective as of 28 February 2013. (Soc.)

Stenhammer, Anne Margareth Fagertun, educations director. State secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (International Development Affairs). Resigned 16 November 2007. (Soc.)

Rosnes, Åge Ronald, principal. State secretary, Ministry of Education and Research, and Day-Care Centres Affairs in the Ministry of Children and Family Affairs. Ministry of Education and Research 1 January 2006. Resigned 3 September 2006. (Soc.)

Rugtvedt, Lisbet, political advisor. State secretary, Ministry of Education and Research, and Day-Care Centres Affairs in the Ministry of Children and Family Affairs. Ministry of Education and Reserarch 1 January 2006. Resigned 18 October 2007. State secretary 18 October 2007, Ministry of Education and Research (Day-Care Centres, Primary and Secondary Education Affairs). Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Education and Research (Day-Care Centres, Primary and Secondary Education Affairs). Resigned 9 December 2011. (Soc.)

Markusson, Kjersti, county councillor. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Finance. Resigned 22 October 2007. State secretary 22 October 2007, Office of the Prime Minister. Resigned 31 December 2009. (Soc.)

Sandbakken, Dag-Henrik, municipal council moderator. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, except Integration, Immigration, Sami and Minority Affairs. Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development 1 January 2006. Resigned 21 September 2007. State secretary 21 September 2007, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Resigned 1 February 2013. (Cent.)

Skogrand, Kjetil, research fellow. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). Resigned 17 November 2006. (Lab.)

Utseth, Anita, HMS manager. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 21 September 2007. (Cent.)

Berge, Frode, former political advisor. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 29 September 2006. State secretary 29 September 2006, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 14 December 2007. (Lab.)

Yrvin, Karin, women secretary. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 29 September 2006. (Lab.)

Tungesvik, Steinulf, former state secretary. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Leave of absence 17 October-15 December 2006. Resigned 29 February 2008. (Cent.)

Støstad, Jan-Erik, deputy head of department. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, except Alcohol and Drug Affairs, also Integration, Immigration, Sami and Minority Affairs in the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 1 January 2006. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 2 October 2009. State secretary 2 October 2009, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Ministry of Labour 1 January 2010. Resigned 21 September 2012. State secretary 21 September 2012, Ministry of Labour. Resigned 23 November 2012. (Lab.)

Rieber-Mohn, Libe S., political advisor. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, except Alcohol and Drug Affairs, also Integration, Immigration, Sami and Minority Affairs in the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 1 January 2006. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 2 October 2009. State secretary 2 October 2009, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Lab.)

Gustavsen, Laila, social worker. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, except Alcohol and Drug Affairs, also Integration, Immigration, Sami and Minority Affairs in the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 1 January 2006. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 30 September 2009. (Lab.)

Pedersen, Terje Moland, police chief inspector. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Justice and the Police. Leave of absence 17 April-10 August 2009. Resigned 11 November 2011. State secretary 11 November 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police, Ministry of Justice and Emergency Planning 1 January 2012. Resigned 20 January 2012. (Lab.)

Pedersen, Anne Rygh, county council moderator. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Justice and the Police. Resigned 9 February 2007.(Lab.)

Øie, Kjell Erik, former political advisor. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Children and Family Affairs, except Day-Care Centres Affairs. Ministry of Children and Equality 1 January 2006. Resigned 18 October 2007. State secretary 18 October 2007, Ministry of Children and Equality. Resigned 15 February 2008. State secretary 15 February 2008, Ministry of Children and Equality. Resigned 29. February 2008. State secretary 29 February 2008, Ministry of Children and Equality. Resigned 27 March 2009. (Lab.)

Øverland, Randi Olaug, former state secretary. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs. Resigned 30 November 2007. (Lab.)

Gundersen, Mette, group leader. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs. Leave of absence 1 October 2006-3 June 2007. Resigned 4 June 2007. (Lab.)

Aasrud, Rigmor, municipal council moderator. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Health and Care Services, also Alcohol and Drug Affairs in the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. Ministry of Health and Care Services 1 January 2006. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 30 September 2009. (Lab.)

Harsvik, Wegard Håkon, former political advisor. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Health and Care Services, also Alcohol and Drug Affairs in the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. Ministry of Health and Care Services 1 January 2006. Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs 3 December 2007. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Lab.)

Lyngholm, Wenche, HR manager. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Modernisation. Ministry of Government Administration and Reform 1 January 2006. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Soc.)

Ulriksen, Vidar, fisherman. State secretary 21 October 2005, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Resigned 2 October 2009. State secretary 2 October 2009, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Resigned 14 January 2011. (Lab.)

Stubholt, Liv Monica Bargem, solicitor. State secretary 28 October 2005, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs), took up office 7 November 2005. Resigned 21 September 2007. State secretary 21 September 2007, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 27 March 2009. (Cent.)

Johansen, Raymond, former state secretary. State secretary 28  October 2005, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). Leave of absence 21 April 2009. Resigned 24 April 2009. (Lab.)

Eira, Berit Oskal, reindeer keeper. State secretary 28 October 2005, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, except Alcohol and Drug Affairs, also Integration, Immigration, Sami and Minority Affairs in the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 1 January 2006. Resigned 26 October 2007. (Lab.)

Chudasama, Krishna, municipal commissioner for social affairs. State secretary 28 October 2005, Ministry of Children and Family Affairs, except Day-Care Centres Affairs. Ministry of Children and Equality 1 January 2006. Resigned 1 December 2006. (Lab.)

Heggem, Ola T., municipal council moderator. State secretary 28 October 2005, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Resigned 30 September 2011. (Cent.)

Singsaas, Hilde, former political advisor. Acting state secretary 17 March-30 November 2006, Office of the Prime Minister. Appointed 1 December 2006. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Finance. (Lab.)

Odden, Anne, head of information. Acting state secretary 1 June-17 September 2006, Office of the Prime Minister. (Lab.)

Hillestad, Kjetil, head of information. Acting state secretary 1 June-17 September 2006, Office of the Prime Minister. (Soc.)

Maurseth, Per Botolf, senior research officer. State secretary 4 September 2006, Ministry of Education and Research. Resigned 18 October 2007. (Soc.)

Berge Frode, state secretary. State secretary 29 September 2006, Ministry of Trade and Industry. (Lab.)

Ingebrigtsen, Halvard, political advisor. Acting state secretary 12 October 2006-7 June 2007, Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs. Appointed 1 June 2007. Ministry of Trade and Industry 20 October 2009. Office of the Prime Minister (acting) 24 September 2012-5 May 2013. Ministry of Trade and Industry (80 per cent) and Office of the Prime Minister (acting, 20 per cent) 15 May 2013. (Lab.)

Libak, Arvid, political advisor. State secretary 13 October 2006, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 12 September 2008. (Lab.)

Lahnstein, Erik, political advisor. Acting state secretary 17 October-15 December 2006, Ministry of Transport and Communications. (Cent.)

Opsal, Kari-Anne, political advisor. Acting state secretary 1 December 2006-10 April 2007, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. (Lab.)

Schjøtt-Pedersen, Karl Eirik, former councillor of state. State secretary 1 December 2006, Office of the Prime Minister. Resigned 20 October 2009. Councillor of State at the Office of the Prime Minister 20 October 2009. (Lab.)

Lind, Rikke, manager. State secretary 26 January 2007, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Leave of absence 7 January-1 August 2008. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary (on leave until 1 August 2008) 20 June 2008, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 4 May 2012. (Lab.)

Aas-Hansen, Astri, political advisor. State secretary 9 February 2007, Ministry of Justice and the Police. Resigned 11 November 2011. State secretary 11 November 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police, Ministry of Justice and Emergency Planning 1 January 2012, Ministry of Justice and Public Security 2012. Resigned 26 April 2013. (Lab.)

Hjørnegård, Sigrid, political advisor. Acting state secretary 6 August-3 Sepember 2007, Ministry of Finance. (Cent.)

Walaas, Elisabeth, former private secretary. State secretary 21 September 2007, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). Resigned 4 January 2010. (Lab.)

Geving, Ole Morten, communication advisor. State secretary 12 October 2007, Ministry of Finance. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Finance. Resigned 17 December 2010. (Cent.)

Sørensen, Heidi, Member of Storting. State secretary 18 October 2007, Ministry of the Environment. Resigned 23 March 2012. State secretary 23 March 2012, Ministry of the Environment. Resigned 27 April 2012. (Soc.)

Revold, Jens, group leader. State secretary 18 October 2007, Ministry of Education and Research (Research and Higher Education Affairs). Resigned 13 March 2009. (Soc.)

Lahnstein, Erik, political advisor. State secretary 19 October 2007, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs) 4 january 2010. Ministry of Transport and Communications 3 February 2012. Resigned 18 June 2012. State secretary 18 June 2012, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Resigned 28 September 2012. State secretary 28 September 2012, Office of the Prime Minister. (Cent.)

Valle, Raimo, deputy chief of staff. State secretary 26 October 2007, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 2 October 2009. State secretary 2 October 2009, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Government Administration and Reform. Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs 1 January 2010. Resigned 24 August 2012. (Lab.)

Nordås, Janne Sjelmo, county councillor. State secretary 2 November 2007, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Leave of absence 10 august-15 September 2009. Resigned 30 September 2009. (Cent.)

Gulbrandsen, Håkon Arald, first embassy secretary. State secretary 16 November 2007, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (international development affairs). Resigned 20 November 2009. (Soc.)

Henriksen, Kari, manager. State secretary 3 december 2007, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 3 April 2009. (Lab.)

Slåke, Øyvind, special advisor. State secretary 14 December 2007, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 2 October 2009. (Lab.)

Wikstrøm, Snorre, study secretary. State secretary 1 January 2008, Office of the Prime Minister. Resigned 15 September 2008. (Lab.) 

Svingen, Annelene, political advisor. Acting state secretary 7 January 2008, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 1 July 2008. (Lab.)

Jordal, Per Johannessønn, county court judge. State secretary 3 March 2008, Office of the Prime Minister. Resigned 16 October 2009. (Cent.)

Sundsbø, Dagfinn, deputy Member of Storting. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 20 October 2009. State secretary 20 October 2009, Office of the Prime Minister. Resignd 28 September 2012. (Cent.)

Pollestad, Geir, political advisor. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 8 October 2008. State secretary 8 October 2008, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Resigned 30 September 2009. (Cent.)

Pedersen, Ellen Birgitte, municipal chief medical officer. State secretary 27 June 2008, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Soc.)

Larsen, Jan-Erik, managing director. State secretary 15 September 2008, Office of the Prime Minister. Resigned 16 October 2009. (Lab.)

Størvold, Guri, former state secretary. Acting state secretary 15 September 2008, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Appointed 20 October 2009, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Leave of absence 6 March 2011-2 October 2011. Resigned 3 February 2012. (Cent.)

Kåss, Robin Martin, medical doctor. State secretary 8 October 2008, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 25 June 2010. State secretary 25 June 2010, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Leave of absence 3 March 2011-11 May 2011. Resigned 21 September 2012. State secretary 21 September 2012, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (Lab.)

Lindseth, Ketil, political advisor. State secretary 27 February 2009, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Lab.)

Elvik, Åsa, Member of Storting. State secretary 13 March 2009, Ministry of Education and Research (Resarch and Higher Education Affairs). Resigned 20 October 2009. (Soc.)

Hjørnegård, Sigrid, political advisor. State secretary 27 March 2009, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 4 March 2011. (Cent.)

Knutsen, Lotte Grepp, political advisor. State secretary 27 March 2009, Ministry of Children and Equality. Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs (Culture Affairs) 20 October 2009. Ministry of Culture 1 january 2010. Office of the Prime Minister (acting) 13 January-16 August 2010. Leave of absence 7 March 2011-27 December 2011. Resigned 27 December 2011. State secretary 27 December 2011, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 20 April 2012. (Lab.)

Larsen, Gry, political advisor. State secretary 24 April 2009, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). Leave of absence 9 August 2010-11 March 2011. Resigned 21 September 2012. State secretary 21 September 2012, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). Leave of absence from 7 September 2013. (Lab.)

Thorshaug, Eirik Øwre, political advisor. Acting state secretary 29 April-10 August 2009, Ministry of Justice and the Police.

Mehammer, Bernt Sverre, finance policy advisor. Acting state secretary 18 May-31 July 2009, Ministry of Finance. (Soc.)

Bartnes, Lars Erik, political advisor. Acting state secretary 10 august-15 September 2009, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. (Cent.)

Solbakken, Fride, political advisor. Acting state secretary 2-20 October 2009, Ministry of Trade and Industry. (Lab.)

Lund, Kjetil, senior adviser. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Finance. (Lab.)

Bartnes, Lars Erik, political adviser. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Leave of absence 6 February 2012-15 April 2012. Resigned 18 June 2012. State secretary 18 June 2012. State secretary 18 June 2012, Ministry of Transport and Communications.  (Cent.)

Toften, Tone-Helen, educationist. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 30 September 2011. State secretary 20 September 2011, Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Resigned 1 October 2013. (Lab.)

Ingebrigtsen, Roger, former state secretary. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 28 June 2010. State Secretary 28 June 2010, Ministry of Defence. Resigned 11 November 2011. State secretary 11 November 2011, Ministry of Defence. Resigned 21 September 2012. State secretary 21 September 2012, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Leave of absence 29 November 2012. Resigned 7 December 2012. (Lab.)

Lekve, Kyrre, political adviser. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Education and Research (Research and Higher Education Affairs). Resigned 23 March 2012. State secretary 23 March 2012, Ministry of Education. Resigned 7 May 2012. (Soc.)

Wikstrøm, Snorre, former state secretary. State secretary 23 October 2009, Office of the Prime Minister. Leave of absence 3 September 2012-21 April 2013. (Lab.)

Gerhardsen, Mina, political adviser. State secretary 23 October 2009, Office of the Prime Minister. Leave of absence 7 May 2011. Ministry of Culture 1 February 2012. Resigned 21 September 2012. State secretary 21 September 2012, Ministry of Culture. (Lab.)

Mathisen, Ragnhild, political adviser. State secretary 23 October 2009, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 7 September 2012. (Lab.)

Lønseth, Pål, public prosecutor. State secretary 23 October 2009, Ministry of Justice and the Police. Resigned 11 November 2011. State secretary 11 November 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police, Ministry of Justice and Emergency Planning 1 January 2012, Ministry of Justice and Public Security 2012. (Lab.)

Fjell, Lubna Jaffery - from 23 October 2010 Jaffery, Lubna, political adviser. State secretary 23 October 2009, Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs. Ministry of Culture 1 January 2010. Resigned 23 March 2012. (Lab.)

Ravlum, Inger-Anne, former political adviser. State secretary 23 October 2009, Ministry of Government Administration and Reform. Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs 1 january 2010. Resigned 11 June 2011. State secretary 11 June 2011, Office of the Prime Minister. (Lab.)

Lund, Gina, assistant director general. State secretary 30 October 2009, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion (Labour Affairs). Ministry of Labour 1 January 2010. Resigned 21 September 2012. State secretary 21 September 2012, Ministry of Labour. Resigned 15 February 2013. (Lab.)

Skogholt, Pål Julius, county councillor. State secretary 20 November 2009, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 4 February 2011. (Soc.)

Fiskaa, Ingrid, student. State secretary 20 November 2009, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (International Development Affairs). Resigned 23 March 2012. State secretary 23 March 2012, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (International Development Affairs). Resigned 30 March 2012. (Soc.)

Brostigen, Tor, political adviser. State secretary 1 January 2010, Office of the Prime Minister. (Soc.)

Solheim, Roger, political adviser. Acting state secretary 13 January-16 August 2010, Ministry of Culture. (Lab.)

Henriksen, Per Rune, Member of Storting. State secretary 3 September 2010, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 4 March 2011. State secretary 4 March 2011, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 7 May 2013. (Lab.)

Bergstø, Kirsti, social worker. State secretary 26 November 2010, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. Resigned 5 March 2012. (Soc.)

Søberg, Morten, politcial adviser. State secretary 17 December 2010, Ministry of Finance. (Cent.)

Amundsen, Hans Kristian, editor-in-chief and managing director. State secretary 14 January 2011, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Resigned 9 May 2011. State secretary 9 May 2011, Office of the Prime Minister. Leave of absence 4 October 2012-12 November 2012. (Lab.)

Thorshaug, Eirik Øwre, political advisor. Acting state secretary 1 January 2011-31 March 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police. (Lab.)

Tvinnereim, Anne Beathe Kristiansen, former acting political adviser. Acting state secretary 14 February 2011-2 October 2011, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Acting state secretary 3 October 2011, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, appointed 19 October 2012. (Cent.)

Dale, Tord, political adviser. Acting state secretary 3 March 2011-11 May 2011, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (Lab.)

Solheim, Roger, political adviser. Acting state secretary 7 March 2011-30 December 2011, Ministry of Culture. (Lab.)

Blakstad, Eli, managing director. State secretary 11 March 2011, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 28 September 2012. (Cent.)

Gramstad, Kristine, group leader. State secretary 13 May 2011, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Resigned 8 February 2013. (Lab.)

Thorshaug, Eirik Øwre, political adviser. Acting state secretary 19 September 2011-11 November 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police. Acting state secretary 11 November 2011-16 December 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police. State secretary 16 December 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police, Ministry of Justice and Emergency Planning 1 January 2012, Ministry of Justice and Public Security 2012. Leave of absence 2 February 2012-30 June 2012. Resigned 7 September 2012. (Lab.)

Buttedahl, Harald O., former political adviser. State secretary 21 October 2011, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Resigned 18 June 2012. State secretary 18 June 2012, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Resigned 7 June 2013. (Cent.)

Stenseng, Kjersti, acting political adviser. Acting state secretary 1 November 2011-31 December 2011, Ministry of Culture. (Lab.)

Øyan, Jon Reidar, political adviser. Acting state secretary 11 November 2011-31 December 2011, Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. (Lab.)

Larsen, Torgeir, ambassador. State secretary 18 November 2011, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). Resigned 21 September 2012. State secretary 21 September 2012, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). (Lab.)

Dahle, Elisabet, teacher. State secretary 9 December 2011, Ministry of Education (Day-Care Centres, Primary and Secondary Education Affairs). (Soc.)

Bergersen, Kristin, head of communications. Acting state secretary 2 February 2012, Ministry of Justice and Public Security. Appointed 21 September 2012. (Lab.)

Fuglum, Erlend, adviser. State secretary 3 February 2012, Ministry ot Local Government and Regional Development. (Cent.)

Tungesvik, Steinulf, former state secretary. Acting state secretary 13 February 2012-1 April 2012, Ministry of Transport and Communcations. (Cent.)

Ghanizadeh, Ahmad, deputy director general. State secretary 23 March 2012, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. (Soc.)

Ostling, Kjetil Andreas, deputy director general. State secretary 30 March 2012, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. (Soc.)

Gadgil, Arvinn, political adviser. State secretary 13 April 2012, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (International Development Affairs). (Soc.)

Raknes, Ketil, former political adviser. State secretary 27 April 2012, Ministry of the Environment. Leave of absence from 10 September 2013. (Soc.)

Setsaas, Ragnhild, adviser. State secretary 7 May 2012, Ministry of Education and Research. (Soc.)

Stenseng, Kjersti, political adviser. State secretary 15 May 2012, Ministry of Culture. Resigned 21 September 2012. State secretary 21 September 2012, Ministry of Culture. Resigned 1 October 2013. (Lab.)

Moen, Jeanette Iren, political adviser. State secretary 15 May 2012, Ministry of Trade and Industry. (Lab.)

Øie, Kjell Erik, former state secretary. State secretary 8 June 2012, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 21 September 2012. State secretary 21 September 2012, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (Lab.)

Kalstad, Ragnhild Vassvik, head of department. State secretary 7 September 2012, Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Name changed to Ragnhild Vassvik 15 May 2013. (Lab.)

Thorshaug, Eirik Øwre, former state secretary. State secretary 21 September 2012, Ministry of Defence. (Lab.)

Grønvold, Nina Tangnæs, former state secretary. State secretary 28 September 2012, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (Lab.)

Pollestad, Geir, former state secretary. State secretary 28 September 2012, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Resigned 1 October 2013. (Lab.)

Kismul, Ane Hansdatter, political adviser. State secretary 28 September 2012, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. (Cent.)

Beyer, Sindre Fossum, political adviser. Acting state secretary 4 October 2012-4 November 2012, Office of the Prime Minister. (Lab.)

Nord, Mette, deputy leader. State secretary 23 November 2012, Office of the Prime Minister. Resigned 13 September 2013.  (Lab.)

Mo, Norvald, former state secretary. State secretary 23 November 2012, Ministry of Labour. (Lab.)

Maurstad, Kristin, project manager. Acting state secretary 7 December 2012-28 April 2013, Ministry of Trade and Industry. (Lab.)

Blakstad, Eli, former state secretary. State secretary 11 January 2013, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. (Cent.)

Øseth, Ellen, climate adviser. State secretary 1 March 2013, Ministry of the Environment. (Soc.)

Bjelland, Cecilie, municipal councillor. State secretary 1 March 2013, Ministry of Labour. (Lab.)

Bjørnstad, Hugo, headmaster. State secretary 1 March 2013, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. (Lab.)

Westhrin, Henriette, former state secretary. State secretary 15 March 2013, Ministry of the Environment. (Soc.)

Sand, Pål Martin, deputy judge. State secretary 2 May 2013, Ministry of Justice and Public Security. (Lab.)

Svensson, Trygve, Ph.D. Fellow. State secretary 7 May 2013, Ministry of Trade and Industry. (Lab.)

Grimstad, Erlend Trygve, former state secretary. State secretary 7 June 2013, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. (Cent.)

Raadim, Kathrine, political adviser. Acting state secretary 7 September 2013, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). (Lab.)

Paulsen, Line Gaare, former political adviser. Acting state secretary 6 September 2013, Ministry of the Environment. (Soc.)

 

Political Advisors
Larsen, Gry, leader. Political advisor 19 October 2005, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). State secretary 24 April 2009, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). (Lab.)

Bjørklund, Kjetil, former member of Storting. Political advisor 19 October 2005, Ministry of the Environment. Resigned 31 January 2006. (Soc.)

Urfjell, Torbjørn, group leader. Political advisor 20 October 2005, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (International Development Affairs). Resigned 1 December 2007. (Soc.)

Wøien, Anne Tingelstad, county council member. Political advisor 20 October 2005, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 21 September 2007. (Cent.)

Lahnstein, Erik, studies advisor. Political advisor 20 October 2005, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Acting state secretary in same ministry 17 October-15 December 2006. State secretary 19 October 2007, Ministry of Transport and Communications. (Cent.)

Leknes, Jørund, student. Political advisor 20 October 2005, Ministry of Modernisation. Ministry of Government Administration and Reform 1 January 2006. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Soc.)

Libak, Arvid, former political advisor. Political advisor 20 October 2005, Ministry of Health and Care Services, also Alcohol and Drug Affairs in the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. Ministry of Health and Care Services 1 January 2006. State secretary 13 October 2006, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (Lab.)

Aas-Hansen, Astri, solicitor. Political advisor 20 October 2005, Ministry of Justice and the Police. State secretary in same ministry 9 February 2007. (Lab.)

Svingen, Annelene, political advisor. Political advisor 20 October 2005, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 29 September 2006. (Lab.)

Gerhardsen, Mina, advisor. Political advisor 21 October 2005, Office of the Prime Minister. Leave of absence 18 February-20 October 2008. State secretary 23 October 2009, Office of the Prime Minister. (Lab.)

Arnøy, Siri Hall, student. Political advisor 21 October 2005, Ministry of Finance. Resigned 4 January 2006. (Soc.)

Mathisen, Ragnhild, political advisor. Political advisor 21 October 2005, Ministry of Defence. Leave of absence 1 June-1 October 2009. Resigned 20 October 2009. Political adviser 20 October 2009, Ministry of Defence. State secretary 23 October 2009, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (Lab.)

Holstad, Arnhild, programme manager. Political advisor 21 October 2005, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, except Alcohol and Drug Affairs, also Integration, Immigration, Sami and Minority Affairs in the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 1 January 2006. Resigned 14 September 2007. (Lab.)

Lund, Marthe Scharning, county secretary. Political advisor 21 October 2005, Ministry of Children and Family Affairs, except Day-Care Centres Affairs. Ministry of Children and Equality 1 January 2006. Resigned 18 October 2007. Political advisor 18 October 2007, Ministry of Children and Equality. Resigned 15 February 2008. Political advisor 18 October 2007, Ministry of Children and Equality. Resigned 29 February 2008. (Lab.)

Ingebrigtsen, Halvard, political advisor. Political advisor 21 October 2001, Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs. Acting state secretary in the same ministry 12 October 2006-3 June 2007, appointed 1 June 2007. (Lab.)

Hjørnegård, Sigrid, head of information. Political advisor 21 October 2005, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Acting state secretary 6 August-3 September 2007, Ministry of Finance. Resigned 20 June 2008. Political advisor 20 June 2008, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. State secretary 27 March 2009, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. (Cent.)

Larsen, Kari-Anne - from 8 July 2006 Opsal, Kari-Anne, solicitor. Political advisor 21 October 2005, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Acting state secretary 1 December 2006-10 April 2007, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Resigned 3 August 2007. (Lab.)

Pedersen, Roger, press secretary. Political advisor 26 October 2005, Ministry of Education and Research. Ministry of Education and Research 1 January 2006. Resigned 18 October 2007. (Soc.)

Eia, Magnhild, secondary school teacher. Political advisor 28 October, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, except Integration, Immigration, Sami and Minority Affairs. Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development 1 January 2006. Resigned 5 February 2007. (Cent.)

Bratten, Sylvi Annie, programme coordinator. Political advisor 4 January 2006, Ministry of Finance. Resigned 20 October 2009. Political adviser 20 October 2009, Ministry of Education and Research (Day-Care Centres, Primary and Secondary Education Affairs), Ministry of Education and Research 23 March 2012. Resigned 31 March 2012. (Soc.)

Wasstøl, Morten, programme officer. Political advisor 1 February 2006, Ministry of the Environment. Resigned 18 October 2007. Political advisor 18 October 2007, Ministry of the Environment. Leave of absence 23 April-21 July 2008. Leave of absence 2 March-7 June 2009. Resigned 9 November 2009. (Soc.)

Tvinnereim, Anne Beathe Kristiansen, chief executive officer. Acting political advisor  1 May-31 December 2006, Ministry of Transport and Communications. (Cent.)

Svingen, Annelene, former political advisor. Political advisor 2 October 2006, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Acting state secretary 7 January 2008, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 1 July 2008. (Lab.)

Torsvik, Solveig, former state secretary. Political advisor 13 October 2006, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 20 June 2008. (Lab.)

Larsen, Trine Synøve Lie, general secretary. Acting political advisor 23 October 2006-3 June 2007, Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs, appointed 4 June 2007. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Lab.)

Tajik, Hadia, student. Political advisor 1 December 2006, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Office of the Prime Minister (acting) 22 February-20 October 2008. Ministry of Justice (acting) 20 October 2008-29 March 2009. Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 30 March 2009. Resigned 30 September 2009. (Lab.)

Pollestad, Geir, assistant lawyer. Political advisor 29 January 2007, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Resigned 21 September 2007. Political advisor 21 September 2007, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 20 June 2008. State secretary 20 June 2008, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. (Cent.)

Thorshaug, Eirik Øwre, political advisor. Political advisor 26 February 2007, Ministry of Justice and the Police. Leave of absence 20 October 2008-29 March 2009. Acting state secretary 29 April-10 August 2009, Ministry of Justice and the Police. Acting state secretary 1 January 2011-31 March 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police. Acting state secretary 19 September 2011-11 November 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police. Acting state secretary 11 November 2011-16 December 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police. State secretary 16 December 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police. (Lab.)

Pedersen, John Erik, county secretary. Political advisor 18 June 2007, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Resigned 31 December 2008. (Lab.)

Lindseth, Ketil, communications advisor. Political advisor 10 September 2007, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 20 June 2008. Political advisor 20 June 2008, Ministry of Health and Care Services. State secretary 27 February 2009, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (Lab.)

Bartnes, Lars Erik, political advisor. Political advisor 21 September 2007, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Acting state secretary 10 August-15 September 2009, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Transport and Communications. (Cent.)

Wøien, Anne Tingelstad, former political advisor. Political advisor 19 October 2007, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Leave of absence 28 December 2008-13 February 2009. Leave of absence 10 August-15 Septembeer 2009. Resigned 30 September 2009. (Cent.)

Herning, Audun Kolsrud, election campaign secretary. Political advisor 22 October 2007, Ministry of Education and Research (Primary and Secondary Education Affairs). Resigned 20 April 2009. (Soc.)

Lekve, Kyrre, business and industry advisor. Political advisor 26 October 2007, Ministry of Education and Research (Research and Higher Education Affairs). State secretary 20 October 2009, Ministry of Education and Research (Research and Higher Education Affairs). (Soc.)

Blaker, Anne Margrete, environmental specialist. Acting political advisor 7 January-1 August 2008, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 20 June 2008. Acting political advisor 20 June-1 August 2008, Ministry of Trade and Industry. (Lab.)

Lubna Jaffery Fjell, advisor. Acting political advisor 10 March 2008, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 20 June 2008. Acting political advisor 20 June 2008-29 March 2009, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Ministry of Health and Care Services 30 March 2009. Resigned 20 October 2009. Political adivsor 20 October 2009, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. State secretary 23 October 2009, Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs (Culture Affairs). (Lab.)

Knutsen, Lotte Grepp, communications advisor. Political advisor 14 March 2008, Ministry of Children and Equality. State secretary 27 March 2009, Ministry of Children and Equality. Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs (Culture Affairs) 20 October 2009. State secretary 23 October 2009, Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs (Culture Affairs). (Lab.)

Gadgil, Arvinn E., MFA trainee. Acting political advisor 27 June 2008-30 September 2009, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (International Development Affairs) and Ministry of the Environment. Resigned 30 September 2009. (Soc.)

Torsvik, Solveig, former political advisor. Political advisor 24 june 2008, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 2 October 2009. Political advisor 2 October 2009, Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. Resigned 20 October 2009. (Lab.)

Kismul, Ane Hansdatter, advisor. Political advisor 4 July 2008, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Leave of absence 22 June 2009-31 July 2010. Resigned 18 June 2012. Political adviser 18 June 2012, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Resigned 28 September 2012. State secretary 28 September 2012, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. (Cent.)

Solbakken, Fride, manager. Political advisor 8 September 2008, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Acting state secretary 2 October 2009, Ministry of Trade and Industry. (Lab.)

Berger, Anne Cathrine, advisor. Political advisor 1 January 2009, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Resigned 2 October 2009. (Lab.)

Hjelseth, Anja Kristin Salte, student. Acting political advisor 9 January-16 February 2009, Ministry of Transport and Communications. (Cent.)

Dale, Tord, nurse. Political advisor 27 March 2009, Ministry of Children and Equality. Resigned 20 October 2009.

Felland, Jarand, head of section. Political advisor 15 april 2009, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Leave of absence 21 January-28 Marsh 2010. Resigned 15 April 2010. (Cent.)

Raknes, Ketil, senior associate. Political advisor 20 April 2009, Ministry of Education and Research (Primary and Secondary Education Affairs). Resigned 20 October 2009. (Soc.)

Skirbekk, Tarjei, information advisor. Political advisor 24 April 2009, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). Resigned 30 May 2011. (Lab.)

Mjøsund, Kjetil, former political advisor, Acting political advisor 29 Arpil-10 August 2009, Ministry of Justice and the Police.

Jacobsen, Marit, head of administration. Acting political advisor 18 May-15 September 2009, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. (Cent.)

Bakervik, Rune, region secretary. Acting political advisor 1 June-30 September 2009, Ministry of Defence. (Lab.)

Gjengedal, Hildegunn, executive director. Acting political advisor 22 June 2009-31 July 2010, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. (Cent.)

Blattmann, Trond Henry, adviser. Political adviser 22 October 2009, Ministry of Government Administration and Reform. Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs 1 January 2010. Resigned 1 July 2011. (Lab.)

Beyer, Sindre Fossum, head of information. Political adviser 23 October 2009, Office of the Prime Minister. Leave of absence 20 May-8 August 2010. Acting state secretary 4 October 2012-12 November 2012, Office of the Prime Minister. (Lab.)

Gadgil, Arvinn E., former political adviser. Political adviser 23 October 2009, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (International Development Affairs). Resigned 223 March 2012. Political adviser 23 March 2012, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (International Development Affairs). State secretary 13 April 2012, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (International Development Affairs). (Soc.)

Solbakken, Fride, former political adviser. Political adviser 23 October 2009, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Resigned 18 May 2011. (Lab.)

Raadim, Kathrine, international secretary. Political adviser 26 October 2009, Ministry of Defence. Resigned 11 November 2011. Political adviser 11 November 2011, Ministry of Defence. Leave of absence 27 April 2012. Resigned 21 April 2012. Political adviser 21 September 2012, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). Leave of absence 21 September 2012-19 January 2013. Acting state secretary from 7 September 2013, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). (Lab.)

Ness, Randi, adviser. Political adviser 26 October 2009, Ministry of Finance. (Lab.)

Solheim, Roger, former political adviser. Political adviser 29 October 2009, Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs (Culture Affairs). Ministry of Culture 1 January 2010. Acting state secretary 13 January-16 August 2010, Ministry of Culture. Acting state secretary 7 March 2011-31 October 2011, Ministry of Culture. Leave of absence 1 November 2011. Resigned 1 March 2012. (Lab.)

Øyan, Jon Reidar, information adviser. Political adviser 29 October 2009, Ministry of Labour and social Inclusion (Labour Affairs). Ministry of Labour 1 January 2010. Ministry of Justide and the Police 24 January 2011. Resigned 1 February 2011. (Lab.)

Paulsen, Line Gaare, information adviser. Political adviser 2 November 2009, Ministry of Children and Equality. Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion 1 January 2010. Resigned 5 March 2012. Political adfviser 5 March 2012, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. Resigned 23 March 2012. (Soc.)

Lindebotten, Heidi, student. Political adviser 4 November 2009, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 1 October 2010. (Lab.)

Moen, Jeanette Iren, adviser. Political adviser 2 November 2009, Ministry of Trade and Industry. State secretary 25 May 2012, Ministry of Trade and Industry. (Lab.)

Garberg, Audun, political adviser. Political adviser 9 November 2009, Ministry of the Environment. Resigned 23 March 2012. Political adviser 23 March 2012, Ministry of the Environment. (Soc.)

Handegard, Sigrid Brattabø, mayor. Political adviser 23 November 2009, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Resigned 18 June 2012. Political adviser 18 June 2012, Ministry of Transport and Communications. (Cent.)

Hjelseth, Anja Kristin Salte, student and county politician. Political adviser 30 November 2009, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Resigned 5 July 2013. (Cent.)

Stenseng, Kjersti, manager. Acting political adviser 13 January 2010-16 August 2010, Ministry of Culture. (Lab.)

Vigdenes, Ivar, political secretary. Acting political adviser 21 January-28 March 2010, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Political adviser 28 March 2010, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 4 March 2011. Political adviser 4 March 2011, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Resigned 6 February 2013. (Cent.)

Tollefsen, John Trygve, political adviser. Acting political adviser 20 May-8 August 2010, Office of the Prime Minister. (Lab.)

Dale, Tord, former political adviser. Political adviser 25 June 2010, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Acting state secretary 3 March 2011-11 May 2011, Ministry of Health and Care Services. Resigned 21 September 2012. Political adviser 21 September 2012, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. (Lab.)

Tørres, Liv, senior adviser. Political adviser 24 January 2011, Ministry of Labour. Resigned 22 July 2011. (Lab.)

Nyhus, Stian, county secretary. Acting political adviser 4 March 2011-7 April 2011, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (Lab.)

Aasvik, Siv Larssen, teacher. Acting political adviser 15 March 2011-30 November 2011, Ministry of Culture. (Lab.)

Henriksen, Martin, student and adviser. Political adviser 18 May 2011, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Resigned 21 September 2012. Political adviser 21 September 2012, Ministry of Labour. Resigned 13 May 2013. (Lab.)

Brudeset, Signe, international secretary. Acting political adviser 30 May 2011-15 September 2011, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). (Lab.)

Stenseng, Kjersti, former political adviser. Acting political adviser 14 June 2011-31 October 2011, Ministry of Culture. Acting state secretary 1 November 2011-31 December 2011, Ministry of Culture. Acting political adviser 1 January 2012, Ministry of Culture, appointed 2 March 2012. State secretary 15 May 2012, Ministry of Culture. (Lab.)

Øyan, Jon Reidar, former political adviser. Political adviser 30 June 2011, Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Acting state secretary 11 November 2011-31 December 2011, Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. (Lab.)

Flaa, Jardar, former political adviser. Political adviser 1 August 2011, Ministry of Labour. Resigned 21 September 2012. (Lab.)

Bergmål, Astrid, political adviser. Acting political adviser 20 October 2011-11 November 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police. Acting politcial adviser 11 November 2011, Ministry of Justice and the Police, Ministry of Justice and Emergency Planning 1 January 2012, Ministry of Justice and Public Security 2012. Leave of absence 19 April 2012-19 December 2012. (Lab.)

Huitfeldt, Astrid, public relations manager. Political adviser 20 October 2011, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). Resigned 21 September 2012. Political adviser 21 September 2012, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (Lab.)

Aukrust, Åsmund Grøver, deputy leader. Acting political adviser 1 November 2011-31 December 2011, Ministry of Culture. (Lab.)

Wennesland, Øyvind Grøslie, political adviser. Acting political adviser 11 November 2011-31 December 2011, Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. (Lab.)

Gramnæs, Katrine, head of communications. Political adviser 30 January 2012, Ministry of Education and Research (Primary and Secondary Education Affairs), Ministry of Education and Research 23 March 2012. (Soc.)

Helmersen, Elisabeth, county secretary. Political adviser 1 March 2012, Ministry of Justice and Public Security. Leave of absence 13 May 2013. Resigned 30 June 2013. (Lab.)

Horsbøl, Kine Sperre, political adviser. Political adviser 23 March 2012, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. Leave of absence 1 September 2012-8 March 2013. (Soc.)

Melkevoll, Laila, county secretary. Political adviser 16 April 2012, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. (Cent.)

Linge, Olav Magnus, leader. Political adviser 18 April 2012, Ministry of the Environment. Resigned 15 March 2013. (Soc.)

Berge, Unni Grønsberg, deputy leader. Political adviser 20 April 2012, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (International Development Affairs). (Soc.)

Aune, Ingrid Johansen, information officer. Acting political adviser 15 May 2012-19 January 2013, Ministry of Defence. Resigned 21 September 2012. Acting political adviser 21 September 2012-25 January 2013, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Affairs). (Lab.)

Rahman, Shakeel, youth secretary. Political adviser 6 June 2012, Ministry of Culture. Resigned 21 September 2012. (Lab.)

Brenna, Tonje, general secretary. Political adviser 6 August 2012, Office of the Prime Minister. Ministry of Justice and Public Security 21 May 2013. (Lab.)

Brodal, Linn, student. Political advsier (acting) 29 August 2012-8 March 2013, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. (Soc.)

Solberg, Torstein Tvedt, student. Political adviser 19 September 2012, Ministry of Trade and Industry. Resigned 7 June 2013. (Lab.)

Ottesen, Atle, group leader. Political adviser 21 September 2012, Ministry of Defence. Resigned 31 March 2013. (Lab.)

Fossbakken, Håvard, organisation manager. Political adviser 21 September 2012, Ministry of Culture. Resigned 21 June 2013. (Lab.)

Aanerud, Anne Marie, political adviser. Political adviser 1 October 2012, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. (Cent.)

Sundsbø, Svein, former councillor of state. Political adviser 8 February 2013, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. (Cent.)

Tresselt, Line, adviser. Political adviser 8 April 2013, Ministry of Defence. (Lab.)

Nerheim, André, special adviser. Political adviser 13 May 2013, Ministry of Labour. (Lab.)

Vestre, Jan Christian, manager. Political adviser 3 June 2013, Ministry of Trade and Industry. (Lab.)

Lødrup, Julie, union secretary. Political adviser 21 June 2013, Ministry of Culture. (Lab.)

Kolstø, Sven Jørund, graduate engineer. Political adviser 8 July 2013, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. (Cent.)

 

Secretary to the Council of State
(Secretary to the Government)
Frisak, Nina, Secretary to the Government and Secretary to the Council of State.


On 16 October 2005 Mr. Stoltenberg's Second Government resigned, as national elections on 9 September had rendered a majority in the Storting wanting a change of government. At the same time Ms. Erna Solberg's Government was appointed.

 

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