Change among the political advisers

Published under: Solberg's Government

Publisher The Office of the Prime Minister

The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Ms. Kjersti Aastad (34), Oslo, as political adviser to Minister of Culture Thorhild Widvey from today, 7 October 2014. She succeeds Ms. Catharina Munthe, who has resigned from the post.

The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Ms. Kjersti Aastad (34), Oslo, as political adviser to Minister of Culture Thorhild Widvey from today, 7 October 2014. She succeeds Ms. Catharina Munthe, who has resigned from the post.

Aastad comes from a post as political adviser to the Conservative Party’s parliament group. She has previously been political adviser and communication officer at Actis – Norwegian Policy Network on Alochol and Drugs and information officer at the Norwegian Institute for Energy Technology. She has been active in the Young Conservatives and the Conservative Party.

The Government represents the Conservative Party (C) and the Progress Party (PrP). The political advisers are:

 

To Prime Minister Erna Solberg (C)
Mr. Rolf Erik Tveten (C)
Ms. Benedicte Staalesen (C) – 20 per cent

To Minister of Finance Siv Jensen (PrP)
Mr. Petter Kvinge Tvedt (PrP)

To Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner (C)
Ms. Rikke Sjøberg (C)

To Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen (C)
Ms. Benedicte Staalesen (C) – 80 per cent

To Minister of Transport and Communication Ketil Solvik-Olsen (PrP)
Mr. Reynir Johannesson (PrP)

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende (C)
Ms. Ingrid Skjøtskift (C)

To Minister of Culture Thorhild Widvey (C)
Ms. Kjersti Aastad (C)

To Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker (C)
Ms. Kathrine Pernille Olsen (C)

To Minister of Climate and Environment Tine Sundtoft (C)
Mr. Jens Frølich Holte (C)

To Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland (C)
Mr. Morten Storebø (C)

To Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Solveig Horne (PrP)
Mr. Ronny Røste (PrP)

To Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie (C)
Mr. Fredrik Gierløff (C)

To Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Robert Eriksson (PrP)
Ms. Ulrikke Holmøy (PrP)

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Anders Anundsen (PrP)
Mr. André R. Kolve (PrP)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tord Lien (PrP)
Mr. Elnar Remi Holmen (PrP)

To Minister of Defence Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide (C)
Mr. Audun Halvorsen (C)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Sylvi Listhaug (PrP)
Mr. Lars Joakim Hanssen (PrP)

To Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (C)
Mr. Magnus Thue (C)