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Andersen and Pedersen leaving the Government

In today’s session of the Council of State, Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion Dag Terje Andersen and Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Helga Pedersen have been honourably discharged from their offices.

In today’s session of the Council of State, Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion Dag Terje Andersen and Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Helga Pedersen have been honourably discharged from their offices. They are both to take up posts in the newly elected Storting.

Minister of Health and Care Services Bjarne Håkon Hanssen will also be Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion, while Minister of Trade and Industry Sylvia Brustad will also be Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs.

The Government represents the Labour Party (Lab.), the Socialist Left Party (Soc.) and the Centre Party (Cent.). The government list is now as follows:

 

Prime Minister
Mr. Jens Stoltenberg (Lab.)

Minister of Finance
Ms. Kristin Halvorsen (Soc.)

Minister of Transport and Communications
Ms. Liv Signe Navarsete (Cent.)

Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mr. Jonas Gahr Støre (Lab.)

Minister of Research and Higher Education
Ms. Tora Aasland (Soc.)

Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
Ms. Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa (Cent.)

Minister of Defence
Ms. Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen (Lab.)

Minister of the Environment and International Development
Mr. Erik Solheim (Soc.)

Minister of Agriculture and Food
Mr. Lars Peder Brekk (Cent.)

Minister of Health and Care Services
and Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion

Mr. Bjarne Håkon Hanssen (Lab.)

Minister of Justice and the Police
Mr. Knut Storberget (Lab.)

Minister of Culture and Church Affairs
Mr. Trond Giske (Lab.)

Minister of Trade and Industry
and Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

Ms. Sylvia Brustad (Lab.)

Minister of Government Administration and Reform
Ms. Heidi Grande Røys (Soc.)

Minister of Petroleum and Energy
Mr. Terje Riis-Johansen (Cent.)

Minister of Children and Equality
Ms. Anniken Huitfeldt

Minister of Education
Mr. Bård Vegar Solhjell (Soc.)