Change among the political advisers

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The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Mr. Thor Arne Englund as political adviser to Minister of Climate and Environment Vidar Helgesen for the period when Political Adviser Jens Frölich Holte is acting state secretary. 

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

To Prime Minister Erna Solberg (C)
Mr. Hans Christian Hansson (C)

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) – leave of absence from 29.01.2015
Ms. Iris Aunvik Tveten (C) – acting from 29.01.2015

To Minister of Transport and Communication Ketil Solvik-Olsen (PrP)
Ms. Toril Charlotte Ulleberg Reynolds (PrP)

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende (C)
Mr. Peder Weidemann Egseth (C)

To Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Elisabeth Aspaker (C)
Ms. Benedicte Staalesen Nilsen (C)

To Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland (C)
Ms. Camilla Strandskog (C)

To Minister of Climate and Environment Vidar Helgesen (C)
Mr. Jens Frølich Holte (C) - temporarily appointed state secretary 29.01.2016
Mr. Thor Arne Englund (C)- temporarily from 29.01.2016

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

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

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Anders Anundsen (PrP)
Ms. Anette Carnarius Elseth (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 Immigration and Integration Sylvi Listhaug (PrP)

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

To Minister of Fisheries Per Sandberg (PrP)
Mr. Roy Angelvik (PrP)

To Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Anniken Hauglie (C)
Mr. Morten Bakke (C)

To Minister of Culture Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland (C)
Ms. Kjersti Aastad (C) – until 08.01.2016
Ms. Maria Kristine Göthner (C) – from 08.01.2016

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Jon Georg Dale (PrP)
Ms. Julia Sanna Maria Brännström Nordtug (PrP)