Change among the political advisers

The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Mr. Thor Arne Englund as acting political adviser to Minister of Climate and Environment Vidar Helgesen for the period 28 April 2017 – 23 July 2017, while Mr. Jens Frølich Holte is acting state secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Communication.

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 Kaurin Hansson (C)

To Minister of Finance Siv Jensen (PrP)
Ms. Julia Sanna Maria Brännström Nordtug (PrP)

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

To Minister of Transport and Communication Ketil Solvik-Olsen (PrP)
Mr. Rikard Knutsen (PrP)

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende (C)
Mr. Bård Ludvig Thorheim (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) – acting state secretary 28.04.2017-23.07.2017
Mr. Thor Arne Englund (C) – acting 28.04.2017-23.07.2017

To Minister of Children and Equality Solveig Horne (PrP)
Mr. Atle Simonsen (PrP)

To Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie (C)
Ms. Mathilde Tybring-Gjedde (C)

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

To Minister of Immigration and Integration Sylvi Listhaug (PrP)
Mr. Espen Teigen (PrP)

To Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (C)
Ms. Hannah Sumeja Atic (C)

To Minister of Fisheries Per Sandberg (PrP)
Ms. Veronica Pedersen Åsheim (PrP)

To Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Anniken Hauglie (C)
Ms. Julie Midtgarden Remen (C)

To Minister of Culture Linda Hofstad Helleland (C)
Ms. Maria Kristine Göthner (C)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Jon Georg Dale (PrP)
Margrete Dysjaland (PrP)

To Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Frank Bakke-Jensen (C)
Ms. Ragnhild Berg Nilsen (C)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Søviknes (PrP)
Mr. Elnar Remi Holmen (PrP)

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Per-Willy Trudvang Amundsen (PrP)
Mr. Arne-Petter Lorentzen (PrP)

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