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Changes among the political advisers

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Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Office of the Prime Minister

Following today’s changes in the Government, the Office of the Prime Minister has made the following changes among the political advisers:

Following today’s changes in the Government, the Office of the Prime Minister has made the following changes among the political advisers:

  • Ms. Astrid Huitfeldt, Mr. Tord Dale, Mr. Shakeel Rehman, Mr. Jardar Flaa, Ms. Kathrine Raadim, Mr. Martin Henriksen and Ms. Ingrid Johansen Aune have resigned from their posts as political advisers
  • Ms. Kathrine Raadim, political adviser, has been appointed political adviser to Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide
  • Ms. Ingrid Johansen Aune, acting political adviser, has been appointed political adviser to Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide for the period of time Ms. Kathrine Raadim is on a leave of absence
  • Mr. Atle Ottesen, group leader at Fredrikstad Labour Party, has been appointed political adviser to Minister of Defence Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen
  • Ms. Astrid Huitfeldt, political adviser, has been appointed political adviser to Minister of Health and Care Services Jonas Gahr Støre
  • Mr. Martin Henriksen, political adviser, has been appointed political adviser to Minister of Labour Anniken Huitfeldt
  • Mr. Tord Dale, political adviser, has been appointed political adviser to Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Lisbeth Berg-Hansen
  • Mr. Håvard Fossbakken, organization manager, has been appointed political adviser to Minister of Culture Hadia Tajik

The changes are active as of 3 pm today.

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

To Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (Lab.)
Mr. Sindre Fossum Beyer (Lab.)
Ms. Tonje Brenna (Lab.)

To Minister of the Environment Bård Vegar Solhjell (Soc.)
Mr. Audun Garberg (Soc.)
Mr. Olav Magnus Linge (Soc.)

To Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Liv Signe Navarsete (Cent.)
Ms. Anja Kristin Salte Hjelseth
Ms. Laila Melkevoll

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide (Lab.)
Ms. Kathrine Raadim (Lab.) – leave of absence 27 April 2012-19 January 2013
Ms. Ingrid Johansen Aune (Lab.) – acting 6 June 2012 – 19 January 2013

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Grete Faremo (Lab.)
Ms. Elisabeth Helmersen (Lab.)

To Minister of Finance Sigbjørn Johnsen (Lab.)
Ms. Randi Ness (Lab.)

To Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske (Lab.)
Torstein Tvedt Solberg (Lab.)

To Minister of Defence Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen (Lab.)
Mr. Atle Ottesen (Ap)

To Minister of Health and Care Services Jonas Gahr Støre (Lab.)
Ms. Astrid Huitfeldt (Lab.)

To Minister of Education and Research Kristin Halvorsen (Soc.)
Ms. Katrine Gramnæs (Soc.)

To Minister of Labour Anniken Huitfeldt (Lab.)
Mr. Martin Henriksen (Lab.)

To Minister of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs Rigmor Aasrud (Lab.)
Mr. Jon Reidar Øyan (Lab.)

To Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Lisbeth Berg-Hansen (Lab.)
Mr. Tord Dale (Ap)

To Minister of Transport and Communications Marit Arnstad (Cent.)
Ms. Sigrid Brattabø Handegard (Cent.)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe (Cent.)
Mr. Ivar Vigdenes (Cent.)

To Minister of International Development Heikki Holmås (Soc.)
Ms. Unni Berge (Soc.)

To Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Inga Marte Thorkildsen (Soc.)
Ms. Kine Sperre Horsbøl (Soc.) – leave of absence 1 September 2012 – 8 March 2013
Ms. Linn Brodal (Soc.) – acting 29 August 2012 – 8 March 2013

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Trygve Slagsvold Vedum (Cent.)
Ms. Ane Kismul (Cent.)

To Minister of Culture Hadia Tajik (Lab.)
Mr. Håvard Fossbakken (Lab.)