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Changes among the state secretaries

In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has appointed political adviser Ms. Maria Kristine Strandskog Göthner as temporarily state secretary to Minister of Education and Integration, Mr. Jan Tore Sanner, in the period that state secretary Mr. Tom Erlend Skaug settles parental leave from 1 January to 15 May 2020.

The constitution of Ms. Ingvild Ofte Arntsen as state secretary in a 75 percent position to Minister of Agriculture and Food, Ms. Olaug Vervik Bollestad, and a 25 percent position to Minister of Children and Families, Mr. Kjell Ingolf Ropstad, is extended to 19 January 2020. State secretary Julie Kristine Kordahl has an extended leave of absence from 6 to 19 January 2020.

 

The Government represents the Conservative Party (C), the Progress Party (PrP), the Liberal Party (L) and the Christian Democratic Party (CDP). The state secretaries are:

To Prime Minister Erna Solberg (C)
Mr. Lars Øy (C)
Ms. Ingvild Næss Stub (C)
Ms. Sunniva Ihle Steinstad (C)
Mr. Rune Alstadsæter (C)
Mr. Audun Rødningsby (L)
Mr. Hans Olav Syversen (CDP)
Mr. Oluf Ulseth (C)
Mr. Lars Joakim Dalånes Hanssen (PrP)

To Minister of Finance Siv Jensen (PrP)
Mr. Jørgen Næsje (PrP)
Ms. Marianne Eikvåg Groth (C)
Mr. Geir Olsen (L)
Mr. Atle Simonsen (PrP)
Mr. Brage Baklien (PrP)
Mr. Sverre Vatnar (CDP)

To Minister of Culture and Equality Trine Skei Grande (L)
Mr. Jan-Christian Kolstø (L)
Ms. Frida Blomgren (L)

To Minister of Children and Family Kjell Ingolf Ropstad (CDP)
Mr. Julian Thomas Farner-Calvert (CDP)
Ms. Jorunn Hallaråker (CDP)
Ms. Ingvild Ofte Arntsen - Acting in a 25 percent position 14.05.19-19.01.20

To Minister of Education and Integration Jan Tore Sanner (C)
Mr. Tom Erlend Skaug (C) – Leave of absence 01.01.20-15.05.20
Ms. Julie Midtgarden Remen (C)
Ms. Maria Kristine Strandskog Göthner (C) – Temporarily appointed 01.01.20-15.05.20

To Minister of the Elderly and Public Health Sylvi Listhaug (PrP)
Ms. Anne Bramo (PrP)

To Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Monica Mæland (C)
Mr. Lars Jacob Hiim (C)
Ms. Aase Marthe Horrigmo (C)
Ms. Anne Karin Olli (C)
Mr. Thorleif Fluer Vikre (PrP)

To Minister of Health Bent Høie (C)
Ms. Anne Grethe Erlandsen (C)
Ms. Maria Jahrmann Bjerke (C)

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide (C)
Mr. Audun Halvorsen (C)
Ms. Marianne Hagen (C)
Mr. Jens Frølich Holte (C)

To Minister of Trade and Industry Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (C)
Mr. Magnus Thue (C)
Ms. Hannah Sumeja Atic (C) - Temporarily appointed 14.06.19-15.10.19
Mr. Geir Inge Sivertsen (C)

To Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Anniken Hauglie (C)
Ms. Guro Angell Gimse (C)
Mr. Vegard Einan (C) 

To Minister of Transport Jon Georg Dale (PrP)
Mr. Anders Bjørnsen Werp (C)
Mr. Tommy Skjervold (PrP)
Mr. Allan Ellingsen (PrP)

To Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen (C)
Ms. Tone Skogen (C)

To Minister of Climate and Environment Ola Elvestuen (L)
Mr. Atle Hamar (L)
Mr. Sveinung Rotevatn (L)

To Minister of Digitalisation Nikolai Astrup (C)
Mr. Paul Chaffey (H)

To Minister of Research and Higher Education Iselin Nybø (L)
Ms. Rebekka Borsch (L)

To Minister of Fisheries Harald Tom Nesvik (PrP)
Mr. Roy Angelvik (PrP)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg (PrP)
Mr. Rikard Gaarder Knutsen (PrP)
Ms. Liv Lønnum (PrP)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Olaug Vervik Bollestad (PrP)
Ms. Julie Kristine Kordahl (CDP) – Leave of absence 08.04.19-03.01.20
Mr. Widar Skogan (CDP)
Ms. Ingvild Ofte Arntsen (CDP) – Acting in a 75 percent position 14.05.19-19.01.20

To Minister of Public Security Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde (PrP)
Ms. Toril Charlotte Ulleberg Reynolds (PrP) - Leave of absence from 05.08.19
Ms. Karianne Hansen (PrP) - Temporarily appointed from 05.08.19

To Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein (CDP)
Mr. Aksel Jakobsen

To Minister of Justice and Immigration Jøran André Smedal Kallmyr (PrP)
Mr. Thor Kleppen Sættem (C)
Mr. Kristoffer Sivertsen (PrP)

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