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Changes among the state secretaries

In today’s session of the Council of State, The King has made changes in the list of state secretaries.

State secretary Sunniva Flakstad Ihle has been honourably discharged as state secretary to Prime Minister Erna Solberg, as of 1 July 2020.

Political adviser Peder Weidemann Egseth has been appointed as states secretary to Prime Minister Erna Solberg, as of 1 July 2020.

 

The Government represents the Conservative Party (C), 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 Flakstad Ihle (C) – to 01.07.20
Mr. Rune Alstadsæter (C)
Mr. Audun Rødningsby (L)
Mr. Hans Olav Syversen (CDP)
Mr. Oluf Ulseth (C)
Mr. Peder Weidemann Egseth (C) – from 01.07.20

To Minister of Trade and Industry Iselin Nybø (L)
Ms. Lucie Katrine Sunde-Eidem (L)
Mr. Jan Christian Kolstø (L)
Mr. Grunde Kreken Almeland (L) – 50 percent position

To Minister of Children and Family Kjell Ingolf Ropstad (CDP)
Mr. Julian Thomas Farner-Calvert (CDP)
Ms. Jorunn Hallaråker Heggelund (CDP)
Ms. Julie Kristine Kordahl (CDP) – 25 percent position
Mr. Erik Lunde (CDP) – Acting in a 50 percent position

To Minister of Finance Jan Tore Sanner (C)
Mr. Magnus Thue (C)
Ms. Kari Elisabeth Olrud Moen (C)
Mr. Geir Olsen (L)
Mr. Sverre Vatnar (CDP)
Ms. Maria Kristine Strandskog Göthner (C)

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Monica Mæland (C)
Mr. Lars Jacob Hiim (C)
Mr. Thor Kleppen Sættem (C)
Ms. Hilde Johanne Barstad (C)

To Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie (C)
Ms. Anne Grethe Erlandsen (C)
Ms. Maria Jahrmann Bjerke (C) – Leave of absence 16.01.20-02.10.20
Ms. Inger Klippen (C) – Temporarily appointed 01.01.20-04.10.20
Ms. Frøydis Høyem (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 Labour and Social Affairs Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (C)
Mr. Vegard Einan (C)
Ms. Saida Roshni Begum (C)

To Minister of Regional Development and Digitalisation Linda Hofstad Helleland (C)
Mr. Paul Chaffey (C)
Mr. Raymond Robertsen (C)

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

To Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Nikolai Astrup (C)
Ms. Heidi Karin Nakken (C)
Mr. Paal Pedersen (C)

To Minister of Transport Knut Arild Hareide (CDP)
Ms. Ingvild Ofte Arntsen (CDP)
Ms. Ingelin Noresjø (CDP)
Mr. John-Ragnar Kvam Aarset (C)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Olaug Vervik Bollestad (CDP)
Ms. Julie Kristine Kordahl (CDP) – 75 percent position
Mr. Widar Skogan (CDP)

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

To Minister of Research and Higher Education Henrik Asheim (C)
Ms. Aase Marthe Johansen Horrigmo (C)

To Minister of Culture and Equality Abid Raja (L)
Ms. Gunhild Berge Stang (L)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tina Bru (C)
Mr. Tony Christian Tiller (C)

To Minister of Climate and Environment Sveinung Rotevatn (L)
Mr. Mathias Fischer (L)
Ms. Maren Hersleth Holsen (L)

To. Minister of Fisheries and Seafood Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen (C)
Ms. Trine Danielsen (C)

To Minister of Education and Integration Guri Melby (C)
Ms. Anja Johansen (L)
Mr. Grunde Kreken Almeland (L) – 50 percent position

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