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Changes among the state secretaries

In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has appointed Mr. Alf Erik Bergstøl Andersen as state secretary to Minister of Justice and Immigration, Mr. Jøran André Smedal Kallmyr. Mr. Tom Staahle is appointed as state secretary to Minister of Local Government and Modernisation, Ms. Monica Mæland.

State secretary to Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Ms. Monica Mæland, Mr. Thorleif Fluer Vikre, has been honourably discharged from his office.

State secretary to Minister of Petroleum and Energy Mr. Kjell-Børge Freiberg, Mr. Rikard Gaarder Knutsen, has been honourably discharged from his office.

 

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. Tom Staahle (PrP)

To Minister of Health 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

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)
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)
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)
Mr. Alf Erik Bergstøl Andersen (PrP)

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