Changes among the state secretaries

Due to the changes in the Government today, changes have been made in the list of state secretaries.

Mr. André Rajan Kolve, Mr. Per-Willy Trudvang Amundsen, Mr. Ove André Vanebo, Mr. Gjermund Hagesæter and Ms. Hanne Caroline Simonsen Iversen have been honourably discharged from their offices as state secretaries.

Ms. Elsbeth Tronstad has been honourably discharged from her office as state secretary to Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Elisabeth Vik Aspaker, and has been appointed state secretary to Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Frank Bakke-Jensen.

Ms Cecilie Brein-Karlsen has been honourably discharged from her office as state secretary to Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie, and has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Finance Siv Jensen.

Mr. Kjell-Børge Freiberg and Ms. Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde have been honourably discharged from their offices as state secretaries to Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tord Lien, and have been appointed state secretaries to Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Søviknes.

Mr. Thor Kleppen Sættem has been honourably discharged from his office as state secretary to Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Anniken Hauglie, and has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Justice and Public Security Per-Willy Trudvang Amundsen.

Ms. Toril Charlotte Ulleberg Reynolds and Ms. Anette Carnarius Elseth have been appointed state secretaries to Minister of Justice and Public Security Per-Willy Trudvang Amundsen.

Mr. Bjørnar Laabak has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Local Government and ModernisationJan Tore Sanner.

Mr. Frode Gaasland Hestnes has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie, from a date to be decided by the Office of the Prime Minister.

Mr. Morten Bakke has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Anniken Hauglie.

The changes are effective as of 18.00 hours today, except where otherwise stated.

 

The Government represents the Conservative Party (C) and the Progress Party (PrP). The state secretaries are:

To Prime Minister Erna Solberg (C)
Ms. Julie Margrethe Brodtkorb (C)
Mr. Lars Øy (C)
Mr. Sigbjørn Aanes (C)
Mr. Himanshu Gulati (PrP) – 75 per cent
Mr. Torkild Hebbert Haukaas (C)
Ms. Ingvild Næss Stub (C)
Ms. Marianne Eikvåg Groth (C)

To Minister of Finance Siv Jensen (PrP)
Mr. Jørgen Næsje (PrP)
Mr. Tore Vamraak (C)
Ms. Cecilie Brein-Karlsen (PrP) – leave of absence until 16.01.2017
Mr. Petter K. Tvedt (PrP)
Mr. Brage Baklien (PrP)

To Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner (C)
Mr. Paul Chaffey (C)
Ms. Kristin Holm Jensen (C)
Ms. Anne Karin Olli (C)
Ms. Grete Ellingsen (C)
Mr. Bjørnar Laabak (PrP)

To Minister of Transport and Communications Ketil Solvik-Olsen (PrP)
Mr. Tom Cato Karlsen (PrP)
Mr. Reynir Johannesson (PrP)
Mr. Tom-Christer Nilsen (C)

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende (C)
Ms. Tone Skogen (C)
Ms. Marit Berger Røsland (C)
Ms. Laila Bokhari (C)

To Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland (C)
Mr. Lars Jacob Hiim (C)
Ms. Dilek Ayhan (C)

To Minister of Climate and Environment Vidar Helgesen (C)
Mr. Lars Andreas Lunde (C)

To Minister of Children and Equality Solveig Horne (PrP)
Mr. Kai-Morten Terning (PrP)

To Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie (C)
Ms. Anne Grethe Erlandsen (C)
Ms. Lisbeth Normann (C)
Mr. Fredrik Wang Gierløff (C) - acting 14.05.2016-29.01.2017
Mr. Frode Gaasland Hestnes (PrP) - from 9 January 2017

To Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide (C)
Mr. Øystein Bø (C)

To Minister of Immigration and Integration Sylvi Listhaug (PrP)
Mr.Vidar Brein-Karlsen (PrP)
Mr. Fabian Stang (C)

To Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (C)
Mr. Bjørn Haugstad (C)
Mr. Magnus Thue (C)

To Minister of Fisheries Per Sandberg (PrP)
Mr. Ronny Berg (PrP)
Mr. Roy Angelvik (PrP)

To Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Anniken Hauglie (C)
Ms. Christl Kvam (C)
Mr. Morten Bakke (C)

To Minister of Culture Linda Hofstad Helleland (C)
Mr. Bård Folke Fredriksen (C)
Mr. Himanshu Gulati (PrP) – 25 per cent

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Jon Georg Dale (PrP)
Ms. Hanne Maren Blåfjelldal (PrP) – leave of absence 27.06.2016-30.04.2017
Mr. Terje Halleland (PrP) - acting 18.04.2016-30.04.2017

To Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Frank Bakke-Jensen (C)
Ms. Elsbeth Tronstad (C)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Søviknes (PrP)
Mr. Kjell-Børge Freiberg (PrP)
Ms. Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde (PrP)

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Per-Willy Trudvang Amundsen (PrP)
Mr. Thor Kleppen Sættem (C)
Ms. Toril Charlotte Ulleberg Reynolds (PrP)
Ms. Anette Carnarius Elseth (PrP)