Changes among the state secretaries

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

Political Adviser Emma Lind has been appointed as state secretary to Minister of Culture and Equality Abid Raja, as of 1 April 2021.

State secretary Gunhild Berge Stang has been honourably discharged as state secretary to Minister of Culture and Equality Abid Raja, as of 1 April 2021.

Kjartan Alexander Lunde has been appointed acting state secretary in a 50 percent position to Minister of Climate and Environment Sveinung Rotevatn and a 50 percent position to Minister of Trade and Industry Iselin Nybø, from 6 April to 25 July 2021.

 

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)
Mr. Rune Alstadsæter (C)
Mr. Audun Rødningsby (L)
Mr. Hans Olav Syversen (CDP)
Mr. Oluf Ulseth (C)
Mr. Peder Weidemann Egseth (C)

To Minister of Education and Integration Guri Melby (C)
Ms. Anja Johansen (L)
Mr. Grunde Kreken Almeland (L)
Ms. Anne Tørå Solsvik (L)

To Minister of Children and Family Kjell Ingolf Ropstad (CDP)
Ms. Jorunn Hallaråker Heggelund (CDP) – Leave of absence 24.09.20-01.07.21
Ms. Julie Kristine Kordahl (CDP)
Mr. Erik Lunde (CDP) – Leave of absence 04.01.21-14.06.21
Ms. Ingvild Ofte Arntsen (CDP) – 50 percent position
Mr. Reid Ivar Bjorland Dahl (CDP) - Temporarily appointed 08.01.21-30.06.21

To Minister of Finance Jan Tore Sanner (C)
Mr. Magnus Thue (C)
Ms. Kari Elisabeth Olrud Moen (C)
Mr. Geir Straume Olsen (L)
Mr. Sverre Vatnar (CDP)
Ms. Maria Kristine Strandskog Göthner (C) – Leave of absence 18.03.21-08.12.21
Ms. Kristin Holm Jensen (C) – Acting from 10.03.21-08.12.21

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)
Mr. Saliba Andreas Korkunc (C)

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

To Minister of Labour and Social Affairs
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 Trade and Industry Iselin Nybø (L)
Ms. Lucie Katrine Sunde-Eidem (L)
Mr. Lars Andreas Lunde (C) – 50 percent position
Mr. Kjartan Alexander Lunde (L) – 50 percent position from 06.04.2021

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

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Olaug Vervik Bollestad (CDP)
Mr. Widar Skogan (CDP)
Ms. Ingvild Ofte Arntsen (CDP) – 50 percent position

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 01.04.2021
Ms. Emma Lind (L) – From 01.04.2021

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tina Bru (C)
Mr. Tony Christian Tiller (C)
Mr. Lars Andreas Lunde (C) – 50 percent position

To Minister of Climate and Environment Sveinung Rotevatn (L)
Mr. Mathias Fischer (L) - Leave of absence 06.04.2021-25.07.2021
Ms. Maren Hersleth Holsen (L)
Mr. Kjartan Alexander Lunde (L) – 50 percent position from 06.04.2021

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