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Changes among the state secretaries

In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has appointed Mr. John-Ragnar Kvam Aarset as state secretary to Minister of Transport, Mr. Knut Arild Hareide, as of march 9th 2020.

State secretary to the Minister of Transport, Mr. Anders Bjørnsen Werp, has been honourably discharged from his office, as of march 9th 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 Ihle Steinstad (C)

Mr. Rune Alstadsæter (C)

Mr. Audun Rødningsby (L)

Mr. Hans Olav Syversen (CDP)

Mr. Oluf Ulseth (C)

 

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 Education and Integration Trine Skei Grande (L)

Mr. Jan-Christian Kolstø (L)

Mr. Grunde Kreken Almeland (L)

Ms. Anja Johansen (L)

 

To Minister of Children and Family Kjell Ingolf Ropstad (CDP)

Mr. Julian Thomas Farner-Calvert (CDP)

Ms. Jorunn Hallaråker (CDP)

Ms. Julie Kristine Kordahl (CDP) – 25 percent position

 

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)

Ms. Anne Karin Olli (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. Harald Furre (C)

 

To Minister of Trade and Industry Iselin Nybø (L)

Ms. Lucie Katrine Sunde-Eidem (L)

 

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 Fisheries and Seafood Geir Inge Sivertsen (C)

Ms. Trine Danielsen (C)

 

To Minister of Culture and Equality Abid Raja (L)

Mr. Knut Aastad Bråten (L)

 

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Petroleum and Energy Tina Bru (C)

Mr. Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen (H)

 

To Minister of Climate and Environment Sveinung Rotevatn (L)

Mr. Mathias Fischer (L)

Ms. Maren Hersleth Holsen (L)

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