Changes among the state secretaries

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

Ms. Marit Berger Røsland has been appointed Minister of EEA and EU Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ms. Laila Bokhari has been honourably discharged from her office as state secretary.

Ms. Tone Skogen has been honourably discharged from her office as state secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, and has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

Mr. Audun Halvorsen has been honourably discharged from his office as state secretary to Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Frank Bakke-Jensen, and has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

Mr. Jens Frølich Holte has been appointed to state secretary to Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Marit Berger Røsland.

Mr. Øystein Bø has been honourably discharged from his office as state secretary to Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide, and has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen.

Mr. Anders Bjørnsen Werp has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Transport and Communications Ketil Solvik-Olsen.

The changes are active as of 14.00 hours today, 20 October 2017.

 

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

To Prime Minister Erna Solberg (C)
Mr. Lars Øy (C)
Mr. Sigbjørn Aanes (C)
Ms. Ingvild Næss Stub (C)
Ms. Marianne Eikvåg Groth (C)
Ms. Sunniva Ihle Steinstad (C)
Mr. Svein Arne Flåtten (C)

To Minister of Finance Siv Jensen (PrP)
Mr. Jørgen Næsje (PrP)
Mr. Tore Vamraak (C)
Ms. Cecilie Brein-Karlsen (PrP)
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) - Honourably discharged 27 October 2017
Mr. Bjørnar Laabak (PrP)

To Minister of Transport and Communications Ketil Solvik-Olsen (PrP)
Mr. Tom Cato Karlsen (PrP)
Mr. Reynir Johannesson (PrP)
Mr. Anders Bjørnsen Werp (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)
Mr. Frode Gaasland Hestnes (PrP)
Ms. Maria Jahrmann Bjerke (C)

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide (C)
Ms. Tone Skogen (C)
Mr. Audun Halvorsen (C)

To Minister of Immigration and Integration Sylvi Listhaug (PrP)
Mr.Vidar Brein-Karlsen (PrP) – Leave of absence 09.10.2017-07.09.2018
Mr. Fabian Stang (C)
Mr. Torkil Åmland (PrP) – Acting 09.10.2017-07.09.2018

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)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Jon Georg Dale (PrP)
Ms. Hanne Maren Blåfjelldal (PrP)

To Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen (C)
Mr. Øystein Bø (C)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Søviknes (PrP)
Ms. Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde (PrP)
Mr. Elnar Remi Holmen (PrP)

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Per-Willy Trudvang Amundsen (PrP)
Mr. Thor Kleppen Sættem (C)
Ms. Toril Charlotte Ulleberg Reynolds (PrP) – Maternity-leave 01.10.2017-07.09.2018
Ms. Anette Carnarius Elseth (PrP)
Mr. Vidar Brein-Karlsen (PrP) - Acting 09.10.2017-07.09.2018

To Minister of Education and Research Henrik Asheim (C)
Mr. Bjørn Haugstad (C)
Mr. Magnus Thue (C) – Leave of absence 23.10.2017-31.12.2017

To Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Marit Berger Røsland (C)
Mr. Jens Frølich Holte Holte (C)