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Changes among the state secretaries

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Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Office of the Prime Minister

Following today’s changes in the Government, the King has in today’s session of the Council of State made the following changes among the state secretaries.

Following today’s changes in the Government, the King has in today’s session of the Council of State made the following changes among the state secretaries:

  • Mr. Torgeir Larsen, Ms. Gry Larsen, Mr. Robin Kåss, Mr. Kjell Erik Øie, Ms. Mina Gerhardsen, Ms. Kjersti Stenseng, Mr. Jan-Erik Støstad, Ms. Gina Lund and Mr. Roger Ingebrigtsen have been honourably discharged from their offices as state secretaries
  • Mr. Torgeir Larsen, state secretary, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide
  • Ms. Gry Larsen, state secretary, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide
  • Ms. Kristin Bergersen, acting state secretary, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Justice and Public Security Grete Faremo
  • Mr. Roger Ingebrigtsen, state secretary, state secretary, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske
  • Mr. Eirik Øwre Thorshaug, political adviser, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Defence Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen
  • Mr. Robin Kåss, state secretary, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Health and Care Services Jonas Gahr Støre
  • Mr. Kjell Erik Øie, state secretary, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Health and Care Services Jonas Gahr Støre
  • Mr. Jan-Erik Støstad, state secretary, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Labour Anniken Huitfeldt
  • Ms. Gina Lund, state secretary, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Labour Anniken Huitfeldt
  • Ms. Mina Gerhardsen, state secretary, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Culture Hadia Tajik
  • Ms. Kjersti Stenseng, state secretary, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Culture Hadia Tajik

The changes are active as of 3 pm today. 

The Government represents the Labour Party (Lab.), the Socialist Left Party (Soc.) and the Centre Party (Cent.). The list of state secretaries is now as follows:

To Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg
(Lab.)
Ms. Rita Skjærvik (Lab.)
Mr. Tor Brostigen (Soc.)
Mr. Dagfinn Sundsbø (Cent.)
Mr. Hans Kristian Amundsen (Lab.)
Mr. Svein Fjellheim (Lab.)
Mr. Snorre Wikstrøm (Lab.) – leave of absence from 3 September 2012
Ms. Inger-Anne Ravlum (Lab.)
Mr. Halvard Ingebrigtsen (Lab.) – acting from 24 September 2012

To Minister of the Environment Bård Vegar Solhjell (Soc.)
Ms. Henriette Westhrin (Soc.)
Mr. Ketil Raknes (Soc.)

To Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
Liv Signe Navarsete
(Cent.)
Ms. Hege Solbakken (Cent.)
Mr. Dag-Henrik Sandbakken (Cent.)
Mr. Erlend Fuglum (Cent.)
Ms. Anne Beathe Kristiansen Tvinnereim (Cent.) - acting 16 January 2012-26 October 2012

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide (Lab.)
Ms. Gry Larsen (Lab.)
Mr. Torgeir Larsen (Lab.)

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Grete Faremo (Lab.)
Ms. Astri Aas-Hansen (Lab.)
Mr. Pål Lønseth (Lab.)
Ms. Kristin Bergersen (Lab.)

To Minister of Finance Sigbjørn Johnsen (Lab.)
Ms. Hilde Singsaas (Lab.)
Mr. Kjetil Lund (Lab.)
Mr. Roger Schjerva (Soc.)
Mr. Morten Søberg (Cent.)

To Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske (Lab.)
Mr. Roger Ingebrigtsen (Lab.)
Ms. Jeanette Iren Moen (Lab.)
Mr. Halvard Ingebrigtsen (Lab.) – acting as state secretary to Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg from 24 September 2012

To Minister of Defence Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen (Lab.)
Mr. Eirik Øwre Thorshaug (Lab.)

To Minister of Health and Care Services Jonas Gahr Støre (Lab.)
Mr. Robin Kåss (Lab.)
Mr. Kjell Erik Øie (Lab.)

To Minister of Education and Research Kristin Halvorsen (Soc.)
Ms. Elisabet Dahle (Soc.)
Ms. Ragnhild Setsaas (Soc.)

To Minister of Labour Anniken Huitfeldt (Lab.)
Mr. Jan-Erik Støstad (Lab.)
Ms. Gina Lund (Lab.)

To Minister of Government Administration, Reform
and Church Affairs Rigmor Aasrud
(Lab.)
Ms. Tone-Helen Toften (Lab.)
Ms. Ragnhild Vassvik Kalstad (Lab.)

To Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Lisbeth Berg-Hansen (Lab.)
Ms. Kristine Gramstad (Lab.)

To Minister of Transport and Communications Marit Arnstad  (Cent.)
Mr. Lars Erik Bartnes (Cent.)
Mr. Erik Lahnstein (Cent.)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe (Cent.)
Ms. Eli Blakstad (Cent.)
Mr. Per Rune Henriksen (Lab.)

To Minister of International Development Heikki Holmås (Soc.)
Mr. Arvinn Gadgil (Soc.)

To Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion
Inga Marte Thorkildsen
(Soc.)
Mr. Ahmad Ghanizadeh (Soc.)
Mr. Kjetil Andreas Ostling (Soc.)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Trygve Slagsvold Vedum  (Cent.)
Mr. Harald Oskar Buttedahl (Cent.)

To Minister of Culture Hadia Tajik (Lab.)
Ms. Mina Gerhardsen (Lab.)
Ms. Kjersti Stenseng (Lab.)