Changes in the Government

In an extraordinary session of the Council of State today, the King has made changes in the Government.

Member of Parliament Trine Skei Grande has been appointed Minister of Culture.

Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner has been appointed Minister of Education and Integration.

Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland has been appointed Minister of Local Government and Modernisation.

Minister of Immigration and Integration Sylvi Listhaug has been appointed Minister of Justice, Public Security and Immigration.

Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen has been appointed Minister of Trade and Industry.

Minister of Culture Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland has been appointed Minister of Children and Equality.

Cyber Coordinator Åse Michaelsen has been appointed Minister for the Elderly and Public Health.

Member of Parliament Ola Elvestuen has been appointed Minister of Climate and Environment.

Member of Parliament Nikolai Eivindssøn Astrup has been appointed Minister of International Development.

Lawyer Iselin Nybø has been appointed Minister for Research and Higher Education.

At the same time, Minister of Climate and Environment Vidar Helgesen, Minister of Children and Equality Solveig Horne, Minister of Justice and Public Security Per-Willy Trudvang Amundsen and Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Marit Berger Røsland have been honourably discharged from their offices.

The changes are active as of 16.00 hours today, 17 January 2018.

The Government represents the Conservative Party (C), the Progress Party (PrP) and the Liberal Party (L):

Prime Minister
Ms. Erna Solberg (C)

Minister of Finance
Ms. Siv Jensen (PrP)

Minister of Culture
Ms. Trine Skei Grande (L)

Minister of Education and Integration
Mr.Jan Tore Sanner (C)

Minister of Transport and Communications
Mr. Ketil Solvik-Olsen (PrP)

Minister of Local Government and Modernisation
Ms. Monica Mæland (C)

Minister of Health
Mr. Bent Høie (C)

Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ms. Ine Eriksen Søreide (C)

Minister of Justice, Public Security and Immigration
Ms. Sylvi Listhaug (PrP)

Minister of Trade and Industry
Mr. Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (C)

Minister of Fisheries
Mr. Per Sandberg (PrP)

Minister of Labour and Social Affairs
Ms. Anniken Hauglie (C)

Minister of Children and Equality
Ms. Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland (C)

Minister of Agriculture and Food
Mr. Jon Georg Dale (PrP)

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

Minister of Petroleum and Energy
Mr. Terje Søviknes (PrP)

Minister for the Elderly and Public Health
Ms. Åse Michaelsen (PrP)

Minister of Climate and Environment
Mr. Ola Elvestuen (L)

Minister of International Development
Mr. Nikolai Eivindssøn Astrup (C)

Minister of Research and Higher Education
Ms. Iselin Nybø (L)