Changes among the political advisers

The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Ms. Toril Charlotte Ulleberg Reynolds, Oslo, as political adviser to Minister of Transport and Communication Ketil Solvik-Olsen, and Ms. Julia Sanna Maria Brännström Nordtug, Sarpsborg, as political adviser to Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Robert Eriksson.

They succeed Sara Økland and Ulrikke Holmøy, who have resigned from their posts.


The Government represents the Conservative Party (C) and the Progress Party (PrP). The political advisers are:

To Prime Minister Erna Solberg (C)
Mr. Hans Christian Hansson (C)
Ms. Benedicte Staalesen Nilsen (C) – 20 per cent

To Minister of Finance Siv Jensen (PrP)
Mr. Petter Kvinge Tvedt (PrP)

To Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner (C)
Ms. Rikke Sjøberg (C) – leave of absence from 29 June 2015
Ms. Iris Aunvik Tveten (C) – acting from 29 June 2015

To Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen (C)
Ms. Benedicte Staalesen Nilsen (C) – 80 per cent

To Minister of Transport and Communication Ketil Solvik-Olsen (PrP)
Ms. Toril Charlotte Ulleberg Reynolds (PrP)

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende (C)
Mr. Peder Weidemann Egseth (C)

To Minister of Culture Thorhild Widvey (C)
Ms. Kjersti Aastad (C)

To Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker (C)
Ms. Kathrine Pernille Beite (C)

To Minister of Climate and Environment Tine Sundtoft (C)
Mr. Jens Frølich Holte (C)

To Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland (C)
Ms. Camilla Strandskog (C)

To Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Solveig Horne (PrP)
Mr. Ronny Røste (PrP)

To Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie (C)
Mr. Fredrik Gierløff (C)

To Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Robert Eriksson (PrP)
Ms. Julia Sanna Maria Brännström Nordtug (PrP)

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Anders Anundsen (PrP)
Mr. André R. Kolve (PrP)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tord Lien (PrP)
Mr. Elnar Remi Holmen (PrP)

To Minister of Defence Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide (C)
Mr. Audun Halvorsen (C)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Sylvi Listhaug (PrP)
Mr. Lars Joakim Hanssen (PrP)

To Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (C)
Mr. Magnus Thue (C)