Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

The Ministry is responsible for housing policy, the Planning and Building Act, local government finances and local administration, ICT Policy and Public Sector Reform, rural and regional policy, the conduct of elections, government employer policy, Sami and minority affairs and national mapping and geodata policy.

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A budget for economic growth, job creation, and a sustainable welfare state

2017-10-12: The Government’s fiscal policy has been used actively to counter the effects of the oil price slump. The economy is now gradually recovering. In the fiscal budget for 2018, the use of petroleum revenues will therefore increase more slowly than in recent years. The Government prioritisesgrowth-promoting tax reductions and a continued focus on education, transport, health, and welfare at the local level.

Record number of election observers to Norway

2017-09-09: 158 Norwegian and international election observers are going to follow the 2017 Norwegian parliamentary election, a record of observers for Norwegian elections. "Election monitors provide valuable input into how the conduct of the election can be improved," says Local Government and Modernisation Minister Jan Tore Sanner.

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Digital agenda for Norway in brief

The purpose of this white paper is to present the Government's policy on how Norway can exploit ICT in the best interests of society.

Barriers to digitization

On the assignment from the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation, KPMG has undertaken a mapping and analysis of barriers for digitalization among Norwegian Companies.

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Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Address: Postboks 8112 Dep, 0032 Oslo
Visitor address: Akersgata 59, 0032 Oslo