Former Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion Dag Terje Andersen (Labour Party)

(20.06.2008 - 02.10.2009)

Born: 1957

The Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion Dag Terje Andersen is responsible for the following policy areas: employment and welfare, pensions, immigration, integration, Sami and national minorities. He is member of the Norwegian Parliament, representing the county of Vestfold. He was born in 1957.

Political appointments

2008- Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion, Jens Stoltenberg’s second government

2006-2008

Minister of Trade and Industry, Jens Stoltenberg’s second government

1996-1997

Minister of Agriculture, Thorbjørn Jagland’s government

1992

State Secretary, Ministry of Social Affairs, Gro Harlem Brundtland’s third government

1992

Political adviser, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Gro Harlem Brundtland’s third government

1987 - 1992

Mayor, Lardal municipality

1983 - 1987

Member, Lardal municipal council

   

Membership of Storting committees and delegations

2005-2006

Chair, Standing Committee on Local Government and Public Administration

2000-2001

Chair, Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

1997-2000

Member, Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

1999

Delegate, UN General Assembly

1998

Deputy delegate, UN General Assembly

   

Work experience

2002

Forestry worker

1979-1992

Forestry worker

1977-1979

Smelting plant worker

   

Education

2002

Journalism, Folkeuniversitetet Adult Education Association

1976

Examen artium

   

Other appointments

2001-2005

Chair, Board of the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo (CICERO)

2003-2005

Head of national department, Norwegian People’s Aid

1992-1996

Party Secretary, Labour Party

1992-1995

Board member, A-pressen

1990-1992

Chairman, Vestfold Labour Party

1987-1988

Member, Committee of Representatives of the Norwegian United Federation of Trade Unions