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New political advisor in BLD

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Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Office of the Prime Minister

The Office of the Prime Minister has as of 14 March appointed Ms. Lotte Grepp Knutsen (34), communications advisor, Oslo, as political advisor to Minister of Children and Equality Anniken Huitfeldt. She succeeds Ms. Marthe Scharning Lund, who has resigned due to today’s change of minister.

The Office of the Prime Minister has as of 14 March appointed Ms. Lotte Grepp Knutsen (34), communications advisor, Oslo, as political advisor to Minister of Children and Equality Anniken Huitfeldt. She succeeds Ms. Marthe Scharning Lund, who has resigned due to today’s change of minister.

Lotte Grepp Knutsen comes from a post as communications advisor at JKL Group. She has previously been political advisor to Labour’s party group in Oslo’s city council, and worked with internal and external information in the Storting’s archives. She became Cand. Polit. at the University of Oslo in 2001, majoring in sociology and with political science and Western Europe studies as other subjects.

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


To Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (Lab.)
Ms. Mina Gerhardsen (Lab.) – leave of absence from 18 February 2008
Ms. Hadia Tajik (Lab.) – acting from 22 February 2008

To Minister of Finance Kristin Halvorsen (Soc.)
Ms. Sylvi Annie Bratten (Soc.)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Åslaug Haga (Cent.)
Mr. Geir Pollestad (Cent.)

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre (Lab.)
Ms. Gry Larsen (Lab.)

To Minister of Research and Higher Education Tora Aasland (Soc.)
Mr. Kyrre Lekve (Soc.)

To Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa (Cent.)
Lars Erik Bartnes (Cent.)

To Minister of Defence Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen (Lab.)
Ms. Ragnhild Mathisen (Lab.)

To Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim (Soc.)
Mr. Morten Wasstøl (Soc.)- environment affairs

To Minster of Trade and Industry Dag Terje Andersen (Lab.)
Ms. Annelene Svingen (Lab.) – acting state secretary in same ministry 7 January-1 August 2008
Ms. Anne Margrete Blaker (Lab.) – acting 7 January-1 August 2008

To Minister of Transport and Communications Liv Signe Navarsete (Cent.)
Ms. Anne Tingelstad Wøien (Cent.)

To Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion Bjarne Håkon Hanssen (Lab.)
Mr. Ketil Lindseth (Lab.)
Ms. Hadia Tajik (Lab.) – leave of absence from 22 February 2008

To Minister of Justice Knut Storberget (Lab.)
Eirik Øwre Thorshaug (Lab.)

To Minister of Culture and Church Affairs Trond Giske (Lab.)
Ms. Trine Synøve Lie Larsen (Lab.)

To Minister of Health and Care Services  Sylvia Brustad (Lab.)
Ms. Solveig Torsvik (Lab.)

To Minister of Government Administration and Reform Heidi Grande Røys (Soc.)
Mr. Jørund Leknes (Soc.)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Terje Riis-Larsen (Cent.)
Ms. Sigrid Hjørnegård (Cent.)

To Minister of Children and Equality Anniken Huitfeldt (Lab.)
Ms. Lotte Grepp Knutsen (Lab.)

To Minister of Education Bård Vegar Solhjell (Soc.)
Mr. Audun Kolsrud Herning (Soc.)

To Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Helga Pedersen (Lab.)
Mr. John Erik Pedersen (Lab.)

 

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