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Changes among the political advisers

Historical archive

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Office of the Prime Minister

Following today’s changes in the Government, the Office of the Prime Minister has made the following changes among the political advisers

Following today’s changes in the Government, the Office of the Prime Minister has made the following changes among the political advisers:

  • Mr. Audun Garberg, Mr. Arvinn Gadgil and Ms. Line Gaare Paulsen have resigned from their posts as political advisers
  • Mr. Audun Garberg, political adviser, has been appointed political adviser to Minister of the Environment Bård Vegar Solhjell
  • Mr. Arvinn Gadgil, political adviser, has been appointed political adviser to Minister of International Development Heikki Holmås
  • Ms. Kine Sperre Horsbøl, political adviser, Oslo, has been appointed political adviser to Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Inga Marte Thorkildsen

The changes are active as of 3 pm today.

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

To Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (Lab.)
Mr. Sindre Fossum Beyer (Lab.)

To Minister of the Environment Bård Vegar Solhjell (Soc.)
Mr. Audun Garberg (Soc.)

To Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
Liv Signe Navarsete (Cent.)
Ms. Anja Kristin Salte Hjelseth

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre (Lab.)
Ms. Astrid Huitfeldt (Lab.)

To Minister of Justice and Emergency Planning Grete Faremo (Lab.)
Ms. Astrid Bergmål (Lab.) – leave of absence 19 April 2012-19 December 2012
Ms. Elisabeth Helmersen (Lab.)

To Minister of Finance Sigbjørn Johnsen (Lab.)
Ms. Randi Ness (Lab.)

To Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske (Lab.)
Ms. Jeanette Iren Moen (Lab.)

To Minister of Transport and Communications
Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa  (Cent.)
Ms. Sigrid Brattabø Handegard (Cent.)

To Minister of Health and Care Services Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen (Lab.)
Mr. Tord Dale (Lab.)

To Minister of Education and Research Kristin Halvorsen (Soc.)
Ms. Sylvi Annie Bratten (Soc.) – until 31 March 2012
Ms. Katrine Gramnæs (Soc.)

To Minister of Culture Anniken Huitfeldt (Lab.)
Ms. Kjersti Stenseng (Lab.)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Lars Peder Brekk (Cent.)
Ms. Ane Kismul (Cent.)

To Minister of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs
Rigmor Aasrud (Lab.)

Mr. Jon Reidar Øyan (Lab.)

To Minister of Labour Hanne Bjurstrøm (Lab.)
Mr. Jardar Flaa (Lab.)

To Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Lisbeth Berg-Hansen (Lab.)
Mr. Martin Henriksen (Lab.)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe (Cent.)
Mr. Ivar Vigdenes (Cent.)

To Minister of Defence Espen Barth Eide (Lab.)
Ms. Kathrine Raadim (Lab.)

To Minister of International Development Heikki Holmås (Soc.)
Mr. Arvinn E. Gadgil (Soc.)

To Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Inga Marte Thorkildsen (Soc.)
Ms. Kine Sperre Horsbøl (Soc.)