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New political adviser in Ministry of Trade and Industry

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Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Office of the Prime Minister

The Office of the Prime Minister has today appointed Mr. Torstein Tvedt Solberg (27), Stavanger, as political adviser to Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Trond Giske.

The Office of the Prime Minister has today appointed Mr. Torstein Tvedt Solberg (27), Stavanger, as political adviser to Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Trond Giske.

Torstein Tvedt Solberg has previously been deputy leader for Stavanger Labour Party (2010-2011) and leader for Norwegian Young Socialists in Rogaland (2005). Solberg is currently a master student in Culture, Environment and Sustainability at the University of Oslo.

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.)
Ms. Tonje Brenna (Lab.)

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

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

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

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Grete Faremo (Lab.)
Ms. Elisabeth Helmersen (Lab.)

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

To Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske (Lab.)
Torstein Tvedt Solberg (Lab.)

To Minister of Transport and Communications Marit Arnstad (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. Katrine Gramnæs (Soc.)

To Minister of Culture Anniken Huitfeldt (Lab.)
Mr. Shakeel Rehman (Lab.)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Trygve Slagsvold Vedum (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.) – leave of absence 27 April 2012-19 January 2013
Ms. Ingrid Johansen Aune (Lab.)

To Minister of International Development Heikki Holmås (Soc.)
Ms. Unni Berge (Soc.)

To Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Inga Marte Thorkildsen (Soc.)
Ms. Kine Sperre Horsbøl (Soc.) – leave of absence 1 September 2012-8 March 2013
Ms. Linn Brodal (Soc.) – acting 29 August 2012-8 March 2013

 

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