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Changes among the state secretaries

Historical archive

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Office of the Prime Minister

In today’s session of the Council of State, Mr. Per Rune Henriksen has been honourably discharged from his post as state secretary to Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe. At the same time, Mr. Trygve Svensson (34), Ph.D. Fellow, Oslo, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske.

In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has honourably discharged Mr. Per Rune Henriksen from his post as state secretary to Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe. At the same time, Mr. Trygve Svensson (34), Ph.D. Fellow, Oslo, has been appointed state secretary to Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske.

Trygve Svensson is Ph.D. Fellow at the Department of Information Sciences and Media Studies at the University of Bergen. He has previously been a political adviser to the Labour Party’s parliamentary group and an adviser with Geelmuyden.Kiese.

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

To Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg
(Lab.)
Ms. Rita Skjærvik (Lab.)
Mr. Tor Brostigen (Soc.)
Mr. Erik Lahnstein (Cent.)
Mr. Hans Kristian Amundsen (Lab.)
Mr. Snorre Wikstrøm (Lab.)
Ms. Inger-Anne Ravlum (Lab.)
Ms. Mette Nord (Lab.)

To Minister of the Environment Bård Vegar Solhjell (Soc.)
Mr. Ketil Raknes (Soc.)
Ms. Ellen Øseth (Soc.)
Ms. Henriette Westhrin (Soc.)

To Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
Liv Signe Navarsete
(Cent.)
Mr. Erlend Fuglum (Cent.)
Ms. Anne Beathe Kristiansen Tvinnereim (Cent.)
Ms. Eli Blakstad (Cent.)

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide (Lab.)
Ms. Gry Larsen (Lab.)
Mr. Torgeir Larsen (Lab.)

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Grete Faremo (Lab.)
Mr. Pål Lønseth (Lab.)
Ms. Kristin Bergersen (Lab.)
Mr. Pål Martin Sand (Lab.)

To Minister of Finance Sigbjørn Johnsen (Lab.)
Ms. Hilde Singsaas (Lab.)
Mr. Kjetil Lund (Lab.)
Mr. Roger Schjerva (Soc.)
Mr. Morten Søberg (Cent.)

To Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske (Lab.)
Ms. Jeanette Iren Moen (Lab.)
Mr. Halvard Ingebrigtsen (Lab.)
Mr. Trygve Svensson (Lab.)

To Minister of Defence Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen (Lab.)
Mr. Eirik Øwre Thorshaug (Lab.)

To Minister of Health and Care Services Jonas Gahr Støre (Lab.)
Mr. Robin Kåss (Lab.)
Mr. Kjell Erik Øie (Lab.)
Ms. Nina Tangnæs Grønvold (Lab.)

To Minister of Education and Research Kristin Halvorsen (Soc.)
Ms. Elisabet Dahle (Soc.)
Ms. Ragnhild Setsaas (Soc.)

To Minister of Labour Anniken Huitfeldt (Lab.)
Mr. Norvald Mo (Lab.)
Ms. Cecilie Bjelland (Lab.)

To Minister of Government Administration, Reform
and Church Affairs Rigmor Aasrud
(Lab.)
Ms. Tone Toften (Lab.)
Ms. Ragnhild Vassvik Kalstad (Lab.)

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

To Minister of Transport and Communications Marit Arnstad  (Cent.)
Mr. Lars Erik Bartnes (Cent.)
Mr. Geir Pollestad (Cent.)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe (Cent.)
Ms. Ane Hansdatter Kismul (Cent.)

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

To Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion
Inga Marte Thorkildsen
(Soc.)
Mr. Ahmad Ghanizadeh (Soc.)
Mr. Kjetil Andreas Ostling (Soc.)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Trygve Slagsvold Vedum  (Cent.)
Mr. Harald Oskar Buttedahl (Cent.)

To Minister of Culture Hadia Tajik (Lab.)
Ms. Mina Gerhardsen (Lab.)
Ms. Kjersti Stenseng (Lab.)