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Changes among the political advisers

Historical archive

Published under: Solberg's Government

Publisher The Office of the Prime Minister

After the changes in the Government today, The Office of the Prime Minister has made changes among the political advisers.

Ms. Maria Moe resigns as political adviser to Minister of Children and Families, Mr. Kjell Ingolf Ropstad, and has been appointed again as political adviser to Minister of Children and Families, Ms. Olaug Vervik Bollestad.


The Government represents the Conservative Party (C), the Liberal Party (L) and the Christian Democratic Party (CDP). The political advisers are:

To Prime Minister Erna Solberg (C)
Ms. Hannah Sumeja Atic (C) – Leave of absence from 27.08.21 to 12.05.22
Ms. Jenny Clemet von Tetzschner (C) – Acting from 30.07.21 to 12.05.22

To Minister of Education and Integration Guri Melby (L)
Mr. Thomas Lien (L)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food and Minister of Children and Families Olaug Vervik Bollestad (CDP)
Mr. Erlend Kjærnsrød (CDP)
Ms. Maria Moe (CDP)

To Minister of Finance Jan Tore Sanner (C)
Ms. Serine Jonassen (C) – Leave of absence to 19.03.22
Ms. Lise Hammersland (C) – Acting to 18.03.22

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Monica Mæland (C)
Mr. Kristoffer Aardal Hanssen (C)

To Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie (C)
Ms. Thordis Marie Widvey Haugen (C)

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide (C)
Ms. Marte Ziolkowski (C)

To Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (C)
Ms. Embla Belsvik (C)

To Minister of Regional Development and Digitalisation Linda Hofstad Helleland (C)
Ms. Kaia Jarlsby (C)

To Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen (C)
Mr. Johannes Utvåg (C)

To Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Nikolai Astrup (C)
Ms. Jenny Clemet von Tetzschner (C) – Leave of absence from 30.07.21 to 12.05.22

To Minister of Trade and Industry Iselin Nybø (L)

To Minister of Transport Knut Arild Hareide (CDP)
Mr. Stig-Øyvind Blystad (CDP)

To Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein (CDP)
Mr. Sondre Olsen (CDP)

To Minister of Research and Higher Education Affairs Henrik Asheim (C)
Ms. Therese Eia Lerøen (C) – Appointed state secretary 13.09.21-22.05.22
Mr. Anders Robertsen Høgalmen (C) – Acting from 13.09.21-22.05.22

To Minister of Culture and Equality Abid Raja (L)
Mr. Tor Frøytvedt Dahl (L)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tina Bru (C)
Ms. Karoline Sjøen Andersen (C) 

To Minister of Climate and Environment Sveinung Rotevatn (L)
Mr. Even Aronsen (L) – Leave of absence from 22.07.21 to 14.09.21
Ms. Tiril Eid Barland (L) – Acting from 22.07.21 to 14.09.21

To Minister of Fisheries and Seafood Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen (C)
Ms. Vanja Terentieff (C)