Article | Last updated: 27/06/2011
The political post as state secretary in Norway's government ministries was gradually introduced from 1947. The state secretaries and the political advisers are the political collaborators of the prime minister and the ministers. The state secretaries are appointed by the King, while the political advisers are appointed by the Office of the Prime Minister.
14 January 1980 - 14 October 1981
1980-1981: Gudmund Hernes
1981 : Gudmund Hernes