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prime minister government

Erna Solberg"s Government was appointed by King Harald V on 16 October 2013. The new government represents the Conservative Party (C) and the Progress Party (PrP).

Prime Minister

Erna Solberg (52) Bergen
Member of Parliament (Conservative Party)

The Prime Minister is the most senior member of the Government, responsible for coordinating and leading the work of the Government.



Minister of Finance

Siv Jensen (44) Oslo
Member of Parliament (Progress Party)

The Minister of Finance has a main responsibility for national economic policy and co-ordinates the preparation of the national budget.



Minister of Local Government and Modernisation

Monica Mæland (Born: 1968) Bergen
Member of Parliament (Conservative Party)

The Minister of Local Government and Modernisation is responsible for matters relating to housing and building policy, local government finances, ICT Policy and Public Sector Reform, rural and regional policy, local administration, the conduct of elections, government employer policy, central governments buildings, security and administrative services, government services and communication, Sami and minority affairs, management tasks under the Planning and Building Act relating to urban development, municipal land-use planning, environmental impact analyses and county planning, and national mapping and geodata policy.



Minister of Digitalisation

Nikolai Astrup (Born: 1978) Oslo
Member of Parliament (Conservative party)

Astrup graduated from Institut Le Rosey with a International General Certificate of Secondary Education (1995) and from Berg Upper Secondary School with an International Baccalaureate (1997). He holds a master´s degree in European Politics and Governance and a bachelor´s degree in International Relations, both from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).



Minister of Foreign Affairs

Ine Eriksen Søreide (Born: 1976) Lørenskog
Member of Parliament (The Conservative Party)

The Minister of Foreign Affairs is responsible for Norwegian foreign policy, the promotion of Norway’s interests internationally and the work of the Foreign Service, which includes 99 embassies, permanent missions and delegations, and consulates general.



Minister of Defence

Frank Bakke-Jensen (Born: 1965) Båtsfjord
Member of Parliament (The Conservative Party)

The Minister of Defence is responsible for the formation and implementation of Norwegian security and defence policy. Frank Bakke-Jensen is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party of Norway. He was mayor of Båtsfjord from 2007 until his election to the Stortinget from Finnmark in 2009.



Minister of Climat and Environment

Ola Elvestuen (Born: 1967) Vestre Toten
Member of Parliament (Liberal Party)

The minister of Climate and Environment has a particular responsibility for carrying out the environmental policies of the Government.



Minister of Petroleum and Energy

Kjell-Børge Freiberg (Born: 1971) Hadsel
Member of Parliament (Progress Party))

The Minister of Petroleum and Energy’s responsibility is to ensure high value creation through efficient and environment-friendly management of Norway’s energy resources.



Minister of Trade and Industry

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (Born: 1978) Ålesund
Member of Parliament (Conservative Party)

The Ministry of Trade and Industry is responsible for designating industrial policy with an eye to the future. This includes involvement in any policy area that affects value creation. Married, two children



Minister of Transport and Communications

Jon Georg Dale (Born: 1984) Dalsbygda
Member of Parliament (Progress Party)

Minister of Transport and Communications Jon Georg Dale is responsible for policies relating to the transport of people and goods, telecommunication ands postal services.



Minister of International Development

Dag Inge Ulstein (Born: 1980) Solavågen
Member of Parliament (Christian Democrats)

The Minister of International Development is responsible for international development efforts in countries outside the OSCE, the Middle East, North Africa and Afghanistan. He is also responsible for development cooperation under the auspices of the UN system, the World Bank, the regional development banks and other global funds and programmes. In addition, he is responsible for Norad, Norec and Norfund.


 










Minister of Justice, Public Security and Immigration

Jøran Kallmyr (Born: 1978) Fræna
Member of Parliament (Progress Party)

Member of Parliament (PrP)

He served as State Secretary in the Ministry of Justice and Public Security from 2014 to 2015. Kallmyr was appointed Minister of Justice and Immigration in Solberg´s Cabinet from 29 March 2019.



Minister of Public Security

Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde (Born: 1965) Oslo
Member of Parliament (Progress Party)

Member of Parliament (PrP)

The Ministry of Justice and Public Security is responsible for the preservation and development of basic guarantees of the rule of law.



Minister of Education and Integration

Jan Tore Sanner (Born: 1965) Bærum
Member of Parliament (Conservative Party)

The Minister of Education and Integration is responsible for primary and secondary school, upper secondary and tertiary vocational education, educational loans and grants, adult education and skills and integration. The minister is also responsible for Nordic cooperation. Married, two children



Minister of Children and Families

Kjell Ingolf Ropstad (Born: 1985) Arendal
Member of Parliament (Christian Democrats)

The minister of Children and Families is responsible for the rights of consumers, families, children and young people, as well as for anti-discrimination and full equality between men and women.



Minister for the Elderly and Public Health

Åse Michaelsen (Born: 1960 ) Mandal
Member of Parliament (Progress Party)

The Ministry of Health and Care Services (HOD) is responsible for providing good and equal health and care services for the population of Norway.



Minister of Culture and Equality

Trine Skei Grande (Born: 1969) Oslo
Member of Parliament (Liberal Party)

The Minister of Culture and Equality is responsible for cultural policy, equality- and discrimination policy, media policy, sports policy, gaming and lottery regulation, and the coordination of government policy relating to the voluntary sector.



Minister of Health and Care Services

Bent Høie (Born: 1971) Randaberg
Member of Parliament (Conservative Party)

The Minister of Health and Care Services is responsible for government policy related to hospitals, municipal health care services, preventive measures, psychiatric health and drug addiction.



Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

Anniken Hauglie (Born: 1972) Oslo
Member of Parliament (Conservative Party)

The Minister of Labour and Social Affairs has the main responsibility for labour market policy, working environment and safety policy, pensions policy, and welfare and social policy.



Minister of Agriculture and Food

Olaug Vervik Bollestad (Progress Party) (Born: 1961) Stavanger
Member of Parliament (Christian Democrats)

The Minister of Agriculture and Food is responsible for implementing the Government´s policy concerning agriculture and food.



Minister of Fisheries

Harald Tom Nesvik (Born: 1966) Ålesund
Member of Parliament (Progress Party)

As Minister of Fisheries, Harald Tom Nesvik (Progress Party) is responsible for fisheries and aquaculture management, seafood safety, fish health and welfare, framework conditions for the seafood trade and market access for Norwegian seafood.



Minister of Research and Higher Education

Iselin Nybø (Born: 1981) Randaberg
Member of Parliament (Liberal Party)

The Minister of Research and Higher Education is responsible for research policy and for higher education.