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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 (C)

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 (PrP)

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

Jan Tore Sanner (48) Bærum
Member of Parliament (C)

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 Foreign Affairs

Børge Brende (48) Odda
Member of Parliament (C)

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 more than 100 embassies, permanent missions and delegations, and consulates general.



Minister of Defence

Ine Eriksen Søreide (37) Lørenskog
Member of Parliament (C)

The Minister of Defence is responsible for the formation and implementation of Norwegian security and defence policy.



Minister of Climat and Environment

Vidar Helgesen (47) Bodø
Member of Parliament (C)

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



Minister of Petroleum and Energy

Terje Søviknes (47) Os
Member of Parliament (PrP)

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

Monica Mæland (45) Bergen
Chief Commissioner of the City of Bergen (C)

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.



Minister of Transport and Communications

Ketil Solvik-Olsen (41) Time
Member of Parliament (PrP)

Minister of Transport and Communications Ketil Solvik-Olsen is responsible for policies relating to the transport of people and goods, telecommunication ands postal services.



Minister of EEA and EU Affairs

Frank Bakke-Jensen (51) Båtsfjord
Member of Parliament (C)

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 Immigration and Integration

Sylvi Listhaug (35) Ålesund
Member of Parliament (PrP)

The Minister of Immigration and Integration is responsible for the Government´s asylum, immigration and integration policy.



Minister of Education and Research

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (35) Ålesund
Member of Parliament (C)

As Minister of Education and Research, Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (Conservative Party) is responsible for implementing the government’s policies on the primary, secondary, tertiary vocational and higher education sectors, as well as on kindergartens, cultural schools, vocational education and training and adult learning . He is also responsible for government policy on research.



Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion

Solveig Horne (44) Haugesund
Member of Parliament (PrP)

The minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion 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 of Justice and Public Security

Per-Willy Trudvang Amundsen (45) Harstad
Member of Parliament (PrP)

Per-Willy Trudvang Amundsen is responsible for the Governement´s justice and public security policy. He is married, one child.



Minister of Culture

Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland (38) Klæbu
Member of Parliament (C)

The Minister is responsible for matters relating to culture, church affairs, media, sport, gaming and lotteries. The Minister also coordinates government policy towards the voluntary sector.



Minister of Health and Care Services

Bent Høie (45) Randaberg
Member of Parliament (C)

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

Anniken Hauglie (43) Oslo
Member of Parliament (C)

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

Jon Georg Dale (31) Dalsbygda
Member of Parliament (PrP)

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



Minister of Fisheries

Per Sandberg (55) Levanger
Member of Parliament (PrP)

As Minister of Fisheries, Per Sandberg (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.