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Here is Norway’s new true Blue Cabinet. Conservative (H) and Progress (FrP) leaders Erna Solberg and Siv Jensen have chosen the new Cabinet representatives that will help the new centre-right coalition lead the country for the next four years. The Cabinet is composed of a total of 18 representatives. The gender distribution is split 50/50.  “All parts of the country are represented,” said Erna Solberg before she read out the list. The western part did well too.

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Here is Norway’s new true Blue Cabinet

Published on Wednesday, 16th October, 2013 at 14:11 under the news category, by Linn Schjerven.
Last Updated on 16th October 2013 at 16:05.

Conservative (H) and Progress (FrP) leaders Erna Solberg and Siv Jensen have chosen the new Cabinet representatives that will help the new centre-right coalition lead the country for the next four years.

Handing over keys to the PM's Office
Ex Labour Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (L) giving the keys to new Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg (R)Handing over keys to the PM's Office
Photo: Office of the Prime Minister/Flickr


The Cabinet is composed of a total of 18 representatives. The gender distribution is split 50/50. 

“All parts of the country are represented,” said Erna Solberg before she read out the list. The western part did well too.

“It has been important to combine experience from the government apparatus with high professional skills, particularly experience from parliamentary work,” she declared.

The representatives presented by Prime Minister Solberg on Wednesday are an average of 43.6 years old.

Seven of the newly appointed ministers are from the west coast, six are from the east coast, two from northern Norway, two more from Trøndelag, and one from the south.

Eleven represent the Conservative Party, the remaianing seven Progress.There is no Minister of International Development.

The 18 representatives are as follows:

  • Erna Solberg, from the Conservative Party, as will be Norway’s new Prime Minister.
  • Børge Brende, from the Conservative Party, will be Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Bent Høie, from the Conservative Party, will be Minister of Health.
  • Jan Tore Sanner, from the Conservative Party, will Minister of Local Government.
  • Elisabeth Aspaker, from the Conservative Party, will be Minister of Fisheries.
  • Torbjørn Røe-Isaksen, from the Conservative Party, will be Minister of Schools.
  • Thornild Widvey, from the Conservative Party, will be Minister of Culture.
  • Siv Jensen, from the Progress Party, will be Minister of Finance.
  • Solveig Horne, from the Progress Party, will be Minister of Children.
  • Ketil Solvik-Olsen, from the Progress Party, will be Minister of Transport.
  • Robert Eriksson, from the Progress Party, will be Minister of Labour.
  • Tord Lien, from the Progress Party, will be Minister of Petroleum and Energy.
  • Vidar Helgesen, from the Conservative Party, will be at the Office of the Prime Minister.
  • Anders Anundsen, from the Progress Party, will be Minister of Justice.
  • Ine Eriksen Søreide, from the Conservative Party, will be Minister of Defence.
  • Monica Mæland, from the Conservative Party, will be Minister of Trade and Industry.
  • Tine Sundtoft, from the Conservative Party, will be Minister of Environmental Affairs.
  • Sylvi Listhaug, from the Progress Party, will be Minister of Agriculture.


Published on Wednesday, 16th October, 2013 at 14:11 under the news category, by Linn Schjerven.
Last updated on 16th October 2013 at 16:05.

This post has the following tags: norwaycoalition, norwaygovernment.





  
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