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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). 17 January 2018 the government was extended with the Liberal Party (L), and 22 January 2019 the government was extended again with the Christian Democratic Party (CDP). 24 january 2020 PrP resigned from the government.

Prime Minister

Erna Solberg (Born: 1961) 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

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

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

The Minister of Local Government is responsible for steering administrative policy, local government finances, local administration and the conduct of elections, planning, housing and building policy, coordinating the government’s work on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, national mapping and geodata policy, government employer policy, central government building and property management, administrative responsibility for county governors, contact with the Royal House of Norway, and administrative responsibility for the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation.



Minister of Regional Development and Digitalisation

Linda Hofstad Helleland (Born: 1977) Klæbu
Member of Parliament (Conservative party)

The Minister of Regional Development and Digitalisation is responsible for steering regional and district development policy, IT policy, electronic communications, privacy protection, and policies towards Sami and national minorities in the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation.



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 (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

Sveinung Rotevatn (Born: 1987) Nordfjordeid
Member of Parliament (Liberal Party)

The minister of Climate and Environment has the responsibility for The Government´s policies on the climate and the environment.



Minister of Petroleum and Energy

Tina Bru (Born: 1986) Moss
Member of Parliament (Conservative 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

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



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

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

The Minister of Justice and Public Security is responsible for the judicial system, the correctional services, the police and prosecuting authorities, asylum and immigration, civil protection, preparedness and the Polar areas.



Minister of Transport and Communications

Knut Arild Hareide (Born: 1972) Bømlo
Member of Parliament (Christian Democratic Party)

Minister of Transport Knut Arild Hareide is responsible for policies relating to the transport of people and goods and postal services.



Minister of Education and Integration

Guri Melby (Born: 1981) Orkdal
Member of Parliament (Liberal 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.



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 of Culture and Equality

Abid Q. Raja (Born: 1975) 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

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

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen is the Norwegian Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, and was the Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry from 2018 to 2020, and the Minister of Education and Research from 2013 to 2018. He is from Porsgrunn in Telemark, and has been a representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Telemark since 2009. Mr. Røe Isaksen has a master degree in Political Science from the University of Oslo (2008), and his background include being a journalist, an editor and a writer.



Minister of Agriculture and Food

Olaug Vervik Bollestad (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 and Seafood

Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen (Born: 1964) Bodø
Member of Parliament (Conservative Party)

As Minister of Fisheries 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

Henrik Asheim (Born: 1983) Bærum
Member of Parliament (Conservative Party)

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