|Minister for the Environment |
Statsråd och chef för Miljö- och energidepartmentet
|Member of||The Government|
|Appointer||The Prime Minister|
|Inaugural holder||Birgitta Dahl|
|Formation||1 October 1987|
|Website||Ministry of the Environment|
The Minister for the Environment (formally cabinet minister and head of the Ministry for the Environment ) is a member and minister of the Swedish Government and appointed by the Prime Minister. The minister heads the Ministry for the Environment and is responsible for environmental issues and construction. The minister also has the overall responsibility for coordinating the government's work on sustainable development.
The office was founded in 1987, and its first holder was Birgitta Dahl.
Independent Social Democratic Moderate Centre Left Liberals Christian Democrats Green Sweden Democrats
|Tenure||Political party||Prime Minister|
|Took office||Left office||Duration|
|1|| Birgitta Dahl |
|12 March 1986||4 October 1991||5 years, 206 days||Social Democratic||Ingvar Carlsson (S)|
|2|| Olof Johansson |
|4 October 1991||16 June 1994||2 years, 255 days||Centre||Carl Bildt (M)|
|3|| Görel Thurdin |
|16 June 1994||2 October 1994||108 days||Centre||Carl Bildt (M)|
|–|| Karl Erik Olsson |
|2 October 1994||7 October 1994||5 days||Centre||Carl Bildt (M)|
|4|| Anna Lindh |
|7 October 1994||7 October 1998||4 years, 0 days||Social Democratic|| Ingvar Carlsson (S)|
(1994 – 1996)
Göran Persson (S)
(1996 – 1998)
|5|| Kjell Larsson |
|7 October 1998||21 October 2002||4 years, 14 days||Social Democratic||Göran Persson (S)|
|6|| Lena Sommestad |
|21 October 2002||31 October 2004||2 years, 10 days||Social Democratic||Göran Persson (S)|
|7|| Mona Sahlin |
|1 November 2004||6 October 2006||1 year, 339 days||Social Democratic||Göran Persson (S)|
|8|| Andreas Carlgren |
|6 October 2006||29 September 2011||4 years, 358 days||Centre||Fredrik Reinfeldt (M)|
|9|| Lena Ek |
|29 September 2011||3 October 2014||3 years, 4 days||Centre||Fredrik Reinfeldt (M)|
|10|| Åsa Romson |
|3 October 2014||25 May 2016||1 year, 235 days||Green||Stefan Löfven (S)|
|11|| Karolina Skog |
|25 May 2016||21 January 2019||2 years, 241 days||Green||Stefan Löfven (S)|
|12|| Isabella Lövin |
|21 January 2019||Incumbent||363 days||Green||Stefan Löfven (S)|
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