Minister of Local Government and Modernisation (Norway)

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Minister of Local Government and Modernisation of Norway
Kommunal- og moderniseringsministeren
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Incumbent
Monica Mæland

since 17 January 2018
Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation
Member of Council of State
Seat Oslo
Nominator Prime Minister
Appointer Monarch
with approval of Parliament
Term length No fixed length
Constituting instrument Constitution of Norway
Formation20 December 1948
First holder Ulrik Olsen
DeputyState secretaries at the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation
Website Official website

The Minister of Local Government and Modernisation (Norwegian : Kommunal- og moderniseringsministeren) is a Councillor of State and Chief of the Norwegian Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Since 16 October 2013 the position has been held by Jan Tore Sanner of the Conservative Party. [1] The ministry is responsible for local administration, including municipalities and county municipalities, rural and regional policy, information technology, elections and government administration, including management of state real estate and government employment. Major subordinate agencies include the Government Administration Services, Statsbygg, the Competition Authority, the National Office of Building Technology and Administration, the State Housing Bank and the Data Protection Authority.

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The position was created in 1948 as a successor of the Minister of Labour, originally named the Minister of Local Government and Labour. The title changed to the Minister of Local Government. Labour issues were moved to the Minister of Government Administration and Labour in 1997 and the title was changed to the Minister of Local Government and Regional Development. This lasted until 2013, when the position took over part of the portfolio of the Minister of Public Administration and took the current name.

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The following lists the minister, their party, date of assuming and leaving office, their tenure in years and days, and the cabinet they served in.

   Labour Party
   Centre Party
   Conservative Party
   Christian Democratic Party
   Liberal Party

Labour Party (Norway) Norwegian political party

The Labour Party, formerly the Norwegian Labour Party, is a social-democratic political party in Norway. It was the senior partner of the governing Red-Green Coalition from 2005 to 2013, and its leader, Jens Stoltenberg, was Prime Minister of Norway during that time. The party is currently led by Jonas Gahr Støre.

Centre Party (Norway) centrist and agrarian political party in Norway

The Centre Party is an agrarian centrist political party in Norway. Founded in 1920 as a Nordic agrarian party, the Centre Party's policy is not based on any of the major ideologies of the 19th and 20th century, but has a focus on maintaining decentralised economic development and political decision-making.

Liberal Party (Norway) Norwegian political party

The Liberal Party is a social-liberal political party in Norway. The party is the oldest in Norway, and has enacted reforms such as parliamentarism, freedom of religion, universal suffrage and state schooling. For most of the late 19th and early 20th century, it was Norway's largest and dominant political party, but in the postwar era it lost most of its support and became a relatively small party. The party has nevertheless participated in several centrist and centre-right government coalitions in the postwar era. It currently holds eight seats in the Parliament, and is also a part of Norway's government together with the Conservative Party and the Progress Party. Since 2010, the leader of the party is Trine Skei Grande.

Ministers

PhotoNamePartyTook officeLeft officeTenureCabinetRef
Ulrik Olsen Labour 20 December 19481 September 19589 years, 264 days Gerhardsen II
Torp
Gerhardsen III
[2] [3] [4]
Andreas Zeier Cappelen Labour 1 September 19584 February 19634 years, 157 days Gerhardsen III [4]
Oskar Skogly Labour 4 February 196328 August 19630 years, 206 days Gerhardsen III [4]
Bjarne Lyngstad Liberal 28 August 196325 September 19630 years, 28 days Lyng [5]
Jens Haugland Labour 25 September 196312 October 19651 year, 18 days Gerhardsen IV [6]
Helge Seip Liberal 12 October 196529 August 19704 years, 322 days Borten [7]
Helge Rognlien Liberal 29 August 197017 March 19710 years, 201 days Borten [7]
Odvar Nordli 2007 04 21.jpg Odvar Nordli Labour 17 March 197118 August 19721 year, 155 days Bratteli I [8]
Johan Skipnes Christian Democratic 18 August 197216 October 19731 year, 60 days Korvald [9]
Leif Jørgen Aune Labour 16 October 197311 January 19784 years, 88 days Bratteli II
Nordli
[10] [11]
Arne Nilsen Labour 11 January 19788 October 19791 year, 271 days Nordli [11]
Inger Louise Valle Labour 8 October 19793 October 19800 years, 361 days Nordli [11]
Harriet Andreassen Labour 3 October 198014 October 19811 years, 11 days Nordli
Brundtland I
[11] [12]
Arne Rettedal Conservative 14 October 19819 May 19864 years, 219 days Willoch I
Willoch II
[13]
Leif Haraldseth 2009.jpg Leif Haraldseth Labour 9 May 198620 February 19870 years, 288 days Brundtland II [14]
William Engseth.jpg William Engseth Labour 20 February 198713 June 19881 year, 114 days Brundtland II [14]
Kjell Borgen Labour 13 June 198816 October 19891 year, 126 days Brundtland II [14]
Johan J. Jakobsen Centre 16 October 19893 November 19901 year, 19 days Syse [15]
Kjell Borgen Labour 3 November 19902 September 19921 year, 305 days Brundtland III [16]
Gunnar Berge.JPG Gunnar Berge Labour 2 September 199225 October 19964 years, 54 days Brundtland III [16]
Kjell Opseth 2009.jpg Kjell Opseth Labour 25 October 199617 October 19970 years, 358 days Jagland [17]
Ragnhild Queseth Haarstad.jpg Ragnhild Queseth Haarstad Centre 17 October 199716 March 19991 year, 150 days Bondevik I [18]
Odd Roger Enoksen.jpg Odd Roger Enoksen Centre 16 March 199921 March 20001 year, 7 days Bondevik I [18]
Norges halsominister Sylvia Brustad vid Nordiska Radets session i Oslo. 2007-10-31. Foto- Magnus Froderberg-norden.org.jpg Sylvia Brustad Labour 21 March 200019 October 20011 year, 213 days Stoltenberg I [19]
Erna Solberg, kommunal- och regionalminister och for dagen tf. samarbetsminister, svarar pa fragor under samarbetsministrarnas fragetimme under Nordiska radets session.jpg Erna Solberg Conservative 19 October 200117 October 20053 years, 364 days Bondevik II [20]
Aslaug Haga Sp Kommunal- og regionalminister 20051017.jpg Åslaug Haga Centre 17 October 200521 September 20071 years, 340 days Stoltenberg II [21]
11Rogaland, Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa.jpg Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa Centre 21 September 200720 October 20092 years, 30 days Stoltenberg II [21]
Liv Signe Navarsete (Senterpartiet).jpg Liv Signe Navarsete Centre 20 October 200916 October 20133 years, 361 days Stoltenberg II [21]
Jan Tore Sanner - 2010-05-08 at 10-34-24.jpg Jan Tore Sanner Conservative 16 October 201317 January 2018 Solberg [1]
31.08.2013, Monica Maeland.jpg Monica Mæland Conservative 17 January 2018present1 year, 84 days Solberg

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