Brundtland's First Cabinet

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Brundtland's First Cabinet
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50h cabinet of Norway
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Date formed 4 February 1981
Date dissolved 14 October 1981
People and organisations
Head of state Olav V of Norway
Head of government Gro Harlem Brundtland
Total no. of ministers 17
Member party Labour Party
History
Election(s) 1981 parliamentary election
Predecessor Nordli's Cabinet
Successor Willoch's First Cabinet

Brundtland's First Cabinet was a minority, Labour Government of Norway. It succeeded the Labour Cabinet Nordli, and sat between 4 February 1981 and 14 October 1981. The cabinet was the first in Norwegian history to be led by a woman.[1] It was replaced by the Conservative Willoch's First Cabinet after the 1981 election. Brundtland's cabinet had the following composition.

Portfolio Minister Period Party
Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Agriculture Oskar Øksnes 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Church Affairs and Education Einar Førde 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Defence Thorvald Stoltenberg 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of the Environment Rolf Arthur Hansen 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Family Affairs and Government Administration Sissel Marie Rønbeck 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Finance Ulf Sand 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Fisheries Eivind Bolle 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Foreign Affairs Knut Frydenlund 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Health Kari Gjesteby 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Local Government and Labour Harriet Andreassen 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Justice Bjørn Skau 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Petroleum and Energy Arvid Johanson 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Planning Per Andreas Kleppe 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Social Affairs Arne Nilsen 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Trade and Industry Finn Kristensen 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Transport and Communications Ronald Bye 4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981 Labour

References

  1. ^ Lee, Phil (2013). The Rough Guide to Norway. Rough Guides. ISBN 9781409355687. 
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