|Third Fogh Rasmussen Cabinet|
72nd Cabinet of Denmark
|Date formed||23 November 2007|
|Date dissolved||5 April 2009|
|People and organisations|
|Head of state||Margrethe II of Denmark|
|Head of government||Anders Fogh Rasmussen|
|No. of ministers||20|
|Total no. of members||21|
Conservative People's Party
|Status in legislature||Minority coalition|
|Predecessor||Fogh Rasmussen II|
|Successor||Løkke Rasmussen I|
Changes from the Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen IIEdit
- Former Minister of Finances Thor Pedersen did instead of his old post take the seat as Speaker of Parliament, formerly held by Christian Mejdahl.
- Minister of Education and Ecclesiastical Affairs Bertel Haarder is retained as Minister of Education, but changes his second portfolio to being Minister of Nordic Cooperation.
- Social Minister and Minister of Equal Rights Karen Jespersen becomes minister of a new Welfare Ministry, merging the former Ministry of Interior Affairs, Ministry of Family and Consumer Affairs and Social Ministry into one.
- Former Interior and Health Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen is appointed Minister of Finances.
- Former Minister of Environmental Affairs and Nordic Cooperation Connie Hedegaard is appointed Minister of Climate and Energy, thus splitting the former Ministry of Environmental Affairs up into two parts, the "traditional" Ministry of Environmental Affairs being taken over by newcomer Troels Lund Poulsen.
- Former Minister of Family and Consumer Affairs Carina Christensen is appointed new Minister of Transportation.
- Former Minister of Transportation Jakob Axel Nielsen is appointed new Minister of Health and Preventional Measures.
- Seasoned veteran Birthe Rønn Hornbech is appointed new Minister of Refugees, Immigrants and Integration along with Minister of Ecclesiastical Affairs.
List of ministers and portfoliosEdit
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