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Anna Johansson (politician)

Anna Frida Wiktoria Johansson (born 29 May 1971) is a Swedish politician of the Social Democrats. She was the Minister for Infrastructure in the Swedish Government from 2014 to 2017.[1][2]

Anna Johanssson
Anna Johansson, 30 nov 2014.jpg
Johansson speaks at the inauguration of the Northern Link in Stockholm on 30 nov 2014.
Minister for Infrastructure
In office
3 October 2014 – 27 July 2017
Monarch Carl XVI Gustaf
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven
Preceded by Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd
Succeeded by Tomas Eneroth
Personal details
Born (1971-05-29) 29 May 1971 (age 46)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Political party Social Democrats

Johansson is chairman of the Social Democrats in Gothenburg Municipality, deputy member of the executive board of the Social Democrats and was deputy municipal commissioner in Gothenburg Municipality from 2009 to 2014.[2]

Johansson was elected to the Swedish Riksdag in the 2014 general election. She was appointed Minister for Infrastructure by newly elected Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on 3 October 2014.

On 26 July 2017, a majority in the Riksdag announced they would put forward a vote of confidence against her.[3] She resigned on 27 July 2017.

She is the daughter of Göran Johansson, who was Mayor of Gothenburg Municipality from 1988 to 1991 and from 1994 to 2009.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Das, Mamuni; Phadnis, Ashwini (3 April 2015). "'Despite restructuring, the state funds rail infra in Sweden'". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "CV - Anna Johansson". Government of Sweden. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Oppositional Alliance calls for a vote of confidence against 3 cabinet minister 2017-07-26

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Government offices
Preceded by
Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd
Minister for Infrastructure
2014–2017
Succeeded by
Tomas Eneroth