Bondevik's First Cabinet

Bondevik's First Cabinet governed Norway between 17 October 1997 to 17 March 2000. It was led by Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik, and consisted of the Christian Democratic Party, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party. There was a major reshuffle in March 1999. It had the following composition:

Bondevik's First Cabinet
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Cabinet of Norway
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Date formed17 October 1997
Date dissolved17 March 2000
People and organisations
Head of stateHarald V of Norway
Head of governmentKjell Magne Bondevik
Total no. of members26
Member partyCentre Party
Christian Democratic Party
Liberal Party
Status in legislatureCentre
History
Election(s)1997 parliamentary election
Legislature term(s)1997–2001
PredecessorJagland's Cabinet
SuccessorStoltenberg's First Cabinet

Cabinet membersEdit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik[a]17 October 199717 March 2000Christian Democratic
Deputy to the Prime Minister Anne Enger17 October 19978 October 1999Centre
 Odd Roger Enoksen8 October 199917 March 2000Centre
Minister of Foreign Affairs Knut Vollebæk17 October 199717 March 2000Christian Democratic
Minister of Finance Gudmund Restad17 October 199717 March 2000Centre
Minister of Defence Dag Jostein Fjærvoll17 October 199715 March 1999Christian Democratic
 Eldbjørg Løwer15 March 199917 March 2000Liberal
Minister of Justice and the Police Aud Inger Aure17 October 199715 March 1999Christian Democratic
 Odd Einar Dørum15 March 199917 March 2000Liberal
Minister of Transport and Communications Odd Einar Dørum17 October 199715 March 1999Liberal
 Dag Jostein Fjærvoll15 March 199917 March 2000Christian Democratic
Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Ragnhild Queseth Haarstad17 October 199716 March 1999Centre
 Odd Roger Enoksen16 March 199917 March 2000Centre
Minister of Education and Church Affairs Jon Lilletun17 October 199717 March 2000Christian Democratic
Minister of Culture Anne Enger17 October 19978 October 1999Centre
 Åslaug Haga8 October 199917 March 2000Centre
Minister of Social Affairs Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa17 October 199717 March 2000Centre
Minister of Health Dagfinn Høybråten17 October 199717 March 2000Christian Democratic
Minister of Children and Family Affairs Valgerd Svarstad Haugland17 October 199717 March 2000Christian Democratic
Minister of Labour and Government Administration Eldbjørg Løwer17 October 199715 March 1999Liberal
 Laila Dåvøy15 March 199917 March 2000Christian Democratic
Minister of International Development Hilde Frafjord Johnson17 October 199717 March 2000Christian Democratic
Minister of Agriculture Kåre Gjønnes17 October 199717 March 2000Christian Democratic
Minister of Trade and Industry Lars Sponheim17 October 199717 March 2000Liberal
Minister of the Environment Guro Fjellanger17 October 199717 March 2000Liberal
Minister of Petroleum and Energy Marit Arnstad[b]17 October 199717 March 2000Centre
Minister of Fisheries Peter Angelsen17 October 199721 January 2000Centre
 Lars Peder Brekk21 January 200017 March 2000Centre
Minister of Nordic Cooperation Ragnhild Queseth Haarstad17 October 199716 March 1999Centre
 Peter Angelsen16 March 199921 January 2000Centre
 Kåre Gjønnes21 January 200017 March 2000Christian Democratic

State SecretariesEdit

Ministry State Secretary Period[c] Party
Office of the Prime Minister Kari Husøy Christian Democratic
Gunnar Husan Christian Democratic
Odd Jostein Sæter Christian Democratic
Jarle Skjørestad – 29 March 1999 Centre
Åslaug Haga 29 March 1999 – 8 October 1999 Centre
Per Tore Woie 27 October 1997 – Liberal
Anna Kristine Jahr Røine 18 October 1999 – Centre
Tore Killingland 25 February 2000 – Liberal
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Åslaug Haga – 29 March 1999 Centre
Jarle Skjørestad 29 March 1999 – Centre
Leiv Lunde 23 October 1997 – Christian Democratic
Janne Haaland Matlary 6 November 1997 – Christian Democratic
Wegger Christian Strømmen 12 February 1999 – Christian Democratic
Ministry of Defence Ommund Heggheim 29 October 1997 – 15 March 1999 Christian Democratic
Kjell Alvheim 19 March 1999 – Liberal
Ministry of Industry and Trade Harriet E. Berg Liberal
Odd Hellesnes 27 October 1997 – 13 April 1999 Liberal
Hans Tormod Antonsen 23 April 1999 – Liberal
Ministry of Labour and Government Administration Kjell Alvheim – 15 March 1999 Liberal
Helge Eide 22 March 1999 – 18 October 1999 Christian Democratic
Jostein Solberg 25 October 1999 – Christian Democratic
Ministry of Finance Arne Synnes – 15 October 1999 Christian Democratic
Tori Hoven 23 October 1997 – 5 December 1997
30 September 1998 – 1 January 2000
Liberal
Brynjulf Moe 5 December 1997 – 30 September 1998 Liberal
Helge Eide 18 October 1999 – Christian Democratic
Endre Skjørestad 1 January 2000 – Centre
Reinert Andreas Leirvik 17 January 2000 – Liberal
Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development Johanne N. Gaup 23 October 1997 – Centre
Per N. Hagen 23 October 1997 – 10 May 1999 Centre
Per Olaf Lundteigen 10 May 1999 – Centre
Olav Ulleren 10 May 1999 – Centre
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health Idar Magne Holme 23 October 1997 – Christian Democratic
Rita H. Roaldsen 23 October 1997 – 29 January 1999 Centre
Steinulf Tungesvik 29 January 1999 – Centre
Ministry of Culture Ivar Egeberg – 17 July 1998 Centre
Per Kristian Skulberg 17 July 1998 – Centre
Ministry of Transport and Communications Torild Skogsholm – 15 March 1999 Liberal
Svein Ottar Sandal 15 March 1999 – Christian Democratic
Ministry of Fisheries Johannes Martin Nakken 23 October 1997 – 3 November 1999 Centre
Terje Lorentz Magnussen 3 November 1999 – 21 January 2000 Centre
Kenneth Mikkelsen 4 February 2000 – Centre
Ministry of the Environment Jesper Werdelin Simonsen 23 October 1997 – Liberal
Ministry of Agriculture Jan Erik Sundby 24 October 1997 – Christian Democratic
Ministry of Justice and Police Bjørn Johan Solbakken 28 November 1997 – Christian Democratic
Åshild Anmarkrud 27 October 1997 – 15 March 1999 Christian Democratic
Atle Hamar 15 March 1999 – Liberal
Ministry of Children and Family Affairs Odd Anders With 27 October 1997 – 23 August 1999 Christian Democratic
Torunn Laupsa 23 August 1999 – Christian Democratic
Ministry of Petroleum and Energy Håkon Giil – 29 January 1999 Centre
Erlend Grimstad 29 January 1999 – Centre
Ministry of Church Affairs, Education and Research Svein Helgesen Christian Democratic
Marit Elisebet Totland 23 October 1997 – Christian Democratic

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Bondevik was on leave due to a depressive reaction from 31 August to 23 September 1998. As his deputy, Anne Enger served as acting prime minister during that time.
  2. ^ Arnstad was on leave from 26 March to 28 August 1998. Anne Enger was acting minister during that time.
  3. ^ Unless otherwise noted, the period was 17 October 1997 to 17 March 2000.
Preceded by
Premiership of Thorbjørn Jagland
Norwegian Council of State
1997–2000
Succeeded by
Jens Stoltenberg's first term as Prime Minister of Norway