Borten's Cabinet

Borten's Cabinet governed Norway between 12 October 1965 and 17 March 1971. The cabinet was led by Per Borten and consisted of the Conservative Party, the Centre Party, the Liberal Party and the Christian Democratic Party. It had the following composition:

Borten's Cabinet
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Cabinet of Norway
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Prime Minister Borten with his cabinet on 21 October 1965 outside the Royal Palace.
Date formed12 October 1965
Date dissolved17 March 1971
People and organisations
Head of stateOlav V of Norway
Head of governmentPer Borten
Total no. of members15
Member partyCentre Party
Conservative Party
Christian Democratic Party
Liberal Party
Status in legislatureCoalition majority government
History
Election(s)1965 parliamentary election
1969 parliamentary election
Legislature term(s)1965–1969
1969–1973
PredecessorGerhardsen's Fourth Cabinet
SuccessorBratteli's First Cabinet

Cabinet membersEdit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister12 October 196517 March 1971 Centre
Minister of Foreign Affairs12 October 196522 May 1970 Conservative
22 May 197017 March 1971 Conservative
Minister of Defence12 October 19655 June 1970 Conservative
5 June 197017 March 1971 Conservative
Minister of Industry12 October 196517 March 1971 Conservative
Minister of Finance and Customs12 October 196517 March 1971 Liberal
Minister of Pay and Prices12 October 196517 March 1971 Centre
Minister of Local Government and Labour12 October 196529 August 1970 Liberal
29 August 197017 March 1971 Liberal
Minister of Social Affairs12 October 196517 March 1971 Christian Democratic
Minister of Transport and Communications12 October 196517 March 1971 Conservative
Minister of Trade and Shipping12 October 19655 June 1970 Conservative
5 June 197017 March 1971 Conservative
Minister of Fisheries12 October 19658 November 1968 Centre
8 November 196817 March 1971 Centre
Minister of Agriculture12 October 196521 August 1970 Liberal
21 August 197017 March 1971 Liberal
Minister of Justice and the Police12 October 19653 October 1970 Conservative
3 October 197017 March 1971 Conservative
Minister of Family and Consumer Affairs12 October 196517 March 1971 Christian Democratic
Minister of Education and Church Affairs12 October 196517 March 1971 Christian Democratic

State SecretariesEdit

Ministry State Secretary Period[a] Party
Office of the Prime Minister Odd Bye 29 October 1965 – Centre
Emil Vindsetmo 26 January 1966 – Independent
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Frithjof Jacobsen 8 February 1966 – 23 May 1970 Conservative
Kjell Colding 13 June 1970 – Conservative
Ministry of Finance and Customs Magne Lerheim 14 February 1966 – 30 April 1967 Liberal
Jon Ola Norbom 13 February 1967 – 16 October 1969 Liberal
Leiv Magnus Vidvei 20 February 1970 – Liberal
Ministry of Defence Arne Gunnar Lund 15 October 1965 – 1 October 1968 Conservative
Thor Knudsen 26 January 1970 – 31 January 1971 Conservative
Jan Tore Odegard 25 January 1971 – Conservative
Ministry of Industry Sigmund Kjos 25 October 1965 – 30 June 1970 Conservative
Sverre Kongshavn 1 April 1970 – Conservative
Ministry of Local Government and Labour Torstein Slungård 12 November 1965 – 19 August 1969
4 October 1969 –
Liberal
Ministry of Social Affairs Kåre Kristiansen 15 October 1965 – 31 December 1968 Christian Democratic
Per Høybråten 1 November 1968 – Christian Democratic
Ministry of Transport and Communications Henrik Johan Lisæth 13 November 1965 – 28 September 1966 Conservative
Ola Thorleif Ruud 15 November 1966 – 31 July 1969
29 October 1969 –
Conservative
Ministry of Trade and Shipping Kjell Hanssen 17 November 1969 – Conservative
Ministry of Fisheries Ottar Fjærvoll 1 July 1966 – 31 May 1968 Centre
Knut Vartdal 15 July 1968 – Centre
Ministry of Agriculture Hans Kristian Seip 22 August 1966 – 30 June 1967 Liberal
Johan Kleppe 1 January 1968 – 31 July 1969 Liberal
Per E. Vale 8 December 1969 – Liberal
Ministry of Justice and Police Jan P. Syse 1 November 1970 – Conservative
Ministry of Church Affairs and Education Henrik Bargem 25 October 1965 – 15 October 1969 Christian Democratic
Arnfinn Sørensen 11 November 1969 – Christian Democratic

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Unless otherwise noted, the period was from 12 October 1965 to 17 March 1971.