Brundtland'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 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.

Brundtland's First Cabinet
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Cabinet of Norway
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Date formed4 February 1981
Date dissolved14 October 1981
People and organisations
Head of stateOlav V of Norway
Head of governmentGro Harlem Brundtland
Total no. of members17
Member partyLabour Party
History
Election(s)1981 parliamentary election
Legislature term(s)1977–1981
Outgoing formation1981 parliamentary election
PredecessorNordli's Cabinet
SuccessorWilloch's First Cabinet

Cabinet membersEdit

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Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime MinisterGro Harlem Brundtland4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Foreign AffairsKnut Frydenlund4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Finance and CustomsUlf Sand4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of DefenceThorvald Stoltenberg4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Justice and the PoliceBjørn Skau4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Transport and CommunicationsRonald Bye4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Local Government and LabourHarriet Andreassen4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Education and Church AffairsEinar Førde4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Social AffairsArne Nilsen4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Family Affairs and Government AdministrationSissel Rønbeck4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of AgricultureOskar Øksnes4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of IndustryFinn Kristensen4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Trade and ShippingKari Gjesteby4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of the EnvironmentRolf A. Hansen4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of Petroleum and EnergyArvid Johanson4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour
Minister of FisheriesEivind Bolle4 February 198114 October 1981 Labour

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lee, Phil (2013). The Rough Guide to Norway. Rough Guides. ISBN 9781409355687.
  2. ^ "Gro Harlem Brundtland's First Cabinet" (in Norwegian). Government.no. 11 June 2020. Retrieved 11 June 2020.