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Cabinet of Bjarni Benediktsson (2017)

The Cabinet of Bjarni Benediktsson was formed on 11 January 2017, following the 2016 parliamentary election. The cabinet was led by Bjarni Benediktsson of the Independence Party, who served as Prime Minister of Iceland.

Cabinet of Bjarni Benediktsson
44th cabinet of Iceland
Bjarni Benediktsson vid Nordiska Radets session i Stockholm.jpg
Date formed11 January 2017 (2017-01-11)
Date dissolved15 September 2017 (2017-09-15)
People and organisations
Head of stateGuðni Th. Jóhannesson
Head of governmentBjarni Benediktsson
Member parties
Election(s)2016 parliamentary election
PredecessorSigurður Ingi Jóhannsson
SuccessorKatrín Jakobsdóttir

The cabinet was a coalition government consisting the Independence Party, the Reform Party and Bright Future. Together they held 32 of the 63 seats in the Parliament of Iceland and served as a majority government. In the cabinet, there were eleven ministers where six were from the Independence Party, three were from the Reform Party and two were from Bright Future.[1]


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