Poul Nyrup Rasmussen II Cabinet

After the 1994 Danish parliamentary election, the sitting Danish Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen was able to form a government coalition of his own Social Democrats, the Danish Social Liberal Party and the Centre Democrats. The resulting cabinet, which replaced the Cabinet of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen I, was formed on 27 September 1994 and was called the Cabinet of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen II.

Poul Nyrup Rasmussen II
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67th cabinet of Denmark
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Prime Minister Rasmussen
Date formed27 September 1994 (1994-09-27)
Date dissolved30 December 1996 (1996-12-30)
People and organisations
Head of stateMargrethe II
Head of governmentPoul Nyrup Rasmussen
No. of ministers20
Total no. of ministers21
Member partiesSocial Democrats
Social Liberal Party
Centre Democrats
Status in legislatureCoalition
History
Election(s)None
PredecessorP. N. Rasmussen I
SuccessorP. N. Rasmussen III

The cabinet was replaced by the Cabinet of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen III on 30 December 1996, after the Centre Democrats left the government coalition in protest against the government negotiating the Budget of 1997 with the Socialist People's Party and the Unity List.

Cabinet changesEdit

The cabinet was changed on 1 November 1994.

Some periods in the table below start before 27 September 1994 or end after 30 December 1996 because the minister was in the Cabinet of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen I or the Cabinet of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen III as well.

The cabinet consisted of:[1]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen25 January 199327 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister of Economic Affairs &
Minister for Nordic Cooperation
 Marianne Jelved27 September 199427 November 2001Social Liberals
Minister for Business Affairs Mimi Jakobsen27 September 199430 December 1996Centre Democrats
Minister for Finance Mogens Lykketoft25 January 199321 December 2000Social Democrats
Minister of Foreign Affairs Niels Helveg Petersen25 January 199321 December 2000Social Liberals
Minister of Justice Bjørn Westh27 September 199430 December 1996Social Democrats
Minister of the Environment and Energy Svend Auken27 September 199427 November 2001Social Democrats
Minister for Education Ole Vig Jensen25 January 199323 March 1998Social Liberals
Minister for Development Cooperation Poul Nielson27 September 199410 July 1999Social Democrats
Minister of the Interior &
Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs
 Birte Weiss25 January 199320 October 1997Social Democrats
Minister for Public Works Jytte Andersen25 January 199323 March 1998Social Democrats
Minister for Taxation Ole Stavad25 January 19931 November 1994Social Democrats
 Carsten Koch1 November 199423 March 1998Social Democrats
Minister of Defence Hans Hækkerup25 January 199321 December 2000Social Democrats
Minister for Culture Jytte Hilden25 January 199330 December 1996Social Democrats
Minister for Traffic Jan Trøjborg28 January 199430 December 1996Social Democrats
Ministry of Social Affairs Karen Jespersen27 September 199423 February 2000Social Democrats
Minister for Health Yvonne Herløv Andersen27 September 199430 December 1996Centre Democrats
Minister for Building and Housing Ole Løvig Simonsen27 September 199423 March 1998Social Democrats
Minister of Science Frank Jensen27 September 199430 December 1996Social Democrats
Minister for Agriculture
and Minister for Fishery
 Henrik Dam Kristensen27 September 199430 December 1996Social Democrats

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statsministeriet. "Regeringen Poul Nyrup Rasmussen II". Archived from the original on 3 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
Preceded by
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen I
Cabinet of Denmark
1994 – 1996
Succeeded by
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen III