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Frederiksen Cabinet

The Cabinet of Mette Frederiksen took office on 27 June 2019, and succeeded the Third Cabinet of Lars Løkke Rasmussen, following the 2019 Danish general election. It is a minority government consisting of the Social Democrats. It relies on parliamentary support from the Red–Green Alliance, the Socialist People's Party, and the Social Liberal Party.[2]

Frederiksen
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78th cabinet of Denmark
Incumbent
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Date formed27 June 2019 (2019-06-27)
People and organisations
Head of stateMargrethe II of Denmark
Head of governmentMette Frederiksen
No. of ministers20
Member partySocial Democrats
Status in legislatureMinority
Supported by:[1]
Social Liberals
SF
Red–Greens
Opposition partyVenstre
Opposition leaderJakob Ellemann-Jensen
History
Legislature term(s)2019-2023[a]
PredecessorLøkke Rasmussen III

List of ministersEdit

The cabinet consists of:[3]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister's Office
Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Foreign Affairs Jeppe Kofod27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Finance Nicolai Wammen27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister of Social Affairs and the Interior Astrid Krag27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Justice Nick Hækkerup27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs Simon Kollerup27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Defence Trine Bramsen27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Employment Peter Hummelgaard Thomsen27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Immigration and Integration Mattias Tesfaye27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Children and Education Pernille Rosenkrantz-Theil27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Health and Elderly Affairs Magnus Heunicke27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Culture and Church Joy Mogensen27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Science, Technology,
Information and Higher Education
 Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Building and Housing Kaare Dybvad27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Transport Benny Engelbrecht27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Taxation Morten Bødskov27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities Dan Jørgensen27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Development Cooperation Rasmus Prehn27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for the Environment Lea Wermelin27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats
Minister for Food, Fishery, Equality &
Minister for Nordic Cooperation
 Mogens Jensen27 June 2019IncumbentSocial Democrats

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Elections to be held at the latest on 5 June 2023, but writs can be issued before that at the discretion of the Prime Minister, or if the government gets a majority against it in Folketinget

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "What you need to know about Denmark's new government agreement". The Local.dk. Ritzau/AFP/The Local. 26 June 2019. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. ^ Frederiksen, Mette; Østergaard, Morten; Dyhr, Pia Olsen; Skipper, Pernille (25 June 2019). "Retfærdig retning for Danmark" (PDF) (in Danish). Retrieved 14 November 2019.
  3. ^ Deleuran Müller, Thea (27 June 2019). "Danmarks nye regering er nu på plads: Se hele Mette Frederiksens ministerhold her" (in Danish). Retrieved 27 June 2019.
Preceded by
Løkke Rasmussen III
Cabinet of Denmark
2019–
Succeeded by
Incumbent