Ministry of Pay and Prices

The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Pay and Prices (Norwegian: Lønns- og prisdepartementet) was a Norwegian ministry that existed from 1955 to 1972.

It was established on 1 August 1955. It ceased to exist on 7 May 1972, its tasks were mainly transferred to the Ministry of Family and Consumer Affairs.[1]

The heads of the Ministry of Pay and Prices were Gunnar Bråthen (1955-1959), Gunnar Bøe (1959-1962), Karl Trasti (1962-1963), Ole Myrvoll (1963), Karl Trasti (1963-1964), Idar Norstrand (1964-1965), Dagfinn Vårvik (1965-1971) and Olav Gjærevoll (1971-1972).[2]

List of ministersEdit

KeyEdit

  Labour Party
  Liberal Party
  Centre Party

MinistersEdit

Photo Name Party Took office Left office Tenure Cabinet
  Gunnar Bråthen Labour 1 August 1955 9 April 1959 3 years, 251 days Gerhardsen III
  Gunnar Bøe Labour 9 April 1959 1 September 1962 3 years, 145 days Gerhardsen III
  Karl Trasti Labour 1 September 1962 28 August 1963 361 days Gerhardsen III
  Ole Myrvoll Liberal 28 August 1963 25 September 1963 28 days Lyng
  Karl Trasti Labour 25 September 1963 20 January 1964 117 days Gerhardsen IV
  Idar Norstrand Labour 20 January 1964 12 October 1965 1 year, 265 days Gerhardsen IV
  Dagfinn Vårvik Centre 12 October 1965 17 March 1971 5 years, 156 days Borten
  Olav Gjærevoll Labour 17 March 1971 8 May 1972 1 year, 52 days Bratteli I

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