Rigmor Aasrud

Rigmor Aasrud (born 26 June 1960) is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.

Rigmor Aasrud
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Parliamentary Leader of the Labour Party
Assumed office
13 October 2021
DeputyTerje Aasland
LeaderJonas Gahr Støre
Preceded byJonas Gahr Støre
Minister of Government Administration and Reform
In office
20 October 2009 – 16 October 2013
Prime MinisterJens Stoltenberg
Preceded byHeidi Grande Røys
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Minister of Church Affairs
In office
20 October 2009 – 16 October 2013
Prime MinisterJens Stoltenberg
Preceded byTrond Giske
Succeeded byPosition abolished (became part of Ministry of Culture)
Minister of Nordic Cooperation
In office
20 October 2009 – 16 October 2013
Prime MinisterJens Stoltenberg
Preceded byHeidi Grande Røys
Succeeded byElisabeth Aspaker
Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion
Acting
In office
20 October 2009 – 20 December 2009
Prime MinisterJens Stoltenberg
Preceded byDag Terje Andersen
Succeeded byHanne Bjurstrøm
Member of the Norwegian Parliament
Assumed office
1 October 2009
ConstituencyOppland
Personal details
Born (1960-06-26) 26 June 1960 (age 61)
Jevnaker, Oppland, Norway
Political partyLabour

She served in the position of deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Oppland during the terms 1993–1997, 1997–2001 and 2001–2005. When the second cabinet Stoltenberg assumed office following the 2005 elections, Aasrud was appointed State Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Care Services. On 20 October 2009, Aasrud was appointed Minister of Government Administration and Church Affairs.

From 1995 to 2005 Aasrud was mayor of Gran municipality. She had previously been a member of the municipality council from 1983 to 1991.

A day before Jonas Gahr Støre assumed office as prime minister following the 2021 election, Aasrud was elected the next parliamentary leader succeeding Støre, at a party group meeting. Terje Aasland was elected her deputy.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  • "Rigmor Aasrud" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  • Regjeringen.no biography (in Norwegian)
  1. ^ "Rigmor Aasrud blir Aps parlamentariske leder" (in Norwegian). ABC Nyheter. 13 October 2021. Retrieved 13 October 2021.