Torp's Cabinet

Torp's Cabinet governed Norway between 19 November 1951 and 22 January 1955. The Labour Party cabinet was led by Oscar Torp. The cabinet was succeeded by Einar Gerhardsen's third cabinet after the Labour Party wanted to swap prime minister.[1]

Torp's Cabinet
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Cabinet of Norway
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Date formed19 November 1951
Date dissolved22 January 1955
People and organisations
Head of stateHaakon VII of Norway
Head of governmentOscar Torp
No. of ministers15
Member partyLabour Party
Status in legislatureMajority
History
Election(s)1953 parliamentary election
Legislature term(s)1949-1953
1953-1957
PredecessorGerhardsen's Second Cabinet
SuccessorGerhardsen's Third Cabinet

Cabinet membersEdit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime MinisterOscar Torp19 November 195122 January 1955 Labour
Minister of Foreign AffairsHalvard Lange19 November 195122 January 1955 Labour
Minister of Finance and CustomsTrygve Bratteli19 November 195122 January 1955 Labour
Minister of DefenceJens Christian Hauge19 November 19515 January 1952 Labour
Nils Langhelle5 January 195214 June 1954 Labour
Kai Birger Knudsen15 June 195422 January 1955 Labour
Minister of Justice and the PoliceO. C. Gundersen19 November 195120 December 1952 Labour
Kai Birger Knudsen20 December 195214 June 1954 Labour
Gustav Sjaastad15 June 195422 January 1955 Labour
Minister of Transport and CommunicationsNils Langhelle19 November 19515 January 1952 Labour
Jakob Martin Pettersen5 January 195222 January 1955 Labour
Minister of Local Government and LabourUlrik Olsen19 November 195122 January 1955 Labour
Minister of Education and Church AffairsLars Moen19 November 19518 December 1953 Labour
Birger Bergersen9 December 195322 January 1955 Labour
Minister of Social AffairsAaslaug Aasland19 November 19511 November 1953 Labour
Rakel Seweriin2 November 195322 January 1955 Labour
Minister of AgricultureRasmus Nordbø19 November 195122 January 1955 Labour
Minister of IndustryLars Evensen[a]19 November 19511 November 1953 Labour
Nils Handal2 November 195322 January 1955 Labour
Minister of Trade and ShippingErik Brofoss[b]19 November 19512 June 1954 Labour
Nils Langhelle15 June 195422 January 1955 Labour
Minister of FisheriesPeder Holt19 November 195122 January 1955 Labour

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Erik Brofoss was acting minister from 18 May to 13 September 1953.
  2. ^ Oscar Torp was acting minister from 2 to 15 June 1954.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oscar Torp's Government". Government.no. Retrieved 10 January 2010.