Vanhanen II Cabinet

The second cabinet of Matti Vanhanen was the 70th cabinet and Government of Finland.[1] The cabinet held office from 19 April 2007 to 20 June 2010. The cabinet was a centre-right-led coalition, consisting of four parties: the Centre Party, the National Coalition Party, the Green League and the Swedish People's Party.

Vanhanen's Second Cabinet
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70th Cabinet of Finland
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Matti Vanhanen's second cabinet
Date formed19 April 2007
Date dissolved20 June 2010
People and organisations
Head of stateTarja Halonen
Head of governmentMatti Vanhanen
Member partiesCentre Party
National Coalition Party
Green League
Swedish People's Party
Status in legislatureMajority
125 / 200 (63%)
History
Election(s)2007 Finnish parliamentary election
PredecessorVanhanen I Cabinet
SuccessorKiviniemi Cabinet

During Vanhanen's second cabinet, for the first time in history, there were more women (12) than men (8) in a Finnish government.

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister19 April 200722 June 2010 Centre
Minister for Finance
Deputy Prime Minister
19 April 200722 June 2010 National Coalition
Minister of Public Administration and Local Government19 April 200722 June 2010 Centre
Minister for Foreign Affairs19 April 20074 April 2008 National Coalition
4 April 200822 June 2010 National Coalition
Minister for Foreign Trade and Development19 April 200722 June 2010 Centre
Minister for Defence19 April 200722 June 2010 National Coalition
Minister for Interior19 April 200722 June 2010 National Coalition
Minister for Europe and immigration19 April 200722 June 2010 Swedish People's
Minister for Justice19 April 200722 June 2010 Green League
Minister for Education19 April 200719 December 2008 National Coalition
19 December 200822 June 2010 National Coalition
Minister for Culture and Sports19 April 200722 June 2010 Swedish People's
Minister for Agriculture and forestry19 April 200722 June 2010 Centre
Minister for Transport19 April 200722 June 2010 Centre
Minister for Communications19 April 200722 June 2010 National Coalition
Minister of Economic Affairs19 April 200722 June 2010 Centre
Minister for Social Affairs and Health19 April 200724 May 2010 Centre
24 May 201022 June 2010 Centre
Minister for Health and Social Services19 April 200722 June 2010 National Coalition
Minister for Labour19 April 200726 June 2009 Green League
26 June 200922 June 2010 Green League
Minister for Environment19 April 200722 June 2010 Centre
Minister for Housing19 April 200722 June 2010 National Coalition


Preceded by Cabinet of Finland
19 April 2007 – 22 June 2010
Succeeded by

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History of Finnish Governments". 11 June 2011. Archived from the original on 11 June 2011. Retrieved 24 November 2017.