Brundtland's Second Cabinet

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Brundtland's Second Cabinet
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53rd Cabinet of Norway
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Date formed 9 May 1986
Date dissolved 16 October 1989
People and organizations
Head of government Gro Harlem Brundtland
Head of state Olav V of Norway
Ministers removed
(Death/resignation/dismissal)
10
Total number of ministers 28
Member party Labour Party
History
Election(s) 1989 parliamentary election
Previous Willoch's Second Cabinet
Successor Syse's Cabinet

Brundtland's Second Cabinet was a minority, Labour Government of Norway. It succeeded the Conservative Willoch's Second Cabinet, and sat between 9 May 1986 and 16 October 1989.[1] It was replaced by the Conservative/Centre/Christian Democrat cabinet Syse after the 1989 election. The cabinet was historic in that 8 of the 18 members were female, to then the highest female share in a government ever in the world.[2] Brundtland's cabinet had the following composition.

Portfolio Minister Period Party
Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland May 9, 1986 - October 16, 1989 Labour
Minister of Agriculture Gunhild Øyangen May 9, 1986 - October 16, 1989 Labour
Minister of Church Affairs and Education Kirsti Kolle Grøndahl
Mary Kvidal
May 9, 1986 - June 13, 1988
June 13, 1988 - October 16, 1989
Labour
Minister of Defence Johan Jørgen Holst May 9, 1986 - October 16, 1989 Labour
Minister of the Environment Sissel Marie Rønbeck May 9, 1986 - October 16, 1989 Labour
Minister of Consumer Affairs and Government Administration Anne-Lise Bakken
Einfrid Halvorsen
Oddrunn Pettersen
May 9, 1986 - June 13, 1988
June 13, 1988 - April 28, 1989
April 28, 1989 - October 16, 1989
Labour
Minister of Finance Gunnar Berge May 9, 1986 - October 16, 1989 Labour
Minister of Fisheries Bjarne Mørk Eidem May 9, 1986 - October 16, 1989 Labour
Minister of Foreign Affairs Knut Frydenlund
Johan Jørgen Holst
Thorvald Stoltenberg
May 9, 1986 - February 26, 1987
February 26, 1987 - March 9, 1988
March 9, 1988 - October 16, 1989
Labour
Minister of Health Kari Gjesteby May 9, 1986 - October 16, 1989 Labour
Minister of Industry Finn Kristensen May 9, 1986 - October 16, 1989 Labour
Minister of International development Vesla Vetlesen
Kirsti Kolle Grøndahl
May 9, 1986 - June 13, 1988
June 13, 1988 - October 16, 1989
Labour
Minister of Local Government and Labour Leif Haraldseth
William Engseth
Kjell Borgen
May 9, 1986 - February 20, 1987
February 20, 1987 - June 13, 1988
June 13, 1988 - October 16, 1989
Labour
Minister of Justice Helen Bøsterud May 9, 1986 - October 16, 1989 Labour
Minister of Petroleum and Energy Arne Øien May 9, 1986 - October 16, 1989 Labour
Minister of Social Affairs Tove Strand Gerhardsen May 9, 1986 - October 16, 1989 Labour
Minister of Trade and Shipping Kurt Mosbakk
Jan Balstad
May 9, 1986 - June 13, 1988
June 13, 1988 - October 16, 1989
Labour
Minister of Transport and Communications Kjell Borgen
William Engseth
May 9, 1986 - June 13, 1988
June 13, 1988 - October 16, 1989
Labour

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gro Harlem Brundtlands andre regjering Regjeringen.no. Retrieved 5 September 2013 (Norwegian)
  2. ^ Per Lillelien (6 January 2005): Kvinne-regjeringen som gikk verden rundt VG. Retrieved 5 September 2o13 (Norwegian)
Preceded by
Willoch's second term
Norwegian Council of State
1986–1989
Succeeded by
Premiership of Jon P. Syse