Fälldin II Cabinet

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Fälldin's Second Cabinet
44th Cabinet of Sweden
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Date formed 12 October 1979
Date dissolved 22 May 1981
People and organizations
Head of government Thorbjörn Fälldin
Head of state Carl XVI Gustaf
Member party Centre Party
Liberal People's Party
Moderate Party
Status in legislature Coalition majority government
Opposition party Social Democrats
Opposition leader Olof Palme
History
Legislature term(s) 1979-1982
Outgoing formation Withdrew of the Moderate Party
Previous Ola Ullsten's Cabinet
Successor Thorbjörn Fälldin's Third Cabinet

The second cabinet of Thorbjörn Fälldin was the cabinet and Government of Sweden from 12 October 1979 to 22 May 1981.

The cabinet was a coalition majority government consisting the Centre Party, the Liberal People's Party and the Moderate Party. The cabinet was led by Prime Minister Thorbjörn Fälldin who had led his party to a second victory in the 1979 general election. Thorbjörn Fälldin had previously been Prime Minister of Sweden from 1976 until his first cabinet resigned in October 1978 following a vote of confidence.

The cabinet resigned on 5 May 1981 (but stayed in office until 22 May 1981) following the withdrew of the Moderate Party. The cabinet was succeeded by Thorbjörn Fälldin's Third Cabinet.

Ministers[edit]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister   Thorbjörn Fälldin 12 October 1979 22 May 1981 Centre
Deputy Prime Minister   Ola Ullsten 12 October 1979 22 May 1981 Liberal People's
Minister for Foreign Affairs   Ola Ullsten 12 October 1979 22 May 1981 Liberal People's
Minister for the Economy   Gösta Bohman 12 October 1979 5 May 1981 Moderate
  Rolf Wirtén 5 May 1981 22 May 1981 Liberal People's
Minister for the Budget   Ingemar Mundebo 12 October 1979 31 July 1980 Liberal People's
  Rolf Wirtén 31 July 1980 22 May 1981 Liberal People's
Minister for Education   Jan-Erik Wikström 12 October 1979 22 May 1981 Liberal People's
Minister for Justice   Håkan Winberg 12 October 1979 5 May 1981 Moderate
  Carl Axel Petri 5 May 1981 22 May 1981 Independent
Minister for Health and Social Affairs   Karin Söder 12 October 1979 22 May 1981 Centre
Minister for Employment   Rolf Wirtén 12 October 1979 31 July 1980 Liberal People's
  Ingemar Eliasson 31 July 1980 22 May 1981 Liberal People's
Minister for Agriculture   Anders Dahlgren 12 October 1979 22 May 1981 Centre
Minister for Defence   Eric Krönmark 12 October 1979 5 May 1981 Moderate
  Anders Dahlgren 5 May 1981 22 May 1981 Centre
Minister for Communications   Ulf Adelsohn 12 October 1979 5 May 1981 Moderate
  Olof Johansson 5 May 1981 22 May 1981 Centre
Minister for the Interior   Karl Boo 12 October 1979 22 May 1981 Centre
Minister for Housing   Birgit Friggebo 12 October 1979 22 May 1981 Liberal People's
Minister for Enterprise   Nils G. Åsling 12 October 1979 22 May 1981 Centre
Minister for Trade   Staffan Burenstam Linder 12 October 1979 5 May 1981 Moderate
  Jan-Erik Wikström 5 May 1981 22 May 1981 Liberal People's
Ministers without portfolio
Health Care   Elisaber Holm 12 October 1979 5 May 1981 Moderate
Staff   Olof Johansson 12 October 1979 22 May 1981 Centre
School   Britt Mogård 12 October 1979 5 May 1981 Moderate
Migration and Equality   Karin Andersson 12 October 1979 22 May 1981 Centre
Planning   Georg Danell 12 October 1979 5 May 1981 Moderate
Energy and Criminals   Carl Axel Petri 6 November 1979 22 May 1981 Independent

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Preceded by
Ola Ullsten's Cabinet
Cabinet of Sweden
1979–1981
Succeeded by
Thorbjörn Fälddin's Third Cabinet