Bondevik's First Cabinet

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Bondevik's First Cabinet
57th Cabinet of Norway
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Date formed 17 October 1997
Date dissolved 3 March 2000
People and organizations
Head of government Kjell Magne Bondevik
Head of state Harald V of Norway
Ministers removed
(Death/resignation/dismissal)
7
Total number of ministers 26
Member party Centre party
Christian Democratic Party
Liberal Party
History
Election(s) 1997 parliamentary election
Previous Jagland's Cabinet
Successor Stoltenberg's First Cabinet

Bondevik's First Cabinet governed Norway between 17 October 1997 to 3 March 2000. It was led by Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik, and consisted of the Christian Democratic Party, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party. There was a major reshuffle in March 1999. It had the following composition:

Cabinet members[edit]

Portfolio Minister Period[1] Party
Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik Christian Democratic
Deputy to the Prime Minister Anne Enger Lahnstein 8 October 1999 – Centre
Odd Roger Enoksen – 8 October 1999 Centre
Minister of Foreign Affairs Knut Vollebæk Christian Democratic
Minister of Defence Dag Jostein Fjærvoll – 15 March 1999 Christian Democratic
Eldbjørg Løwer 15 March 1999 – Liberal
Minister of Industry and Trade Lars Sponheim Liberal
Minister of Labour and Government Administration Eldbjørg Løwer – 15 March 1999 Liberal
Laila Dåvøy 15 March 1999 – Christian Democratic
Minister of Finance Gudmund Restad Centre
Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Ragnhild Queseth Haarstad – 16 March 1999 Centre
Odd Roger Enoksen 16 March 1999 – Centre
Minister of Health
Formally a part of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Dagfinn Høybråten Christian Democratic
Minister of Culture Anne Enger Lahnstein – 8 October 1999 Centre
Åslaug Haga 8 October 1999 – Centre
Minister of Social Affairs
Formally a part of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa Centre
Minister of Minister of Transport and Communications Odd Einar Dørum – 15 March 1999 Liberal
Dag Jostein Fjærvoll 15 March 1999 – Christian Democratic
Minister of Fisheries Peter Angelsen – 21 January 2000 Centre
Lars Peder Brekk 21 January 2000 – Centre
Minister of Human Rights and Development
Formally a part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Hilde Frafjord Johnson Christian Democratic
Minister of the Environment Guro Fjellanger Liberal
Minister of Agriculture Kåre Gjønnes Christian Democratic
Minister of Justice and Police Aud Inger Aure – 15 March 1999 Christian Democratic
Odd Einar Dørum 15 March 1999 – Liberal
Minister of Children and Family Affairs Valgerd Svarstad Haugland Christian Democratic
Minister of Petroleum and Energy Marit Arnstad Centre
Minister of Church Affairs, Education and Research Jon Lilletun Christian Democratic

State Secretaries[edit]

Ministry State Secretary Period[1] Party
Office of the Prime Minister Kari Husøy Christian Democratic
Gunnar Husan Christian Democratic
Odd Jostein Sæter Christian Democratic
Jarle Skjørestad – 29 March 1999 Centre
Åslaug Haga 29 March 1999 – 8 October 1999 Centre
Per Tore Woie 27 October 1997 – Liberal
Anna Kristine Jahr Røine 18 October 1999 – Centre
Tore Killingland 25 February 2000 – Liberal
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Åslaug Haga – 29 March 1999 Centre
Jarle Skjørestad 29 March 1999 – Centre
Leiv Lunde 23 October 1997 – Christian Democratic
Janne Haaland Matlary 6 November 1997 – Christian Democratic
Wegger Christian Strømmen 12 February 1999 – Christian Democratic
Ministry of Defence Ommund Heggheim 29 October 1997 – 15 March 1999 Christian Democratic
Kjell Alvheim 19 March 1999 – Liberal
Ministry of Industry and Trade Harriet E. Berg Liberal
Odd Hellesnes 27 October 1997 – 13 April 1999 Liberal
Hans Tormod Antonsen 23 April 1999 – Liberal
Ministry of Labour and Government Administration Kjell Alvheim – 15 March 1999 Liberal
Helge Eide 22 March 1999 – 18 October 1999 Christian Democratic
Jostein Solberg 25 October 1999 – Christian Democratic
Ministry of Finance Arne Synnes – 15 October 1999 Christian Democratic
Tori Hoven 23 October 1997 – 5 December 1997
30 September 1998 – 1 January 2000
Liberal
Brynjulf Moe 5 December 1997 – 30 September 1998 Liberal
Helge Eide 18 October 1999 – Christian Democratic
Endre Skjørestad 1 January 2000 – Centre
Reinert Andreas Leirvik 17 January 2000 – Liberal
Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development Johanne N. Gaup 23 October 1997 – Centre
Per N. Hagen 23 October 1997 – 10 May 1999 Centre
Per Olaf Lundteigen 10 May 1999 – Centre
Olav Ulleren 10 May 1999 – Centre
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health Idar Magne Holme 23 October 1997 – Christian Democratic
Rita H. Roaldsen 23 October 1997 – 29 January 1999 Centre
Steinulf Tungesvik 29 January 1999 – Centre
Ministry of Culture Ivar Egeberg – 17 July 1998 Centre
Per Kristian Skulberg 17 July 1998 – Centre
Ministry of Transport and Communications Torild Skogsholm – 15 March 1999 Liberal
Svein Ottar Sandal 15 March 1999 – Christian Democratic
Ministry of Fisheries Johannes Martin Nakken 23 October 1997 – 3 November 1999 Centre
Terje Lorentz Magnussen 3 November 1999 – 21 January 2000 Centre
Kenneth Mikkelsen 4 February 2000 – Centre
Ministry of the Environment Jesper Werdelin Simonsen 23 October 1997 – Liberal
Ministry of Agriculture Jan Erik Sundby 24 October 1997 – Christian Democratic
Ministry of Justice and Police Bjørn Johan Solbakken 28 November 1997 – Christian Democratic
Åshild Anmarkrud 27 October 1997 – 15 March 1999 Christian Democratic
Atle Hamar 15 March 1999 – Liberal
Ministry of Children and Family Affairs Odd Anders With 27 October 1997 – 23 August 1999 Christian Democratic
Torunn Laupsa 23 August 1999 – Christian Democratic
Ministry of Petroleum and Energy Håkon Giil – 29 January 1999 Centre
Erlend Grimstad 29 January 1999 – Centre
Ministry of Church Affairs, Education and Research Svein Helgesen Christian Democratic
Marit Elisebet Totland 23 October 1997 – Christian Democratic

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Unless otherwise noted, the period was 17 October 1997 - 3 March 2000
Preceded by
Premiership of Thorbjørn Jagland
Norwegian Council of State
1997–2000
Succeeded by
Jens Stoltenberg's first term as Prime Minister of Norway