Åsa Torstensson

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Åsa Torstensson.

Åsa-Britt Maria Torstensson (born 25 March 1958) is Swedish politician and a member of the Centre Party. She has a university degree in social work (Swedish: socionomexamen). She was a member of the Riksdag between 1998 and 2002 representing Västra Götaland County. Torstensson was re-elected to the Riksdag in the 2006 general election. On 6 October 2006 she was selected to become Minister for Infrastructure in the Cabinet of Fredrik Reinfeldt.[1][2] After the 2010 general election she left the cabinet and returned to the Riksdag.


  1. ^ Åsa Torstensson (c) - infrastrukturminister (in Swedish), TV4, 6 October 2006.
  2. ^ Members of the Swedish Government 1946-, Government of Sweden, accessed 2010-07-09

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ulrica Messing
Minister for Infrastructure
Succeeded by
Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd