Eva Kjer Hansen

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Eva Kjer Hansen

Eva Kjer Hansen (born 26 August 1964) is a Danish politician. She was the Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries as member of the Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen II, III and the Lars Løkke Rasmussen I Cabinet from 12 September 2007 until 23 February 2010, and she was Social Minister and Minister for Women's Rights from 2 August 2004 to 12 September 2007, as member of the Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen I and II.

Born in Aabenraa, she is a member of the Liberal Party, and has been a member of parliament (Folketinget) since the 1990 Danish parliamentary elections.

Controversy[edit]

Eva Kjer Hansen stated in an interview to the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, in September 2005, that increased economic inequality amongst the Danish people in her eyes was not necessarily problematic.[citation needed]

This view was widely denounced by most of the political parties including her own party Venstre and its leader Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

References[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Henriette Kjær
Social Minister of Denmark
2 August 2004 – 12 September 2007
Succeeded by
Karen Jespersen
Preceded by
Henriette Kjær
Minister for Women's Rights of Denmark
2 August 2004 – 12 September 2007
Succeeded by
Karen Jespersen
Preceded by
Hans Christian Schmidt
Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries of Denmark
12 September 2007 – 23 February 2010
Succeeded by
Henrik Høegh