Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland

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Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland
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14th Minister of Culture
Assumed office
16 December 2015 (2015-12-16)
Prime Minister Erna Solberg
Preceded by Thorhild Widvey
Vice President of WADA
Assumed office
20 November 2016 (2016-11-20)
Preceded by Makhenkesi Stofile
Personal details
Born (1977-08-26) 26 August 1977 (age 39)
Klæbu, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Conservative Party
Spouse(s) Trond Helleland

Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland (born 26 August 1977 in Klæbu) is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.

She served as a deputy representative in the Norwegian Parliament from Sør-Trøndelag during the terms 2001–2005 and 2005–2009. During the entire first term she sat as a regular representative, replacing Børge Brende, who was appointed to the second cabinet Bondevik. She again returned to a parliamentary seat when Brende was employed by the World Economic Forum.

Hofstad was a member of Trondheim city council from 1999 to 2001.

Since 16 December 2015 she has been Minister of Culture in Solberg's Cabinet.

She is married to Trond Helleland.

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