Vanhanen II Cabinet

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Vanhanen's Second Cabinet
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70th cabinet of Finland
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Date formed 19 April 2007
Date dissolved 20 June 2010
People and organisations
Head of state Tarja Halonen
Head of government Matti Vanhanen
Member parties Centre Party
National Coalition Party
Green League
Swedish People's Party
History
Predecessor Vanhanen I Cabinet
Successor Kiviniemi Cabinet
Matti Vanhanen's second cabinet

The second cabinet of Matti Vanhanen was the 70th cabinet and Government of Finland.[1] The cabinet held office from 19 April 2007 to 20 June 2010. The cabinet was a centre-right-led coalition, consisting of four parties: the Centre Party, the National Coalition Party, the Green League and the Swedish People's Party.

During Vanhanen's second cabinet, for the first time in history, there were more women (12) than men (8) in a Finnish government.

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister Matti VanhanenApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010Centre
Minister for Finance
Deputy Prime Minister
 Jyrki KatainenApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010National Coalition
Minister of Public Administration and Local Government Mari KiviniemiApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010Centre
Minister for Foreign Affairs Ilkka KanervaApril 19, 2007April 4, 2008National Coalition
 Alexander StubbApril 4, 2008June 22, 2010National Coalition
Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Paavo VäyrynenApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010Centre
Minister for Defence Jyri HäkämiesApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010National Coalition
Minister for Interior Anne HolmlundApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010National Coalition
Minister for Europe and immigration Astrid ThorsApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010Swedish People's
Minister for Justice Tuija BraxApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010Green League
Minister for Education Sari SarkomaaApril 19, 2007December 19, 2008National Coalition
 Henna VirkkunenDecember 19, 2008June 22, 2010National Coalition
Minister for Culture and Sports Stefan WallinApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010Swedish People's
Minister for Agriculture and forestry Sirkka-Liisa AnttilaApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010Centre
Minister for Transport Anu VehviläinenApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010Centre
Minister for Communications Suvi Lindén19 April 2007June 22, 2010National Coalition
Minister of Economic Affairs Mauri PekkarinenApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010Centre
Minister for Social Affairs and Health Liisa HyssäläApril 19, 2007May 24, 2010Centre
 Juha RehulaMay 24, 2010June 22, 2010Centre
Minister for Health and Social Services Paula RisikkoApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010National Coalition
Minister for Labour Tarja CronbergApril 19, 2007June 26, 2009Green League
 Anni SinnemäkiJune 26, 2009June 22, 2010Green League
Minister for Environment Paula LehtomäkiApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010Centre
Minister for Housing Jan VapaavuoriApril 19, 2007June 22, 2010National Coalition


Preceded by
Matti Vanhanen's first cabinet
Cabinet of Finland
April 19, 2007 - June 22, 2010
Succeeded by
Mari Kiviniemi's cabinet

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Finnish Governments". 2011-06-11. Retrieved 2017-11-24.