Pernille Rosenkrantz-Theil

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Pernille Rosenkrantz-Theil (born 17 January 1977 in Skælskør) is a member of Folketinget (Danish parliament) for the Social Democrats since 2011. Rosenkrantz-Theil is currently serving as the party's spokesperson on climate and energy. In 1999 (temporarily) and from 2001 to 2007, she was a member of the Folketing for Red-Green Alliance.

Politics and political career[edit]

From April 20 to July 31, 1999, Rosenkrantz-Theil was a temporary member of the parliament. She was elected to the parliament in 2001. From 1996 to 2007, she was a member of the central board and working committee of Red-Green Alliance. She was spokeswoman for equality, health, financial, educational, and ecclesiastical affairs. After a break from politics she joined the Social Democrats and was elected to the parliament in 2011.


She was a member of the executive committee of Danske Gymnnasieelevers Sammenslutning (The Union of Upper Secondary School Students.), which works to improve high school students' conditions in Denmark, from 1992 to 1995. In 1998, she was the campaign leader of Operation Dagsværk (Operation Day's Work), a day when Danish high school students work instead of going to school and give their earnings from the day to charity.

Rosenkrantz-Theil completed her bachelor's degree in political science in 2004 at the University of Copenhagen.

Publications and awards[edit]

  • En Dollar om Dagen (English literally: "A Dollar a Day"), 2001


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