Standing Committee on Family and Cultural Affairs

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The Standing Committee on Family and Cultural Affairs (Norwegian: Familie- og kulturkomiteen) is a standing committee of the Parliament of Norway. It is responsible for policies relating to families, children and youth, gender equality, consumer affairs and cultural affairs. It corresponds to the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Children and Equality.[1] The committee has 10 members and is chaired by Svein Harberg of the Conservative Party.[2]

Members 2009–13[edit]

Representative Party Position
Svein Harberg Conservative Chair
Geir Bekkevold Christian Democratic First deputy chair
Rigmor Aasrud Labour Second deputy chair
Hege Haukeland Liadal Labour
Kårstein Eidem Løvaas Conservative
Sonja Mandt Labour
Arild Stokkan-Grande Labour
Morten Stordalen Progress
Ib Thomsen Progress
Mette Tønder Conservative


  1. ^ Parliament of Norway. "The Standing Committee on Family and Cultural Affairs". Retrieved 23 October 2009.
  2. ^ Parliament of Norway. "Familie- og kulturkomiteen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 23 October 2009.