Fälldin III Cabinet

The third cabinet of Thorbjörn Fälldin (Swedish: Regeringen Fälldin III) was the cabinet and Government of Sweden from 22 May 1981 to 8 October 1982.

Fälldin's Third Cabinet
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45th Cabinet of Sweden
Date formed22 May 1981
Date dissolved8 October 1982
People and organisations
Head of stateCarl XVI Gustaf
Head of governmentThorbjörn Fälldin
Member partyCentre Party
Liberal People's Party
Status in legislatureCoalition minority government
Opposition partySocial Democrats
Opposition leaderOlof Palme
History
Legislature term(s)1979–1982
Outgoing formationDefeat in 1982 general election
PredecessorThorbjörn Fälldin's Second Cabinet
SuccessorOlof Palme's Second Cabinet

The cabinet was a coalition minority government consisting of the Centre Party and the Liberal People's Party. The cabinet was led by Prime Minister Thorbjörn Fälldin of the Centre Party who had resigned on 5 May 1981 following the withdrawal of the Moderate Party from the second cabinet of Thorbjörn Fälldin. Thorbjörn Fälldin was reappointed on 22 May 1981 but as head of a two-party minority government.

The cabinet resigned on 8 October 1982 following defeat in the 1982 general election. The cabinet was succeeded by Olof Palme's second cabinet.

MinistersEdit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister Thorbjörn Fälldin22 May 19818 October 1982Centre
Deputy Prime Minister Ola Ullsten22 May 19818 October 1982Liberal People's
Minister for Foreign Affairs Ola Ullsten22 May 19818 October 1982Liberal People's
Minister for the Economy and the Budget Rolf Wirtén22 May 19818 October 1982Liberal People's
Minister for Education Jan-Erik Wikström22 May 19818 October 1982Liberal People's
Minister for Justice Carl Axel Petri22 May 19818 October 1982Independent
Minister for Health and Social Affairs Karin Söder22 May 19818 October 1982Centre
Minister for Employment Ingemar Eliasson22 May 19818 October 1982Liberal People's
Minister for Agriculture Anders Dahlgren22 May 19814 October 1982Centre
 Olof Johansson4 October 19828 October 1982Centre
Minister for Defence Torsten Gustafsson22 May 19818 October 1982Centre
Minister for Communications Claes Elmstedt22 May 19818 October 1982Centre
Minister for the Interior Karl Boo22 May 19818 October 1982Centre
Minister for Housing Birgit Friggebo22 May 19818 October 1982Liberal People's
Minister for Enterprise Nils G. Åsling22 May 19818 October 1982Centre
Minister for Trade Björn Molin22 May 19818 October 1982Liberal People's
Ministers without portfolio
Health Care Karin Ahrland22 May 19818 October 1982Liberal People's
Staff Olof Johansson22 May 19818 October 1982Centre
School Ulla Tillander22 May 19818 October 1982Centre
Migration and Equality Karin Andersson22 May 19818 October 1982Centre

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Preceded by
Thorbjörn Fälldin's Second Cabinet
Cabinet of Sweden
1981–1982
Succeeded by
Olof Palme's Second Cabinet