Minister for EU Affairs (Sweden)

The Minister for European Union Affairs is a cabinet minister who is part of the Swedish Government and appointed by the Prime Minister. The minister is directly under the Prime Minister's Office and is responsible for overall questions about the European Union, such as the strategy for growth and employment, the financial perspective, the Lisbon Treaty and the anchoring of EU membership.

Minister for EU Affairs
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Hans Dahlgren

since 21 January 2019
Member ofThe Government
AppointerThe Prime Minister
Inaugural holderUlf Dinkelspiel
Abolished1996–2005, 2014–2016

The office was abolished on two occasion, between 1996 and 2005, and then in 2014–2016. On 21 January 2019, Hans Dahlgren was appointed Minister for European Union Affairs.

List of Ministers for European Union AffairsEdit

No. Minister for EU Affairs Took office Left office Time in office Party Prime Minister
1Dinkelspiel, UlfUlf Dinkelspiel
(born 1939)
4 October 19917 October 19943 years, 3 days ModerateBildt, CarlCarl Bildt (M)
2Hellström, MatsMats Hellström
(born 1942)
7 October 199422 March 19961 year, 167 days Social DemocraticCarlsson, IngvarIngvar Carlsson (S)
Abolished 1996–2005
3Ringholm, BosseBosse Ringholm
(born 1942)
1 January 20056 October 20061 year, 278 days Social DemocraticPersson, GöranGöran Persson (S)
4Malmström, CeciliaCecilia Malmström
(born 1968)
6 October 200610 February 20103 years, 127 days Liberal People'sReinfeldt, FredrikFredrik Reinfeldt (M)
5Ohlsson, BirgittaBirgitta Ohlsson
(born 1975)
10 February 20103 October 20144 years, 235 days Liberal People'sReinfeldt, FredrikFredrik Reinfeldt (M)
Abolished 2014–2016
6Linde, AnnAnn Linde
(born 1961)
25 May 201621 January 20192 years, 241 days Social DemocraticLöfven, StefanStefan Löfven (S)
7Dahlberg, HansHans Dahlgren
(born 1958)
21 January 2019Incumbent1 year, 248 days Social DemocraticLöfven, StefanStefan Löfven (S)

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