Minister for Infrastructure (Sweden)

The Minister for Infrastructure (Swedish: Infrastrukturministern) is a cabinet minister within the Swedish Government and appointed by the Prime Minister of Sweden.

Minister for Infrastructure
Infratrukturminister
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Incumbent
Tomas Eneroth

since 27 July 2017
AppointerThe Prime Minister
Inaugural holderCarl Svensson
Formation1920
Websitewww.sweden.gov.se

The office was formed in 1920 as Minister for Communications. The office was renamed to Minister for Infrastructure in 2000.

The minister is responsible for issues regarding railways, subways, roads, bridges, ferries, shipping, sea lanes, ports, aviation, transportation, communication and communication research. The current Minister for Infrastructure is Tomas Eneroth, appointed on 27 July 2017.

List of MinistersEdit

List of Ministers for CommunicationsEdit

Portrait Minister for Communications
(Born-Died)
Term Political party Coalition Cabinet
Took office Left office Duration
1Carl Svensson
(1879–1938)
1 July 192027 October 1920118 daysSocial DemocraticSBranting I
2Walter Murray
(1871–1957)
27 October 192013 October 1921351 daysIndependentCaretakerDe Geer d.y.
von Sydow
3Anders Örne
(1881–1956)
13 October 192119 April 19231 year, 188 daysSocial DemocraticSBranting II
4Sven Lübeck
(1877–1941)
19 April 192318 October 19241 year, 182 daysElectoral LeagueNTrygger
5Viktor Larsson
(1869–1950)
18 October 19247 June 19261 year, 232 daysSocial DemocraticSBranting III
Sandler
6Carl Meurling
(1876–1963)
7 June 19262 October 19282 years, 117 daysIndependentLSLEkman I
7Theodor Borell
(1869–1944)
2 October 19287 June 19301 year, 248 daysElectoral LeagueAvFLindman II
8Ola Jeppsson
(1887–1941)
7 June 193024 September 19322 years, 109 daysFree-minded People'sLSEkman II
Hamrin
9Henning Leo
(1885–1953)
24 September 193219 June 19363 years, 269 daysSocial DemocraticSHansson I
10Arthur Heiding
(1883–1973)
19 June 193628 September 1936101 daysFarmers' LeagueBFPehrsson-Bramstorp
11Albert Forslund
(1881–1954)
28 September 193616 December 19382 years, 79 daysSocial DemocraticSBFHansson II
12Gerhard Strindlund
(1890–1957)
16 December 193813 December 1939362 daysFarmers' LeagueSBFHansson II
13Gustaf Andersson
(1884–1961)
13 December 193930 September 19444 years, 292 daysLiberal People'sSBFHFPHansson III
14Fritiof Domö
(1889–1961)
30 September 194431 July 1945304 daysRightSBFHFPHansson III
15Torsten Nilsson
(1905–1997)
31 July 19451 October 19516 years, 62 daysSocial DemocraticSHansson IV
Erlander I
16Sven Andersson
(1910–1987)
1 October 195122 March 19575 years, 172 daysSocial DemocraticSBFErlander II
17Sture Henriksson
(1917–1957)
22 March 195722 April 1957 †31 daysSocial DemocraticSBFErlander II
18Gösta Skoglund
(1903–1988)
26 April 195725 November 19658 years, 217 daysSocial DemocraticSBF
(BF left in October 1957)
Erlander II
Erlander III
19Olof Palme
(1927–1986)
25 November 196528 September 19671 year, 307 daysSocial DemocraticSErlander III
20Svante Lundkvist
(1919–1991)
29 September 196730 June 19691 year, 275 daysSocial DemocraticSErlander III
21Bengt Norling
(1925–2000)
1 July 19698 October 19767 years, 100 daysSocial DemocraticSErlander III
Palme I
22Bo Turesson
(1914–1997)
8 October 197618 October 19782 years, 10 daysModerateCMFPFälldin I
23Anitha Bondestam
(born 1941)
18 October 197812 October 1979359 daysLiberal People'sFPUllsten
24Ulf Adelsohn
(born 1941)
12 October 19795 May 19811 year, 205 daysModerateCMFPFälldin II
Olof Johansson
(born 1937)
Acting
5 May 198122 May 198117 daysCentreCMFPFälldin II
25Claes Elmstedt
(1928–2018)
22 May 19818 October 19821 year, 139 daysCentreCFPFälldin III
26Curt Boström
(1926–2014)
8 October 198230 June 19852 years, 265 daysSocial DemocraticSPalme II
27Roine Carlsson
(born 1937)
1 July 198517 October 1985108 daysSocial DemocraticSPalme II
28Sven Hulterström
(born 1938)
18 October 198529 January 19893 years, 104 daysSocial DemocraticSPalme II
Carlsson I
29Georg Andersson
(born 1936)
30 January 19894 October 19912 years, 248 daysSocial DemocraticSCarlsson I
Carlsson II
30Mats Odell
(born 1947)
4 October 19917 October 19943 years, 3 daysChristian DemocratsMCFPKDBildt
31Ines Uusman
(born 1948)
7 October 19947 October 19984 years, 0 daysSocial DemocraticSCarlsson III
Persson
32Björn Rosengren
(born 1942)
7 October 199831 December 199885 daysSocial DemocraticSPersson

List of Ministers for InfrastructureEdit

Portrait Minister for Infrastructure
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Coalition Cabinet
Took office Left office Duration
1Björn Rosengren
(born 1942)
1 January 199916 October 20001 year, 289 daysSocial DemocraticSPersson
2Ulrica Messing
(born 1968)
16 October 20006 October 20065 years, 355 daysSocial DemocraticSPersson
3Åsa Torstensson
(born 1958)
6 October 20065 October 20103 years, 364 daysCentreMCFPKDReinfeldt
4Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd
(born 1965)
5 October 20103 October 20143 years, 363 daysModerateMCFPKDReinfeldt
5Anna Johansson
(born 1971)
3 October 201427 July 20172 years, 297 daysSocial DemocraticSMPLöfven I
6Tomas Eneroth
(born 1966)
27 July 2017Incumbent3 years, 91 daysSocial DemocraticSMPLöfven I
Löfven II