The Standing Committee on Local Government and Public Administration

The committee's responsibilities are matters relating to local government; regional and rural policy; block grants to municipalities and counties; immigration policy; housing policy; building and construction; regional planning; national minorities; Sami issues except the regulations on election to the Sámi Parliament; matters relating to the organization and operation of government agencies; government administration; personnel policy for state employees including pay; appropriations to the Royal Household; and political party funding and support.

Committee Members

Chair: Ms Karin Andersen (Socialist Left Party)
First Vice Chair: Ms Kari Kjønaas Kjos (Progress Party)
Sevond Vice Chair: Mr Eirik Sivertsen (Labour Party)

Member: Ms Norunn Tveiten Benestad (Conservative Party)
Member: Ms Torhild Bransdal (Christian Democratic Party)
Member: Mr Jon Engen-Helgheim (Progress Party)
Member: Masud Gharahkhani (Labour Party)
Member: Ms Heidi Greni (Centre Party)
Member: Ms Kristin Ørmen Johnsen (Conservative Party)

Member: Mr Stein Erik Lauvås (Labour Party)
Member: Ms Mari Holm Lønseth (Conservative Party)
Member: Mr Willfred Nordlund (Centre Party)
Member: Ms Siri Gåsemyr Staalesen (Labour Party)
Member: Mr Ove Trellevik (Conservative Party)


Mailing address

Kommunal- og forvaltningskomiteen
P.O. Box 1700 Sentrum
0026 Oslo


Committee Secretary

Ms Marianne Brænden
Telephone: +47 23 31 31 30

Committee Secretariat 

Mr Ole Jakob Totland
Telephone: +47 23 31 37 24