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

List of committee members


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

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Committee members
Role Name Political Party
Chair Andersen, Karin Socialist Left Party
First Vice Chair Njåstad, Helge André Progress Party
Second Vice Chair Lauvås, Stein Erik Labour Party
Member Benestad, Norunn Tveiten Conservative Party
Member Bransdal, Torhild Christian Democratic Party
Member Eidsheim, Torill Conservative Party
Member Engen-Helgheim, Jon Progress Party
Member Gharahkhani, Masud Labour Party
Member Greni, Heidi Centre Party
Member Nordlund, Willfred Centre Party
Member Sivertsen, Eirik Labour Party
Member Staalesen, Siri Gåsemyr Labour Party
Member Thommessen, Olemic Conservative Party
Member Trellevik, Ove Conservative Party