- Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen II
Anders Fogh Rasmussenretained his parliamentary support in the 2005 Danish parliamentary election, and was able to continue as head of his government. On 18 February 2005, he presented his updated cabinet, the Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen II. The main issues of the cabinet has so far been an administrative reform that slashed the number of municipalities and replaced the thirteen counties with five regions. Anders Fogh Rasmussen has referred to the reform as "the biggest reform in thirty years". Furthermore, a reform of the police and judicial systems is as of 1 January 2007being implemented, changing the numbers of police districts and city courts from 54 to 12 and 82 to 22 respectively. Rasmussen retained parliamentary support in the 2007 election and continued as Prime Minister in the Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen III, formed on 23 November 2007.
8 June 2005somebody made an arson attack on Minister for Refugees, Immigrants and Integration Rikke Hvilshøj's home. Rikke Hvilshøj, her husband, and her two small children escaped unharmed. It is not clear who was behind the attack (Though one unknown group has claimed responsibility), or what the motive were. Following the attack security was stepped up for several ministers. [http://politiken.dk/VisArtikel.iasp?PageID=382049]
*In January 2006 Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen became embroiled in the controversy of the Muhammad cartoons which initially were published in the Danish newspaper "
13 December 2006 Lars Barfoedwas forced to resign as Minister of Family and Consumption because of issues with the ministry's food inspections. Carina Christensenwas named as Barfoed's replacement.
21 February 2007Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen said that the 460 Danish troops in Iraqwill have left by August.
Changes from the
Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen I
Bertel Haarderchanged from being Minister for Development Cooperation and Minister for Refugees, Immigrants and Integration to being Church Minister and Minister of Education.
Tove Fergo, who failed to get reelected to parliament (though that is not a requirement for a minister) was replaced as Church Minister.
Ulla Tørnæsswitched from being Minister of Education to being Minister for Development Cooperation.
Rikke Hvilshøjwas appointed Minister for Refugees, Immigrants and Integration.
Lars Barfoedreplaced Henriette Kjæras Minister of Family and Consumption, after there had been some criticism Henriette Kjær because her personal finances were in disorder. Barfoed himself resigned effective December 14, 2006.
List of ministers and portfolios
Some periods in the table below start before
18 February 2005or end after 23 November 2007because the minister was also in the Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen Ior III.
* [http://www.folketinget.dk/BAGGRUND/00000045/00232611.htm List of Danish governments] - From the official website of
* [http://www.stm.dk/Index/mainstart.asp?o=12&n=1&h=4&s=1 List of ministers] - From the Prime Ministers office.
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