Minister for Consumer Affairs (Sweden)

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Minister for Consumer Affairs
Sveriges konsumentminister
Bengt K.Å. Johansson
Formation1985
Website[1]

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

The minister is responsible for issues regarding consumer protection. The position of Minister for Consumer Affairs has usually been held by a minister as a part of a wider ministerial portfolio, and it has sorted under different ministries throughout the years.

List of ministers for consumer affairs

No. Portrait Minister
(Born–Died)
Tenure Political party
Cabinet
Took office Left office Duration
1
Bengt K.Å. Johansson

(1937–2021)
17 October 1985 4 October 1988 2 years, 353 days Social Democrats
Palme II
S
Carlsson I
S
2 Margot Wallström
(born 1954)
4 October 1988 4 October 1991 3 years, 0 days Social Democrats
Carlsson I
S
Carlsson II
S
3
Inger Davidsson

(born 1944)
4 October 1991 7 October 1994 3 years, 3 days Christian Democrats
Carl Bildt
MFPCKD
4 Marita Ulvskog
(born 1951)
7 October 1994 22 March 1996 1 year, 167 days Social Democrats
Carlsson III
S
5 Leif Blomberg
(1941–1998)
22 March 1996 2 March 1998 † 1 year, 345 days Social Democrats
Persson
S
6 Lars Engqvist
(born 1945)
25 March 1998 7 October 1998 196 days Social Democrats
7 Britta Lejon
(born 1964)
7 October 1998 15 October 2002 4 years, 8 days Social Democrats
8 Ann-Christin Nykvist
(born 1948)
15 October 2002 6 October 2006 3 years, 356 days Social Democrats
9 Nyamko Sabuni
(born 1969)
6 October 2006 5 October 2010 3 years, 364 days Liberal People's
Reinfeldt
MCFPKD
10 Birgitta Ohlsson
(born 1975)
5 October 2010 3 October 2014 3 years, 363 days Liberal People's
11 Per Bolund
(born 1971)
3 October 2014 21 January 2019 4 years, 110 days Green
Löfven
SMP
12 Ardalan Shekarabi
(born 1978)
21 January 2019 1 October 2019 253 days Social Democrats
Löfven II
SMP
13 Lena Micko
(born 1955)
1 October 2019 30 November 2021 2 years, 60 days Social Democrats
Löfven III
SMP
14 Max Elger
(born 1973)
30 November 2021 18 October 2022 322 days Social Democrats
Andersson
S
14 Erik Slottner
(born 1980)
18 October 2022 1 year, 129 days Christian Democrats
Kristersson
MKDL

Other positions of the ministers and ministry history

Name Other positions Ministry Term
 
Bengt K.Å. Johansson
Minister for the Salary and Deputy Minister for Finance Ministry of Finance 1985–1988
  Margot Wallström Minister for Religious Communities
Minister for the Youth
Ministry of Civil Affairs / Ministry of the Interior 1988–1998
 
Inger Davidsson
Minister for Civil Affairs
  Marita Ulvskog
  Leif Blomberg Minister for Integration
Minister for Sports
Minister for the Youth
  Lars Engqvist
Minister for Home Affairs
  Britta Lejon Deputy Minister for Justice
Minister for Democracy
Minister for the Youth
Ministry of Justice 1998–2002
  Ann-Christin Nykvist Minister for Agriculture Ministry of Agriculture 2002–2006
  Nyamko Sabuni Minister for Integration
Minister for Gender Equality
Ministry of Integration and Gender Equality 2006–2010
  Birgitta Ohlsson Minister for EU Affairs
Minister for Democracy
The Prime Minister's Office 2010–2014
  Per Bolund Minister for Financial Markets
Deputy Minister for Finance
Ministry of Finance 2014–2019
  Ardalan Shekarabi Minister for Public Administration Ministry of Finance 2019
  Lena Micko Minister for Public Administration Ministry of Finance 2019–2021
  Max Elger Minister for Financial Markets Ministry of Finance 2021–present

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