Sven Hulterström

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Sven Hulterström
Georg Andersson
Minister of Health and Social Affairs
In office
Prime MinisterIngvar Carlsson
Personal details
Born (1938-05-14) 14 May 1938 (age 85)
Political partySocial Democratic Party

Sven Hulterström (born 14 May 1938) is a Swedish social democrat politician who held several political and government posts, including minister of communications (Transport) and minister of health and social affairs. In addition, he was a long-term member of the Riksdag.


Hulterström was born on 14 May 1938.[1][2] He was a member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party.[1] He worked at the Gothenburg City Council in the period 1971–1985 and served as the chairman of the municipal board for two terms, in the periods 1976–1979 and 1982–1985.[2] During his term Hulterström was one of the leading figures in the regionalisation process and was instrumental in the establishment of the county of Västra Götaland.[3]

Hulterström was the minister of communications (Transport) in the period 1985–1989 and minister of health and social affairs between 1989 and 1990.[2] The cabinets were led by first Olof Palme and then by Ingvar Carlsson.[4]

Hulterström was elected to the Riksdag in 1985 and served there until 2002.[2] He held several posts at the Riksdag, including the chairman of the general assembly from 1998 to 2002.[2] In 2003 he was named as the chairman of Stokab, an infrastructure company owned by the Stockholm Municipality.[5]

In November 2019 a book entitled Sven Hulterström – Ett liv i politikens centrum was published by the author Mats Wångersjö.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Start Ledamöter & partier Sven Hulterström (S)" (in Swedish). Sveriges Riksdag. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e Anders Svennson (14 April 2017). "Sven Hulterström" (in Swedish). Det Gamla Göteborg. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  3. S2CID 154627153
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  5. ^ "Sven Hulterström ordförande för Stokab". Computer Sweden (in Swedish). 8 September 2003. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  6. ^ "Boksläpp: Sven Hulterström – Ett liv i politikens centrum" (in Swedish). Socialdemokraterna Goteborg. 28 November 2019. Retrieved 26 October 2021.

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