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Half way to foreign

Kristin Halvorsen joins the Foreign Affairs Committee as an ordinary member. SV gets two committee leaders in the new parliament.

SV leader Kristin Halvorsen takes the step out of the Control and Constitution Committee, and into the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Storting. Ågot Valle will chair the Control and Constitution Committee, while Rolf Reikvam will chair the Education Committee. Most of SV's old parliamentary representatives hold their seats – the exception is Ågot Valle who leaves the Family and Culture Committee – while the tension has been linked to the freshmen in the Storting.

Many had expected that the former leader of the Nature Conservation Association and Nature and Youth, Heidi Sørensen, would get a seat on the Energy and Environment Committee. Instead, another new representative with an environmental background ended up here: Ingvild Vaggen Malvik from Sør-Trøndelag has been chairman of the board of Framtiden in our hands, and in her time resigned from the Labor Party due to the gas power case. Heidi Sørensen ends up on the Transport Committee, and thus still gets to work with environmental issues. As an Oslo representative, she also gets the opportunity to focus on environmental and transport issues in the capital, not least in the congested area. . .

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