Harriet Andreassen

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Harriet Andreassen
Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
In office
3 October 1980 – 14 October 1981
Prime Minister Odvar Nordli
Gro H. Brundtland
Preceded by Inger Louise Valle
Succeeded by Arne Rettedal
Personal details
Born (1925-05-06)6 May 1925
Vikna, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
Died 10 February 1997(1997-02-10) (aged 71)
Rælingen, Akershus, Norway
Political party Labour Party

Harriet Andreassen (6 May 1925 – 10 February 1997) was a Norwegian labour activist and politician for the Labour Party. Born in Vikna, she was secretary of the union Norsk Arbeidsmandsforbund (Union of Norwegian Working Men) from 1967 to 1977, and of the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) from 1977 to 1985. On 3 October 1980, upon the resignation of Inger Louise Valle, she was appointed Minister of Local Government Affairs in the government of Odvar Nordli (1976–1981), and remained in this position throughout the short-lived first government of Gro Harlem Brundtland in 1981.


Political offices
Preceded by
Inger Louise Valle
Norwegian Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
Succeeded by
Arne Rettedal