Leif Jørgen Aune

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Leif Jørgen Aune
Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
In office
16 October 1973 – 11 January 1978
Prime Minister Trygve Bratteli
Odvar Nordli
Preceded by Johan Skipnes
Succeeded by Arne Nilsen
State Secretary for the Ministry of Local Government
In office
19 March 1971 – 18 October 1972
Prime Minister Trygve Bratteli
Minister Johan Skipnes
Personal details
Born (1925-06-07) 7 June 1925 (age 93)
Bodø, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Labour Party
Occupation Economist, politician

Leif Jørgen Aune (born 7 June 1925, in Bodø) is a Norwegian economist and politician for the Labour Party.

From 1971 to 1972, in the first cabinet Bratteli, Aune was appointed state secretary in the Ministry of Local Government and Labour. He left the position when the first cabinet Bratteli fell in 1972, and from 1973 to 1978 he served as Minister of Local Government and Labour in the second cabinet Bratteli and the cabinet Nordli. He resigned on 11 January 1978.

Outside politics he graduated as cand.oecon. in 1951 and worked mainly with regional development. He was director of the Regional Development Fund from 1978 to 1990. In addition he was a member of the board of Christiania Bank og Kreditkasse, Ullevål University Hospital as well as various other councils, boards and agencies.


Political offices
Preceded by
Johan Skipnes
Norwegian Minister of Local Government and Labour
Succeeded by
Arne Nilsen
Government offices
Preceded by
Reidar Carlsen
Director of the Regional Development Fund
Succeeded by
Terje Stubberud
Preceded by
Trygve Hegnar
Chair of Ullevål Hospital
Succeeded by
Lars Haukaas