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Bent Høie

Bent Høie

Norwegian politician
Bent Høie
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Intro Norwegian politician
Is Politician
From Norway
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 4 May 1971, Randaberg
Age 50 years
Star sign Taurus
Peoplepill ID bent-hoie
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Biography

Bent Høie (born 4 May 1971) is a Norwegian politician from the Conservative Party who has been Minister of Health and Care Services since 16 October 2013. He is a representative of Rogaland in the Storting and was first elected in 2001.
Høie was born in Randaberg. He studied law at University of Bergen in 1991 and also attended the Norwegian School of Hotel Management from 1991-93. Høie represented his party in Stavanger Municipal Council and Rogaland County Council.

Storting committees

  • 2005–2009: Member of the Standing Committee on Local Government and Public Administration.
  • 2001–2005: Member of the Standing Committee on Health and Social Affairs.
  • 2000–2001: Member of the Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment

Delegations

  • 2001- : Deputy member of the Norwegian Delegation to the Nordic Council, deputy member of the Norwegian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

Local government

  • 2000-, 1991-1999: Member of the Rogaland County Council
  • 1999-2003: Member of the Stavanger Municipal Council
  • 1999-2000: Member of the Rogaland County Executive Board
  • 1991-1995: Member of the Randaberg Municipal Council

Political appointments

  • 2000- : Chairman of the Stavanger Conservative Party
  • 1997-1999: Deputy chairman of the Rogaland Conservative Party
  • 1995-1999: Political adviser for the Stavanger Conservative Party group in the Municipal Council
  • 1993-1995: Campaign secretary of the Rogaland Conservative Party
  • 1993-1995: Member of the Central Executive Committee of the Young Conservatives of Norway
  • 1990-1992: Chairman of the Rogaland Young Conservatives

In March 2016, Høie was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth, which was co-chaired by presidents François Hollande of France and Jacob Zuma of South Africa.

Other administrative posts

  • 2000- : Chairman of the board of the Dyslexia Research Foundation

Personal life

Høie is openly gay and married to Dag Terje Solvang.

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