Statsministerens Kontor av Skandinavia
|Office of the Prime Minister|
|Jurisdiction||Statsrådet av Skandinavia|
Statsministerens Kontor (Office of the Prime Minister) is a political and bureaucratic office that assists the Statsminister in the leadership of the Statsrådet and Government. It has since 2013 been led by Prime Minister Ann Nilsson, deputized by nine state secretaries. The office has about 210 employees.
History[edit | edit source]
Since the establishment of the modern Skandinavia government in 1951, the Prime Minister has had secretaries to help him/her with tasks, though these were not collectively assigned to his office until 1961.
Function[edit | edit source]
The office maintains the formal contact between the Government and the Unionsparlamentet and coordinates the participation of the ministers in the debates and question times.
The office assists the Statsminister in leading and coordinating the work of the Government, also by preparing, carrying out and following up government conferences.