On Monday 21 January, a Change of Government Council was held at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. The Crown Princess, the Speaker and the new Government took part in the council.
The council was opened by The King, who chaired the meeting, and the Speaker explained about the formation of the Government. The King then noted that a change of Government had taken place in accordance with Chapter 6, Article 4 of the Instrument of Government.
Before The King brought the council to a close, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven spoke about the content of the Statement of Government Policy.
Download a high-resolution image from the press room.
Sweden's new Government is led by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, and consists of 22 ministers in addition to the Prime Minister.
Minister for EU Affairs
Minister for Employment
Minister for Gender Equality, with responsibility for anti-discrimination and anti-segregation work
Minister for Finance
Minister for Financial Markets and Housing, Deputy Minister for Finance
Minister for Public Administration
Minister for Defence
Minister for Infrastructure
Minister for Energy and Digital Development
Minister for Justice and Migration
Minister for Home Affairs
Minister for Culture and Democracy, with responsibility for sport
Minister for Environment and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Enterprise
Minister for Rural Affairs
Minister for Health and Social Affairs
Minister for Social Security
Minister for Education
Minister for Higher Education and Research
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Minister for International Development Cooperation
Minister for Foreign Trade, with responsibility for Nordic affairs