Morten Steenstrup elected as the new leader of the Oslo Conservatives

Morten SteenstrupPhoto: Terje Bendiksby / NTB

Former parliamentary representative Morten Steenstrup has been elected as the leader of the Oslo Conservatives, the newspaper Avisa Oslo reports. Merete Agerbak-Jensen was chosen as the deputy leader.

Steenstrup was elected without opposing candidates on Saturday, according to the newspaper.

The 68-year-old politician has previously been the State Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and at the Prime Minister’s Office. He was a parliamentary representative between 1981 and 1989 and represented the party in Oslo City Council between 2015 and 2019.

Morten Steenstrup is also the founder of the law firm SANDS.

Deputy leader Merete Agerbak-Jensen has been a deputy representative in the Storting and sat on the City Council in Oslo from 1987 to 1995 and 1999 to 2003. From 2006 to 2009, she was the City Councilor for Urban Development in Oslo.

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