Out: Thor Petersen (Finance), Rikke Hvilshøj (Integration)
In: Birthe Rønn Hornbech (Integration), Troels Lund Poulsen (Environment)
Change: Lars Løkke Rasmussen (Interior and Health -> Finance), Karen Jespersen (Social Affairs -> “Welfare” (SA + Interior)), Connie Hedegaard (Environment -> Energy and Climate), Carina Christensen (Families and Consumer Affairs -> Transport), Jacob Axel Nielsen (Transport -> Public Health)
Ecclesiastics change hands from Bertel Haarder (who receives Nordic Cooperation from Connie Hedegaard as his additional charge) to Birthe Rønn Hornbech.
Source: Prime Minister’s Office.
Media commentators have touted a generational change among the Liberals. I’m not sure that the appointment of Karen Jespersen in September and now Birthe Rønn Hornbech points in that direction. This is more like adding safe pairs of hands.