Worldwide Guide to Women
Faeroes Islands Parties
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1990-93 Chairperson of the Social Democrats
Minister of Justice and Premier Minister
1991-98 Chairperson of the People's Alliance Ingeborg Vinther
1993-98 Chairperson of of the Paliamentary
Group of Sjálvstýrisflokkurin Self-Rule/Independence-Party Helena Dam á Neystabø
1994-200 1Party Chairperson
Member of the government 1998-2001, and again 2008-11 as Social Democrat.
Circa 2000-04 Vice-Chairperson of the Social
Democrats (Javnaðarflokkurin) Jansy Olsen
Mayor of Mykines 1997-2000
2001-04 Chairperson of Sambandsflokurin Lisbeth
Vice-Chairperson of the Lógting 1990-92, Deputy Mayor 1984-92 and Mayor of Tórshavn 1992-96. Before the 2004-elections she had been considered the favourite to become premier, but her poor performance during the election-campagn caused heavy losses for the party, and she resigned the day after the elections. Member of the Lógting until 2008 and until 2005 of the Danish Folketing (as the first Faeorish woman) (b. 1939-).
2004-? Vice-Chairperson of the Social
Democrats (Javnaðarflokkurin) Helena Eliasen
Circa 2004-? Vice-Chairperson of the Sjálvstýrisflokkurin (Independence Party) Ása Olsen
2008 and 2011- Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of Tjóðveldi Annita á Fríðriksmørk
MP from 1998, Member of the Government in 2003. Substitute Member of the Danish Folketing from 2007, and when the elected member and party leader, Høgni Hoydal, became member of the government in 2008, she was supposed to take his seat, but was on maternity leave for some months. (b. 1968-).
2008 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of Tjóðveldi Bergtóra Høgnadóttir Joensen
In office during the absence of leave of Annita a Fridriksmørk
2011- Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of Javnaðarflokkurin Eyðgunn Jana Samuelsen
Last update 25.11.11