Swedish Transport Agency

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The Swedish Transport Agency (Swedish: Transportstyrelsen) is a Swedish government agency under the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications. It was formed on 1 January 2009,[1] through a merger of several government agencies, including the Civil Aviation Administration.

It has its headquarters in Norrköping, Sweden.[1]

The agency regulates and inspects transportation systems in Sweden.

Law-breaking and the following loss of security for the agency's computer system[change | change source]

The chief of the agency, Maria Ågren, lost her job in January 2017.

On 27 July 2017 the prime minister announced that two ministers will leave their job: Interior Minister Anders Ygeman and Infrastructure Minister Anna Johansson; this happened because " a no-confidence motion against three of the government's ministers by the opposition Alliance coalition".[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Transportstyrelsen" (in Swedish). Retrieved 15 May 2011. (subscription required)
  2. https://www.thelocal.se/20170727/breaking-swedish-pm-announces-removal-of-two-government-ministers-in-response-to-no-confidence-motion