- Lars Barfoed
Lars Barfoed (born
July 4, 1957) is a Danish politicianrepresenting the Conservative People's Party. He served as Minister for Family and Consumer Affairs from February 18, 2005to December 14, 2006.
A report from
Rigsrevisionenhad criticized the food quality inspections which is his ministry's responsibility, as well as the information which Barfoed had passed on to Folketingetabout the problems. The Danish People's Partyannounced that it no longer had confidence in him on December 13, meaning that there was a risk that a majority in the Folketing no longer supporting Barfoed. Barfoed resigned his office the same day with effect from December 14. [cite news|title=Lars Barfoed forlader regeringen|publisher=Jyllands-Posten|date= 2006-12-13|url=http://www.jp.dk/indland/artikel:aid=4134020 da icon] Later on it was concluded from the report that the situation only had become better while Barfoed was in office, and that the problems was dating back to former Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Ritt Bjerregaard.Fact|date=September 2008
He has been Minister for Transportation since
September 10, 2008.
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