The cabinet of Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt is the current cabinet of Denmark. It is a coalition government between the Social Democrats, Social Liberal party and Socialist People’s Party. The cabinet was announced on 3 October 2011.
At the parliamentary election on 15 September 2011, the governing Liberal Party remained the single largest party with the addition of one seat while the Social Democrats lost a seat. However, a three-party coalition of opposition parties together with the supporting Red-Green Alliance won a larger share of seats than the incumbent Liberal-Conservative government and their supporting parties the Liberal Alliance and Danish People’s Party. Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen then tendered the cabinet's resignation to Queen Margrethe II on 16 September, following which she met with the leaders of all parties. She then tasked Social Democrat Helle Thorning-Schmidt with negotiating the formation of a new government. Rasmussen's cabinet remained in office as a until 3 October, when Thorning-Schmidt's cabinet was sworn in making her the first female Prime Minister. The and the Socialist People's Party also became part of the three-party government. It was the first time the Socialist People's Party joined a government since its foundation in 1959.
The Social Democrats have eleven ministers including the Prime Minister. The smaller Social Liberal Party and Socialist People's Party each have six ministers.
More information about the ministries and ministers of the Government of Denmark.