Heiner Garg

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Heiner Garg (2020)
Heiner Garg (2020)

Heiner Garg (born 9 February 1966 in Freiburg im Breisgau) is a German politician of the Free Democratic Party (FDP).[1]

Early life and career[]

Garg studied economics at the University of Freiburg.

Political career[]

Garg first joined the FDP in 1990. In the 2000 state elections, he became a member of Landtag of Schleswig-Holstein. From 2003 until 2009, he served on the Committee on Social Affairs. Since 2011 Garg has been leader of party FDP in Schleswig-Holstein, succeeding Jürgen Koppelin.

From 2009 to 2012 he served as State Minister for Health Care, Labour and Social Affairs in the government of Minister-President Peter Harry Carstensen of Schleswig-Holstein. After leaving government, he was a member of the State Parliament's Finance Committee from 2012 until 2017.

Since 2017 Garg has again been serving as State Minister of Health Care, Labour and Social Affairs, this time in a coalition government led by Minister-President Daniel Günther.[2] As one of the state's representatives at the Bundesrat, he is a member of the Committee on Health, the Committee on Labour, Integration and Social Policy, and the Committee on Women and Youth.[3] He is also a member of the German-French Friendship Group set up by the Bundesrat and the French Senate.[4]

Personal life[]

Garg lives with his partner in Kiel.[5] In 2020, they got married.[6]


  1. ^ admin. "Minister Dr. Heiner Garg". Landesportal Schleswig-Holstein (in German). Retrieved 26 October 2020.
  2. ^ NDR.de: Gesundheitsminister Garg im dauerhaften Krisenmodus (german)
  3. ^ Heiner Garg Bundesrat.
  4. ^ Heiner Garg Bundesrat.
  5. ^ Queer.de: Sozialminister Heiner Garg will heiraten (german)
  6. ^ Heiner Garg hat Partner geheiratet Kieler Nachrichten, 19 November 2020.

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