Tuesday 18 June 2019
The Riksdag voted in favour of the Government's proposals in the spring revised budget for changes to revenue and expenditure for 2019, as well as amended use of appropriations.
Monday 17 June 2019
On 14 June, the Speaker Andreas Norlén received the South Korean President Moon Jae-in, on an official visit to Sweden.
On Monday, there will be debates, among other things on protection of designations covered by the EU's trade agreement with Japan. One of the topics of Tuesday's debates will be the spring revised budget for 2019.
The Committee on EU Affairs will be holding a public meeting on Wednesday. During the meeting, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party) will be consulting the Committee prior to the meeting of the European Council on 20-21 June. On the same day, there will be debates and decisions and a formal conclusion of business before the summer break.
The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures. Andreas Norlén (Moderate Party) has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since 2018.
Celebrate democracy! On 17 December 1918, the Riksdag took its historic decision in principle to introduce universal and equal suffrage. On this day exactly one hundred years later, the Riksdag has begun celebrations to commemorate the advent of democracy. From 2018 until 2022, as part of the celebrations the Riksdag will be arranging seminars and exhibitions and producing special study materials to serve as inspiration for discussions on democracy and its future. You are invited to take part!
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