Thursday 17 June 2021
On 17 June, 36 members of the Sweden Democrats requested that the Riksdag hold a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party). The vote will be held on Monday 21 June at 10 a.m.
Wednesday 16 June 2021
The Riksdag has voted in favour of the Government's proposed guidelines for economic policy in the Spring Fiscal Policy Bill. The Riksdag has also voted in favour of proposals in this spring's amending budget regarding changes to state revenue and expenditure during 2021, and an extra amending budget containing reduced employers' social security contributions for young people for summer 2021.
Tuesday 15 June 2021
Secrecy will not apply to decisions on support to companies in the case of short-time work, decisions on repayment of such support or decisions on compensation for skills enhancement measures that companies that are granted support are entitled to. The Riksdag voted in favour of the Government's proposal, which will give greater transparency for the public and the media in cases relating to short-time work.
Tuesday 15 June 2021
The Government should as soon as possible look into how Swedish authorities and adoption organisations have processed international adoptions to Sweden from countries such as Chile from the middle of the 20th century up to the present day. The Riksdag urged the Government by way of an announcement to act on this.
One hundred years ago, Sweden became a democracy with the introduction of universal and equal suffrage. The Riksdag is celebrating this by bringing history to life and highlighting various thoughts on democracy in the past, the present and the future. The Riksdag will be arranging a number of events and activities during the democracy celebrations including seminars and exhibitions, and providing study materials. Visit our Celebrate Democracy website to see the materials and to find information on where and when you can participate in the activities and events.
The Celebrate Democracy website (in Swedish)
Debates on proposals.
Debates and decisions on proposals, including on operating licences for personal watercraft.
Debates and decisions on proposals, including on a spring amending budget for 2021 and an additional amending budget.
Members of the Riksdag will be participating in monitoring of the election in Armenia.
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.
The Riksdag and the Riksdag Administration are closely following current events connected to the spread of the coronavirus in Sweden. Several measures have been undertaken to enable the Riksdag to continue working despite the coronavirus.
All debates from the Chamber are broadcast live via the Riksdag webcast service. A few of them are also interpreted into English.
Some of the functions that can be found in the English section are only available in Swedish. These include the search function and parliamentary documents.