Monday 12 November 2018
The Speaker's proposal for a candidate for prime ministerOn 12 November, the Speaker Andreas Norlén presented a proposal for a candidate for prime minister to the Riksdag. The Speaker's proposal is that the Riksdag approve Ulf Kristersson (Moderate Party) as prime minister, who intends to form a government consisting of representatives of the Moderate Party and the Christian Democrats.
Thursday 8 November 2018
The Speaker will present a proposal to the Riksdag for a candidate for prime minister on 12 November. The Speaker’s proposal will be Ulf Kristersson (Moderate Party). When the proposal is presented, information will also be presented about which parties Ulf Kristersson intends to form a government with.
Wednesday 7 November 2018
Animal owners within the agricultural sector who have cattle or sheep and were affected by the drought in the summer of 2018 will receive special compensation. The Riksdag voted in favour of the Government's proposal.
There will be tabling debates on Monday and Tuesday at which the Speaker's proposal for a new prime minister will be tabled for the first and second time. This means that the matter will be held in abeyance until the next meeting of the Riksdag. On Wednesday at 9 a.m., the Speaker's proposal for prime minister will be put to the vote in the Riksdag. This will be followed by regular debates on proposals on other subjects. The Riksdag will then take a decision on each of these proposals at 4 p.m.
On Thursday, a debate will be held in the Chamber in connection with the presentation of the caretaker government's proposed budget for next year. On Friday, the caretaker government will consult the Committee on EU Affairs prior to meetings in the Council of Ministers. On 16–19 November, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly will be holding a meeting in Canada, in which members of the Riksdag will participate.
There is a special election page containing detailed information on the elections to the Riksdag 2018, including an election calendar here.
The general private members' motions period began on 24 September. During this period, members may submit motions about virtually any subject they wish. The general private members' motions period normally finishes 15 days after the Government has submitted the Budget Bill to the Riksdag.
All debates from the Chamber are broadcast live via the Riksdag webcast service. A few of them are also interpreted into English.
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