Wednesday 17 May 2017
It is going to be easier for landowners to reclaim their land when people have settled there without permission. As a result of the Riksdag's decision, a new form of assistance - removal - will be introduced.
The Swedish Police should be able to cooperate in a more in-depth manner with foreign authorities in the fight against terrorism and cross-border crime. The Riksdag said yes to the Government's legislative proposal.
Wednesday 3 May 2017
All consumers who are legally residing within the European Economic Area (EEA) are to receive a bank account with basic features. The Riksdag voted in favour of the Government's proposal.
Monday 22 May
This week there will be no debates in the Chamber. Between Monday and Wednesday, the Committee on Foreign Affairs will be visiting New York. On Wednesday, the Government will consult the Committee on EU Affairs and on Thursday and at the weekend, the public are welcome to take part in a guided tour of the Riksdag, in Swedish or English.
The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures. Urban Ahlin (Social Democratic Party) has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since 2014.
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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