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The Riksdag this week

On Tuesday, there will be interpellation debates in the Chamber. Among others, Minister for Climate and the Environment Åsa Romson (Green Party) will reply to an interpellation about the EU's climate and environmental targets for 2030. Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg (Social Democratic Party) will answer a question about the clause on investment guarantees in freetrade agreements with Canada and the USA. On Wednesday, the Committee on EU Affairs will be holding a public meeting. The Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party) will consult the Committee prior to the meeting of the European Council on 23-24 October. Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson (Social Democratic Party) will submit the Government's Budget Bill to the Riksdag on Thursday. This will be followed by a debate between representatives of economic matters from the parties in the Riksdag. On Friday, the Chamber will appoint the members of the Swedish Delegation to the Council of Europe. On the same day, the Government will be consulting the Committee on EU Affairs.

The Speaker received Austria's President

On 8 October, the Speaker Urban Ahlin received the Austrian President Dr Heinz Fischer and a delegation when they visited the Riksdag in connection with the Birgit Nilsson award ceremony.

Debate between party leaders

A debate between party leaders was held on Wednesday 8 October. The debate gave the leaders of all the parties represented in the Riksdag an opportunity to argue in favour of the policies they wish to pursue. The debate was interpreted into English.

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The assembly room of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Photo: the Council of Europe.

The members of the Riksdag work internationally to promote democracy, peace and human rights.

The Riksdag in society

The Riksdag. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand.

The Riksdag, the Government, public authorities and agencies, and municipalities are examples of important actors in our public sector.

Virtual tour

Welcome to this tour of the Swedish Parliament - the Riksdag. Visit its rooms and read about the work, history, art and architecture.

Welcome to this tour of the Swedish Parliament - the Riksdag. Visit its rooms and read about the work, history, art and architecture.