The 15 parliamentary committees

There are 15 committees in the Riksdag, each with its own area of responsibility. These areas are usually indicated in the name of the committee. When necessary, temporary or special committees may also be set up.

The Committee on Civil Affairs holds a meeting.

The members of the Riksdag devote a significant part of their time to committee work. It is at committee meetings that the members decide what position to adopt on various proposals. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand

The Committee on Civil Affairs
The Committee on the Constitution
The Committee on Cultural Affairs
The Committee on Defence
The Committee on Education
The Committee on Environment and Agriculture
The Committee on Finance
The Committee on Foreign Affairs
The Committee on Health and Welfare
The Committee on Industry and Trade
The Committee on Justice
The Committee on the Labour Market
The Committee on Social Insurance
The Committee on Taxation
The Committee on Transport and Communications