The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures.

The Speaker's tasks include presiding over the meetings of the Chamber. He is assisted by three Deputy Speakers.

Urban Ahlin has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since the parliamentary elections in 2014.

Latest news


The Speaker meets the speakers from the Nordic countries

On 29 October, the Speaker Urban Ahlin met his Nordic colleagues at the Nordic Council session, which is being held in Stockholm and at the Riksdag. This was the first time that the Speaker had met all the Speakers from the Nordic countries. The Speakers from the Faroe Islands and Åland also participated in the meeting.

Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan visits the Riksdag

The Speaker Urban Ahlin received the Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan Syed Nayyar Hussain Bokhari and delegation on 23 October.

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.

Press officials

If you are a journalist with questions about the Speaker, please contact the Speaker’s Press Secretary.

Press photos

The Speaker and the Deputy Speakers

Press photos of the Speaker and Deputy Speakers will be available together with other photos from the Riksdag.