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 visited Lithuania

On 20 November, the Speaker of the Riksdag Urban Ahlin visited Vilnius for bilateral meetings with the Lithuanian Speaker Loreta Graužinienė and Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius.

Working group proposes code of conduct for MPs

A working group consisting of members from all of the Riksdag parties have investigated the possibility of introducing a code of conduct for Swedish MPs. They have come to the conclusion that there are great advantages to be gained from such a code. The Chair of the group Susanne Eberstein (Social Democratic Party) has therefore today presented a proposed code of conduct to the Speaker of the Riksdag Urban Ahlin.

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.

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.