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.

Per Westerberg has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since the parliamentary elections in 2006.

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The Speaker receiving Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand.

The Speaker received Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister

The Speaker Per Westerberg received Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh with delegation during their visit to Sweden.

The Speaker participates in Conference of Speakers of EU Parliaments in Vilnius

The Speaker Per Westerberg was among those participating when the Speakers of the European Parliaments met in Vilnius for this Year's Conference of Speakers.

The Speaker Per Westerberg met the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz. Photo: The European Parliament

The Speaker of the Riksdag met the President of the European Parliament

Ahead of the Conference of Speakers of the European Union Parliaments in Vilnius on 6-8 April, the Speaker of the Riksdag Per Westerberg paid an informal visit to the European Parliament in Brussels. One of the items on his agenda was a visit to the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz.

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Interview with Per Westerberg

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

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The Speaker and the Deputy Speakers

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