Voteringstavlan där man ser hur omröstningen gick. Nedanför talmanspodiet med talmän och tjänstemän Photo: Melker Dahlstrand

No to Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party) as Prime Minister

Friday 14 December 2018

The Speaker's second proposal for a new prime minister was put to the vote in the Chamber on 14 December. The Speaker proposed Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party). The Riksdag voted against the proposal, as more than half of the members of the Riksdag voted against it.

Fredspristagare Denis Mukwege och talman Andreas Norlén på väg in i andrakammarsalen under applåder. Photo: Anders Löwdin

Seminar with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Friday 14 December 2018

On 12 December, the Swedish Parliament held a seminar with Doctor Denis Mukwege, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018. The seminar can be watched via the Riksdag webcast service.

Updated information about the formation of government

Monday 10 December 2018

The Speaker has received a report today from Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party) regarding the parties' discussions on the matter of forming a new government. The Speaker has also spoken to Annie Lööf (Centre Party) and Jan Björklund (Liberal Party), and has notified the Deputy Speakers of these talks.

Next step in the formation of a government

Wednesday 5 December 2018

The Speaker Andreas Norlén has allowed for more time before a proposal for prime minister is presented to the Riksdag.

The Speaker announces proposal for Prime Minister

Friday 23 November 2018

Today, on 23 November, the Speaker Andreas Norlén has announced that he intends to present a proposal for a candidate for prime minister to the Riksdag on Monday 3 December. The Speaker's proposed candidate will be Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party).

Press meeting with the Speaker on 23 November

Thursday 22 November 2018

On Friday 23 November, the Speaker Andreas Norlén will hold a press meeting.

No to Ulf Kristersson (Moderate Party) as prime minister

Wednesday 14 November 2018

The Speaker's proposal for a new prime minister was put to the vote in the Chamber on 14 November. The Speaker's proposal was Ulf Kristersson (Moderate Party). The Riksdag voted against the Speaker's proposal, as more than half of the members of the Riksdag; voted against him.

The Speaker and New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister Photo: Riksdagsförvaltningen

The Speaker receives New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister

Wednesday 14 November 2018

The Speaker Andreas Norlén received New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Rt Hon Winston Peters on 9 November.

Andreas Norlén and Ulf Kristersson (M) Photo: Riksdagsförvaltningen

The Speaker's proposal for a candidate for prime minister

Monday 12 November 2018

On 12 November, the Speaker Andreas Norlén presented a proposal for a candidate for prime minister to the Riksdag. The Speaker's proposal is that the Riksdag approve Ulf Kristersson (Moderate Party) as prime minister, who intends to form a government consisting of representatives of the Moderate Party and the Christian Democrats.

Timetable for voting in the Chamber on proposals for prime minister

Thursday 8 November 2018

The Speaker will present a proposal to the Riksdag for a candidate for prime minister on 12 November. The Speaker’s proposal will be Ulf Kristersson (Moderate Party). When the proposal is presented, information will also be presented about which parties Ulf Kristersson intends to form a government with.

The Speaker's proposal for a candidate for prime minister

Monday 5 November 2018

The Speaker Andreas Norlén intends to present a proposal to the Riksdag for a candidate for prime minister on 12 November. The Speaker's proposed candidate will be Ulf Kristersson (Moderate Party).

Press meeting with the Speaker on Monday 5 November

Monday 5 November 2018

The Speaker Andreas Norlén will be holding a press meeting to talk about the next steps in the process of forming a government.

Speaker to meet representatives of the parties on Monday 15 October

Monday 15 October 2018

The Speaker of the Riksdag Andreas Norlén will continue his talks with the representatives of the parties in the Riksdag on 15 October.

Statement by the Speaker on Ulf Kristersson's (Moderate Party) progress report

Tuesday 9 October 2018

The Speaker Andreas Norlén met Ulf Kristersson (Moderate Party) today in order to receive a progress report on the task of exploring the possibilities of forming a government.

Talman Andreas Norlén hälsar på Ulf Kristersson (M). Photo: Melker Dahlstrand

The Speaker has given Ulf Kristersson (Mod) the task of exploring possibilities of forming a government

Tuesday 2 October 2018

Today, the Speaker Andreas Norlén has given Ulf Kristersson (Moderate Party) the task of exploring the possibilities of forming a government.

The Speaker to meet representatives from the Riksdag parties for new talks

Friday 28 September 2018

The Speaker Andreas Norlén is to call the representatives of the parties in the Riksdag for new talks on Tuesday 2 October.

Andreas Norlén (M) Photo: Anders Löwdin

Andreas Norlén elected Speaker of the Riksdag

Monday 24 September 2018

The Riksdag has elected Andreas Norlén as the new Speaker. Åsa Lindestam (SocDem) was elected First Deputy Speaker. Lotta Johnsson Fornarve (Lft) was elected Second Deputy Speaker and Kerstin Lundgren (Cen) was elected Third Deputy Speaker.

Speaker Urban Ahlin shaking hands with the President of the German Parliament (Bundestag) Wolfgang Schäuble. Photo: Achim Mende

Speaker leads delegation to Germany

Thursday 28 June 2018

On 25 – 27 June, the Speaker Urban Ahlin led a delegation of members of the Riksdag during an official visit to Germany. The agenda included a meeting with the President of the German Parliament (Bundestag) Wolfgang Schäuble.

The Riksdag Board proposes changes to the Riksdag’s work on EU matters

Wednesday 20 June 2018

The Riksdag Board has decided to put forward a number of proposals in a submission concerning EU work in the Riksdag. The submission is based on the report produced by the all-party committee tasked with examining the Riksdag’s work on EU matters.

Speaker of the Croatian Parliament visits the Riksdag

Friday 27 April 2018

The Speaker of the Croatian Parliament Gordan Jandroković visited Stockholm on 24-26 April on an official visit at the invitation of the Speaker Urban Ahlin.