The Speaker

The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative and leads and plans the work of the Riksdag.

Latest news

  • Parliamentary NATO summit

    On 8–9 July, a parliamentary summit will take place in Washington, USA. From the Riksdag, Karin Enström (Moderate Party), Chair of the delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, will be participating.

  • Chilean President visits the Riksdag

    The Speaker Andreas Norlén received the President of Chile Gabriel Boric Font on 14 June for a meeting at the Riksdag. Members of the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Industry and Trade, Transport and Communications and Education also participated in the meeting.

  • Colombian President to visit the Riksdag

    The Speaker Andreas Norlén will host a dinner with the Colombian President Gustavo Petro Urrego on 12 June in connection with the President's official visit to Sweden. The visit is the culmination of this year’s 150th anniversary of bilateral relations between Sweden and Colombia

  • King and Queen of Denmark visit the Riksdag

    The Speaker Andreas Norlén received the King of Denmark Frederik X and Queen Mary in connection with their state visit to Sweden on 6 May. During their visit to the Riksdag, the royal couple also met the party group leaders of the Riksdag.

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Photo of the Speaker and the Deputy Speakers.
Photo: Melker Dahlstrand//Swedish Parliament

The presiding officers

Standing, from the left, Third Deputy Speaker Kerstin Lundgren (Centre Party), the Speaker Andreas Norlén, First Deputy Speaker Kenneth G Forslund (Social Democratic Party), Second Deputy Speaker Julia Kronlid (Sweden Democrats).

CV: The Speaker

The CV contains more detailed information about the Speaker Andreas Norlén.

CV: Deputy Speakers

Deputy Speakers

Map of Europe. Illustration.

The Riksdag’s part in the Presidency of the EU

Sweden held the Presidency of the Council of the EU from January to June 2023. Here you can find further information regarding the Riksdag's part in the Presidency, also known as the parliamentary dimension.

The website for the Rikdag’s part in the Presidency of the EU

About the Speaker

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

The tasks of the Speaker

Deputy Speakers

Kenneth G Forslund (Social Democratic Party) is First Deputy Speaker, Julia Kronlid (Sweden Democrats) Second Deputy Speaker and Kerstin Lundgren (Centre Party) is Third Deputy Speaker.

The Deputy Speakers

Contact the Speaker

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