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Rights for children and adults in sheltered housing to be strengthened
The Riksdag has voted in favour of new regulations to improve protection of and support to people who need sheltered housing and to strengthen the children's rights perspective for children accompanied by a guardian who are admitted to sheltered housing.
Possible temporary ban on transport of passengers without ID documents
It will be possible for the Government to introduce rules allowing a temporary ban on the transport of passengers without valid ID documents to Sweden from other countries. It will also be possible for the Government to introduce sanction charges for transport companies who violate the ban. The Riksdag has voted in favour of the Government's proposal.
Official visit by the Speaker to Japan
On 5–9 February, the Speaker Andreas Norlén visited Japan together with four members of the Riksdag. The programme included meetings with representatives of the Japanese Parliament.
Certain changes to the regulatory framework on security cases under the Aliens Act
It will be possible to revoke aliens’ passports – which can in certain cases be issued to individuals without a passport and with no opportunity to obtain one – for reasons for security. The Riksdag has voted in favour of the Government’s proposal.
The French President to visit the Riksdag
On 30 January, the Speaker Andreas Norlén received the French President Emmanuel Macron in connection with the President’s state visit to Sweden. The President’s delegation included members of the French Parliament.
Azerbaijani participation in the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly In focus at the winter session
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) held its winter session on 22–26 January. Eight MPs from the Swedish delegation participated. At the session, an urgent debate was held on the situation for children in Ukraine.
New law on preventive exclusion orders
The Riksdag has voted in favour of the Government’s proposal for new legislation on preventive exclusion orders.
Visit by the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia rounded off four years of democratic development cooperation
A delegation from the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia visited the Riksdag on 16–18 January. The visit took place as part of the Riksdag’s democratic development cooperation.
Developments in the Middle East on the agenda at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe’s winter session
Ten members of the Swedish Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will participate in the winter session in Strasbourg on 22–26 January.
Debate between party leaders 17 January
A debate between party leaders was held at the Riksdag on Wednesday 17 January. During the debate, the leaders of all the parties represented in the Riksdag had the opportunity to argue in favour of the policies they wish to pursue.
Tougher penalties for handling of firearms and explosive goods
The Riksdag has voted in favour of the Government's proposal for tougher penalties for the most serious forms of firearms offences, breaches of permit requirements for explosive goods, arms smuggling and smuggling of explosive goods.
New top-up tax for companies in large-scale groups
The Government has proposed a new top-up tax for companies in large-scale groups. The Riksdag has approved the proposal, but with an amendment concerning accounting standards.
Lowering of emission reduction obligation for petrol and diesel
The Riksdag has voted in favour of the Government's proposal for an amendment to the Act on the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from certain fossil fuels.
New nuclear power in Sweden
The Riksdag has voted in favour of the Government's legislative proposal on new nuclear power in Sweden.
More effective tools for internal controls in respect of aliens
The Riksdag has voted in favour of the Government’s proposal to introduce the possibility to carry out searches of aliens in order to look for passports and other identity documents and the possibility of retaining such documents, in connection with internal controls of aliens.
New act on economic sanctions against terrorism
The Riksdag has approved a legislative proposal from the Government concerning the freezing of assets in order to prevent and counter the financing of acts of terrorism.
Extended right to study minority languages at upper secondary school
The Riksdag has approved a proposal from the Government that upper secondary school pupils belonging to any of the national minorities will be offered mother tongue instruction without any requirement that the pupil has prior knowledge of the language.
Amendments to the Aliens Act
The Riksdag has voted in favour of the Government’s proposal on amendments to the Aliens Act. The legislative amendments entail certain stricter conditions for family member immigration and limited possibilities regarding residence permits for humanitarian reasons. The amendments will come into force on 1 December 2023.
Peace, justice and strong institutions dominated the IPU meeting in Angola
On 22–27 October, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) met for the IPU Assembly in Luanda, Angola. The meeting largely focused on parliamentary work for peace, justice and strong institutions. A resolution on trafficking of orphanage children was adopted after extensive debate. The Swedish delegation consisted of four members of the Riksdag.
Additional amending budget for 2023 – Further military equipment to Ukraine
The Riksdag has voted in favour of the Government's proposal to donate military equipment to Ukraine in the form of ammunition, spare parts for previously donated equipment, communication equipment and infantry equipment, such as personal equipment and weapons for infantry combat, which can be spared from the Swedish Armed Forces for a limited time, with a maximum value of SEK 1,657,000,000.