Speaker of the Parliament of Finland

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Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Finland
Eduskunnan puhemies
Riksdagens talman
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Logo of the Parliament
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Incumbent
Matti Vanhanen

since 7 June 2019
Parliament of Finland
SeatHelsinki, Finland
AppointerElected by the Parliament
During the first plenary session every year
Term lengthOne year
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Finland
PrecursorSpeakers of the Diet of Finland
Formation1907
First holderPehr Evind Svinhufvud
DeputyTwo deputy speakers
Salary€ 13,390 per month[1]
Websitewww.eduskunta.fi

The speaker of the Parliament of Finland (Finnish eduskunnan puhemies, Swedish riksdagens talman), along with two deputy speakers, is elected by Parliament during the first plenary session each year.

Speakers are chosen for a year at a time.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.hs.fi/politiikka/art-2000006075916.html
  2. "History of Finnish Parliament". Eduskunta. Archived from the original on 2014-06-06.