Speaker of the Parliament of Finland

legislative chair of the government of Finland

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.

Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Finland
Eduskunnan puhemies
Riksdagens talman
Logo of the Parliament
Jussi Halla-aho

since 20 June 2023
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
First holderPehr Evind Svinhufvud
DeputyTwo deputy speakers
Salary€ 13,390 per month[1]

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

References change

  1. "Eduskunnan puhemiehen palkkioon yli tuhannen euron korotus, toisen kauden kansanedustajien palkkioihin uusi "väliporras"". 17 April 2019.
  2. "History of Finnish Parliament". Eduskunta. Archived from the original on 2014-06-06.