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Björn Bjarnason



Date of Birth: November 14th, 1944
Telephone: +354 5630 500
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Party: Independence Party


Parliamentary Career

      

  • Member of Althingi for the Reykjavík Constituency 1991-2003, for the Reykjavík North Constituency 2003-2007 and for the Reykjavík South Constituency 2007-2009.
  • Deputy Speaker of Althingi 1991-1992.


    Party Group

          

  • Vice-Chairman of the parliamentary group of the Independence Party 1991–1995.


    Present committees

          

  • Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs 2009.
  • Member of the Althingi Special Committee on Constitutional Affairs (latter) 2009.


    Earlier committees

          

  • Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs 1991–1995 and 2002-2003 (Chairman 1992-1995).
  • Member of the Committee on General Affairs 1991–1995.
  • Member of the Committee on Education and Culture 1991–1995.
  • Member of the Althingi Special Committee on Constitutional Affairs 1992-1994.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe 1991–1995 (Chairman 1991-1995).


    Ministerial Career

          

  • Minister of Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs 2003-2009.
  • Minister of Education 1995–2002.

          



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