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Steingrímur J. Sigfússon



Date of Birth: August 4th, 1955
Telephone: +354 5630 500
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Party: Left-Green Movement

  • Chairman of the Left-Green Movement 1999-2013.


    Parliamentary Career

          

  • Member of Althingi for the North Eastern Constituency 1983-2003 and for the Northeast Constituency since 2003.
  • Deputy Speaker of Althingi since 2013.


    Party Group

          

  • Chairman of the Parliamentary group of the People's Alliance 1987–1988.


    Present committees

          

  • Member of the Economic Affairs and Trade Committee since 2013.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Nordic Council since 2013, 2006-2007 and 1996-2005.


    Earlier committees

          

  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 1999-2009.
  • Member of the Social Affairs Committee 1999-2003.
  • Member of the Economy and Trade Committee 1991–1999.
  • Member of the Fisheries Committee 1991-1998 (Chairman 1995–1998).
  • Member of the Althingi Special Committee on Constitutional Affairs 2004-2005.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe 2007-2009.
  • Member of the PACE Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men 2008-2009 (Chairman 2008-2009).
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the West Nordic Council 1991–1995.


    Ministerial Career

          

  • Minister of Industries and Innovation 2012-2013.
  • Minister of Economic Affairs and of Fisheries and Agriculture 2011-2012.
  • Minister of Finance 2009-2011.
  • Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture 2009.
  • Minister of Agriculture and Communications 1988–1991.

          



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