Birgir Ármannsson

Birgir Ármannsson
  • Date of Birth: June 12th, 1968
  • Party: Independence Party

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the Reykjavík South Constituency 2003-2013 and for the Reykjavík North Constituency since 2013.
  • Deputy Speaker of Althingi 2016-2017 and 2003-2007.

Party group

  • Chairman of the parliamentary group of the Independence Party since 2017.

Present committees

  • Member of the Judicial Affairs and Education Committee since 2017.

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2017.
  • Member of the Welfare Committee 2017.
  • Member of the Icelandic delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) 2017 (Chairman 2017).
  • Member of the Credentials Committee 2016-2017, 2013 and 2005-2011 (Chairman 2013 and 2016-2017).
  • Member of the Constitutional and Supervisory Committee 2015-2016 (1st Deputy Chairman 2015-2016).
  • Member of the Environment and Communications Committee 2011-2016.
  • Member of the Special Committee on the Standing Orders of Althingi 2013-2016.
  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2013-2015 (Chairman 2013-2015).
  • Member of the Constitutional and Supervisory Committee 2011-2013.
  • Member of the Environment Committee 2009-2011.
  • Member of the General Affairs Committee 2003-2011 (Chairman 2007-2009).
  • Member of the Trade Committee 2007-2009.
  • Member of the Economy and Trade Committee 2003-2007.
  • Member of the Prosecuting Committee 2010-2012.
  • Member of the Special Committee on the Standing Orders of Althingi 2011-2013.
  • Member of the Althingi Special Committee on Constitutional Affairs (former) 2009.
  • Member of the Althingi Special Committee on Constitutional Affairs (latter) 2009.
  • Member of the Althingi Special Committee on Constitutional Affairs 2005-2007 (Chairman 2006-2007).
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly 2013-2016.
  • Member of the EU-Iceland joint Parliamentary Committee 2013 (Chairman 2013).
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the WEU Assembly 2007-2009.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe 2005-2007 (Chairman 2005-2007).
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the West Nordic Council 2003-2005 (Chairman 2003-2005).