Jón Bjarnason

Jón Bjarnason
  • Date of Birth: December 26th, 1943
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Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the North Western Constituency 1999-2003 and for the Northwest Constituency since 2003.

Party group

  • Chairman of the Left Green Movement's parliamentary group 2009.

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2012-2013.
  • Member of the Economic Affairs and Trade Committee 2012-2013.
  • Member of the Economy and Taxation Committee 2009.
  • Member of the Budget Committee 1999-2009 (Vice-Chairman 2009).
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Conference of Parlamentarians of the Arctic Region 2007-2009.
  • Member of the Trade Committee 2007-2009.
  • Member of the Fisheries Committee 2006-2007.
  • Member of the Agriculture Committee 2003-2007.
  • Member of the Transport and Communications Committee 1999-2003.
  • Member of the EU-Iceland joint Parliamentary Committee 2012-2013.

Ministerial career

  • Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture 2009-2011.