Magnús Stefánsson

Magnús Stefánsson
  • Date of Birth: October 1st, 1960
  • Party: Progressive Party

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the Western Constituency 1995-1999 and 2001-2003 and for the Northwest Constituency since 2003.
  • Deputy Speaker of Althingi 2007-2008.

Party group

  • Vice-Chairman of the parliamentary group of the Progressive Party since 2003.

Present committees

  • Member of the Committee on Fisheries and Agriculture since 2009.
  • Member of the Committee on the Budget since 2008.
  • Member of the Committee on Credentials since 2003.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly since 2007.

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Committee on Economy and Taxation 2007-2008.
  • Member of the Committee on the Budget 2003-2006 (Chairman 2003-2006).
  • Member of the Committee on the Environment 2001-2005 (Chairman 2001-2003 and vice-chairman 2004-2005).
  • Member of the Committee on Health and Social Security 2000-2001.
  • Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs 2000-2004 and 2006 (Vice-Chairman 2000-2003 and 2006).
  • Member of the Committee on Transport and Communications 1995-1999, 2000-2003, 2004-2006 and 2008 (Vice-Chairman 1995-1999).
  • Member of the Committee on Agriculture 1995-1999 and 2003-2006 (Vice-Chairman 2003-2006).
  • Member of the Committee on Social Affairs 1995-1999 (Vice-Chairman 2000-2003).
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly 2003-2006.
  • Member of the the Icelandic Delegation to the Conference of Parlamentarians of the Arctic Region 2002-2006 (Vice-Chairman 2002-2006).
  • Member of the the Icelandic Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly 2001-2003 (Chairman 2001-2003).
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the IPU 1995-1999.

Ministerial career

  • Minister of Social Affairs 2006-2007.