Árni Páll Árnason

Árni Páll Árnason
  • Date of Birth: May 23rd, 1966
  • Party: The Social Democratic Alliance

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the Southwest Constituency since 2007.

Party group

  • Chairman of the Social Democratic Alliance 2013-2016.

Present committees

  • Member of the Constitutional and Supervisory Committee since 2015.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the EFTA and EEA Parliamentary Committees since 2013.
  • Member of the EU-Iceland joint Parliamentary Committee since 2012.

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Economic Affairs and Trade Committee 2013-2015.
  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2012-2013 (1st Deputy Chairman 2012-2013) and 2007-2009 (Deputy Chairman 2007-2009) .
  • Member of the General Affairs Committee 2009 (Chairman 2009).
  • Member of the Education and Culture Committee 2009.
  • Member of the Trade Committee 2007-2009.
  • Member of the Health Committee 2007-2009.
  • Member of The Icelandic delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union, IPU 2012-2013.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Nordic Council 2007-2009 (Chairman 2007-2009).

Ministerial career

  • Minister of Economic Affairs 2010-2011.
  • Minister of Social Affairs and Social Security 2009-2010.