Iceland Parliament

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Parliament of Iceland/ Lydvelelid Island

Until 1991 The Al■ing consisted of three chambers: United Al■ing (United Thing), Upper Chamber (Upper House) and Lower Chamber (Lower House). In 1991 it became an uniCßmaral legislature the Al■ing  

Also see Iceland Chairs of Parliament and Iceland Ministers

1949-50 1. Vice-Chairperson of the Upper Chamber Rannveig Ůorsteinsdˇttir
1950-53 2. Vice-Chairperson of the United Al■ing

1959 2. Vice-Chairperson of the United Al■ing Ragnhil­ur Helgadˇttir
1959-60 2. Vice-Chairperson of the Lower Chamber
1961-62 Chairperson of of the Lower Chamber
1962-63 2. Vice-Chairperson of the Lower Chamber
1974-78 Chairperson of the Lower Chamber
She lived (1930-2016).

1979 1. Vice-Chairperson of the Lower Chamber Jˇhanna Sigur­ardˇttir
1983-84 1. Vice-Chairperson of the Lower Chamber
2003-07 4. Vice-Chairperson of the Al■ing
2007-13 President-by-Age
Minister of Social Affairs and Health 1987-91 and Minister of Social Affairs 1991-94 and 2007-09 and Prime Minister 2009-13. Also held various posts in the Social Democratic Party.

1983-87 Chairperson of the Upper Chamber Salome Ůorkelsdˇttir (Thorkelsdottir)
1987-88 2. Vice-Chairperson of the Upper Chamber
1988-91 1. Vice-Chairperson
of the United Al■ing
1991 Chairperson of 
the United Al■ing
1991-95 Chairperson of the Al■ing

1986-87 1. Vice-Chairperson of the Lower Chamber KristÝn Halldˇrsdˇttir
Parliamentary leader of the Womenĺs List 1984-85.

1987-99 1. Vice-Chairperson of the United Al■ing Gu­run Helgasdˇttir
1988-91 Chairperson of the United Al■ing

1987-90 1. Vice-Chairperson of the Upper Chamber Gu­run ┴gnarsdˇttir

1987-88 Secretary of the Upper Chamber Valger­ur SverrÝsdˇttir
1988-89 2. Vice-Chairperson
of the United Al■ing
1990-91 2. Vice-Chairperson
of the United Al■ing
1992-95 1. Vice-Chairperson
of the the  Al■ing
Parliamentary Leader of the Progress Party 1995-99, Vice-Party Chair 2007-08 and Party chair 2008-09, Vice-President of the Nordic Council 1996-99, Minister of Trade and Industry 1999-2006 and Foreign Minister 2006-07,

1990-91 1. Vice-Chairperson Upper Chamber Danfri­ur Skarphe­insdˇttir

1991 1. Vice-Chairperson of the Lower Chamber Kristin Einarsdˇttir
1991 1. Vice-Chairperson
United Al■ing
1992-95 5. Vice-Chairperson
Al■ing

2003-06 2. Vice-Chairperson of the Al■ing JˇnÝna Bjartmarz
Minister of Environment from 2006 and unsucessful candidate for the post of Vice-Chairperson of the Progress Party, Framsˇknarflokkurinn.

2003-05 3. Vice-Chairperson of the Al■ing Sˇlveig PÚtursdˇttir
2005-07 Chairperson
of the Al■ing
Minister of Justice and Church Affairs 1999-2003. Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2003-05. As part of the coalition-agreement, it was desided that she should take over as Chairperson of the Parliament in 2005. Not reelected in 2007. (b. 1954-).

2003-07 5. Vice-Chairperson of the Al■ing ŮurÝ­ur Backman
2007-13 2. Vice-Chairperson
Thuridur was Deputy Group Chairman 1999-2001 and from 2003, and Parliamentary Leader of Vinstrihreyfingin - grŠnt frambo­ (The Left-Green Movement) 2001-02.

2005-07 1. Vice-Chairperson of the Al■ing Rannveig Gu­mundsdˇttir
In 1988-89 Assistant to the Minister of Social Affairs, 1993-94 and 1995-99 Parliamentary Leader of Al■ř­urflokkurin, the Social Democrats, 1994-95 Minister of Social Affairs, Vice-President of the Nordic Council
1998-2005 and President for 2005. Parliamentary Leader of Samfylkingarinnar, the United Left 1999-2003 and from 2005 1. Vice-Chairperson of the Althing.
(b. 1940-).

2005-06 6.
Vice-Chairperson of the Al■ing DrÝfa Hjartardˇttir
The Chairperson and 5 of the 6 vice-presidents were women 2005-06.

2006-07 6.
Vice-Chairperson of the Al■ing SigrÝ­ur Anna ١r­ardˇttir
Chairperson of the Parliament Group of the Independence Party 1998-2003 and Vice-Chairperson 2003-04, President of the Nordic Council 2000-01, Minister of Environment 2004-06 and Minister of Nordic Cooperation 2005-06. (b. 1946-)

2007-09 1.
Vice-Chairperson of the Al■ing ┴sta R. Jˇhannesdˇttir
2009-13 Chairperson
Social Democratic MP from 2000, Minister of Social Affairs in 2009. (b. 1949-).

2007-09 6. Vice-Chairperson of the Al■ing Ragnhei­ur RÝkhar­sdˇttir
2009 3. Vice-Chairperson
2009-13 1. Vice-Chairperson
Parliamentary Leader of SjßlfstŠ­isflokksins from 2013.

2009 5.
Vice-Chairperson of the Al■ing Gu­finna S. Bjarnadˇttir

2009-10 3. Vice-Chairperson Steinunn ValdÝs Ëskarsdˇttir
Vice-Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of Samfylkingin 2007-09.

2009-13 4. Vice-Chairperson Siv Fri­leifsdˇttir
MP for the Framsˇknarflokkur (Progress Party) since 1995 and from 2005 Party Secretary, Minister of Environment and Nordic Cooperation 1999-2004, 2006-07 Minister of Health and Social Security, candidate for the post of Party Chairperson 2006, Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group 2006-09. (b. 1961-).

2009 5. Vice-Chairperson ┴lfhei­ur Ingadˇttir
2010-13  5. Vice-Chairperson
Deputy Chairperson of the Parliament Group of the Left-Green Party in 2009 and since 2011 and Minster of Health 2009-11

2009-13 6. Vice-Chairperson Unnur Brß Konrß­sdˇttir
2017- Chairperson

2010-12 3. Vice-Chairperson SigrÝ­ur Ingibj÷rg Ingadˇttir
The Chairperson and 5 of the 6 vice-presidents are women since 2009.

2011 Chairperson of the Constitutional Council Salv÷r Nordal
Director of the University of Iceland Ethics Institute, she heads the Assembly that is to draw up a proposal for a new constitution of Iceland.

2013-16 2. Vice-Chairperson Silja D÷gg Gunnarsdˇttir

2013-16 2. Vice-Chairperson Valger­ur Gunnarsdˇttir
2016- 4. Vice-Chairperson

2016- 1. Vice-chairperson ١runn Egilsdˇttir

2016- 5. Vice-chairperson Jˇna Sˇlveig ElÝnardˇttir

2016- 6. Vice-chairperson Lilja Rafney Magn˙sdˇttir

 

 

Last update 14.01.17