Wednesday 20 June 2018
The Riksdag voted in favour of the Government's Spring Fiscal Policy Bill, which contains the Government's proposals for guidelines concerning economic and budget policy.
Newly arrived students in the upper years of compulsory school are to receive an individual study plan within two months of starting school. The plan will outline how students are to meet the requirements for upper-secondary school. In addition, such students are to receive an adapted timetable in which subjects required to enter upper-secondary school are given priority.
A new law is being introduced concerning the responsibilities of contractors' relating to the requirement of employees to have their salary disbursed. An employee who does not receive a salary for work carried out in connection with a building or construction contract must be able to receive payment from another contractor higher up the chain.
The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures. Urban Ahlin (Social Democratic Party) has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since 2014.
Monday 18 June
On Monday, the Riksdag will be debating a number of matters including the scrutiny of the Government by the Committee on the Constitution and EU activities in 2017. On Tuesday, the Riksdag will be debating and deciding on various matters. One of the matters on the agenda is a proposal that more newly arrived pupils should meet the requirements for upper-secondary school.
On Wednesday, the Government will be consulting the Committee on EU Affairs. On the same day, there will be debates and decisions in the Chamber. Economic policy guidelines are among the subjects for debate. When Wednesday's decisions have been taken, business in the Chamber will be concluded. It will then be time for the Speaker to thank the members of parliament who will be leaving the Riksdag.
All debates from the Chamber are broadcast live via the Riksdag webcast service. A few of them are also interpreted into English.
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