Meet the New Parliament of 2019


The new government led by Antti Rinne is filled with 11 women ministers of the 19 minister cabinet. The Parliament consists of the five coalition parties which include the Green Party, Left Alliance, Swedish Democratic Party, and the Centre Party led by the Social Democratic Party.


Social Democratic Party

Antti Rinne as the Prime Minister

Tytti Tuppurainen as the Minister for European Affairs

Sirpa Paatero as the  Minister of Local Goverment and Ownership Steering

Ville Skinnari as the Minister for Development and Foreign Trade

Krista Kiuru as the Minister of Family Affairs and Social Services

Sanna Marin as the Minister of Transport and Communications

Timo Harakka as the Minister of Employment


The Centre Party

Mika Lintilä as the Minister of Finance

Katri Kulmuni as the Minister of Economic Affairs

Antti Kaikkonen as the Minister of Defense

Jari Leppä as the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry

Annikka Saarikko as the Minister of  Science and Culture


The Greens

Pekka Haavisto as the Minister for Foreign Affairs

Krista Mikkonen as the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change

Maria Ohisalo as the Minister of the Interior


Left Alliance

Li Andersson as the Minister of Education

Aino- Kaisa Pekonen as the Minister of Social Affairs and Health


Swedish People’s Party

Anna- Maija Henriksson as the Minister of Justice

Thomas Blomqvist as the Minister for Nordic Cooperation and Equality