Country: Sweden
  • BRU:
    ASP 07F155 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845822
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849822
  • STR:
    LOW T09038 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175822
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179822
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Moderaterna
  • Member - EPP Heads of National Delegation
  • Member - EPP Bureau
  • Member - EU-Serbia
  • Member - Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Substitute - Money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion
  • Substitute - Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
  • Substitute - Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia
  • Substitute - Industry, Research and Energy

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1952. Ystad. B.A. in Business Administration, University of Lund, Officer in the Reserve of the Armoured Forces. Product Manager, Swedish Unilever, 1976-1980, Chairman of the Moderate Youth Federation, 1979-1984, President, DEMYC, 1981-1983, Executive Director, think tank Timbro Idé, 1986-1991. Party Secretary-General, 1991-2000, Managing Director of the Institute of Reform, 2000-2002, Member of the Royal Council for Foreign Affairs, 1991-1994, Chairman, Jarl Hjalmarson-Foundation, 1994-2000. Member Swedish Parliament, 1982-2004, Member Committee of Finance and Spokesman on Economic Affairs, 1999-2002, Chairman Committee on the Constitution. Director Foundation for Public Service Broadcasting in Sweden. Chairman of the International Committee of the Moderate Party. Chairman - Sweden-Israel Friendship Association. Cross of Commander for the Order of Merits to Lithuania. MEP since 2004.



30.06.2016 - 12:25

An urgent appeal to the Vice-President of the Iranian Parliament Ali Motahari

On the basis of the information we had the opportunity to gather, it is our opinion that Dr. Mohammad Ali Taheri (born 1956) is not a political leader or engaged in opposition activities. He has legally founded a psychological institute which...
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14.10.2013 - 19:14

EAN: EU policies should help Member States work together

The Network of National Parliamentarians in charge of European Affairs and Members of the EPP Group in the European Parliament met to discuss the best solutions to fight unemployment, youth unemployment in particular, and the role of Small and...
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20.05.2013 - 16:00

Bailouts for banks by owners and creditors, not taxpayers

The Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (RRD) is a cornerstone of the legislative initiatives on financial services currently being processed by the EU institutions. It seeks to correct the long-lasting problem of banks being too big to fail by...


Press releases

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14.12.2016 - 21:16

First steps for 5G in Europe: political agreement reached

“We have now reached an agreement with the Council on the freeing-up of the 700 MHz spectrum band. This is an agreement that will secure European competitiveness and enable us to reap the full...
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10.11.2016 - 10:17

High-quality mobile broadband services for all Europeans

In a vote today on the opening-up of the so-called 700 MHz spectrum band, the European Parliament’s Industry Committee called for faster internet and new generation mobile services to be...
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04.11.2014 - 17:24

Universal banks crucial in a Capital Markets Union

"The European Union lacks investment of 900 billion euros. This is one of the main challenges we face when proceeding with a Capital Markets Union and with the legislation creating a framework...



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