Committee on Finance (Parliament of Sweden)


Committee on Finance (Parliament of Sweden)

The Committee on Finance ( _sv. Finansutskottet, "FiU") is a committee in the Parliament of Sweden. The committee prepares matters concerning general guidelines for financial policy, adoption of the central government budget and matters concerning the activities of the Riksbank. It also prepares matters concerning expenditure limits for expenditure areas and estimates of state revenue.

The Committee on Finance also prepares matters concerning monetary, credit, currency and national debt policy, the credit and finance markets, the commercial insurance market and the National Audit Office, insofar as these matters do not fall to the Committee on the Constitution to prepare. The committee also deals with matters relating to local government finance, the state as employer, national statistics, accounting, audits and administrative efficiency, State property and public procurement in general, certain administrative finance issues and budgetary questions of a technical nature.

The committee prepares appropriations falling within expenditure areas 2 - Economy and fiscal administration, 25 - General grants to local government, 26 - Interest on the national debt, etc), and 27 - The contribution to the European Community.

As with the other committess, the Committee on Finance consists of seventeen elected MPs (at least one from each party). The current chairman is Stefan Attefall of the Christian Democrats.

External links

* [http://www.riksdagen.se/templates/R_SubStartPage____6359.aspx Finansutskottet] , official website sv icon


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