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I believe that freedom, democracy, liberal economic policy and being part of Europe are the best for Estonia. This is the policy I pursue and support.

Estonian Reform Party Faction

Electoral district: Kesklinn, Lasnamäe and Pirita districts of Tallinn

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Siim Kallas

SIIM KALLAS

Harju County and Rapla County electoral district 

2 October 1948, Tallinn
Married, son and daughter, four grandchildren 

Education: Jakob Westholm Gymnasium (former Tallinn Secondary School No. 22) 1967 (gold medal); University of Tartu, finance and credit (equivalent to Master’s degree) 1972 (cum laude); post-graduate studies 1972–1975

Career: Ministry of Finance, official 1975–1979; Head of Central Board of Savings Funds 1979–1986; newspaper Rahva Hääl, Deputy Editor-in-Chief 1986–1989; Chairman, Estonian Trade Union Confederation 1989–1991; Governor of Eesti Pank 1991–1995; Minister of Foreign Affairs 1995–1996; Minister of Finance 1999–2002; Prime Minister 2002–2003; Vice President of the European Commission 2004–2014; Viimsi Rural Municipality Council 2019–, also elected in 1996, 1999 and 2017

Party affiliation: Estonian Reform Party 1994– 

Membership in representative bodies: XII Supreme Soviet and Congress of People's Deputies of the Soviet Union 1989–1991; 8th–10th Riigikogu (Chairman of faction 1995, 1996–1999, 2003–2004), 14th Riigikogu (Vice President); elected to Viimsi Rural Municipality Council in 1996, 1999 and 2017 

Awards: Order of the National Coat of Arms, 2nd class 2003; Order of the National Coat of Arms, 1st class, 2015;
National Order of the Legion of Honour of France, Grand Officer; Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Other activities: 2010 founded Kristi and Siim Kallas Foundation for interpreting the history of Estonia through theatrical art at the Estonian National Culture Foundation; host of radio programme “Mnemoturniir” 1976–1989; Visiting Professor at the University of Tartu; books “Turumajandus ehk kodanike riik. Artikleid ja kõnesid aastatest 1988–2003” 2003; “Piiridest suurem Eesti. Kõned ja artiklid 2003–2004” 2004; “Kallas. Esseed, mõtted ja päevakaja 2004–2015” 2016; “Vabaduse ja kurjuse vahel. Euroopa Liidu lugu” 2018

Hobbies: reading, theatre, classical music and jazz, cycling, hiking.

18.06.2020

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  • 15:04 Peaminister Jüri Ratase poliitiline avaldus Euroopa Liidu majanduse taaskäivitamise kavast
  • Auväärt juhataja! Auväärt peaminister! Mul on selline küsimus, millele vastata võib-olla on natuke keeruline praegu, aga vähemalt võib-olla saab selle üle edaspidi järele mõelda. Te lähete nüüd sinna, reedel on tippkohtumine ja teil on kooskõlastatud valitsuse positsioonid, 13 punkti
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Votings

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The attendance check information only shows who were present or absent at the moment of attendance check and not during the whole day of the sitting.
11.04.2019 / 10:02
PresentPresent
Attendance check
25.03.2020 / 14:05
PresentPresent
Attendance check
16.03.2020 / 15:04
AbsentAbsent
Attendance check
06.04.2020 / 15:04
In favourIn favour
Approval of agenda
14.04.2020 / 12:34
In favourIn favour
Extending the working time Päästeseaduse ja relvaseaduse muutmise seadus
13.04.2020 / 18:22
In favourIn favour
2. motion to amend 2020. aasta riigi lisaeelarve seadus
06.04.2020 / 15:34
Did not voteDid not vote
2. motion to amend Sotsiaalhoolekande seaduse, puuetega inimeste sotsiaaltoetuste seaduse ning tööturuteenuste ja -toetuste seaduse muutmise seadus
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