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I am a principled liberal and believe that every healthy adult should contribute to developing the society, community, family, but also themselves. Only then would they obtain the justified expectation or right to also receive help from the society. In the Riigikogu, I plan to advocate for a more uniform development of Estonia to provide help to those who really need it and to make sure that every decision is based on science and clear justifications.

Estonian Reform Party Parliamentary Group
Environment Committee
Electoral district: Võrumaa, Valgamaa and Põlvamaa

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Mait Klaassen

Mait Klaassen

Võru County, Valga County and Põlva County Electoral District

23 January 1955, Tartu
Married, three children, nine grandchildren

Education: Tartu Tamme Gymnasium (former Tartu Secondary School No. 5) 1973; Estonian University of Life Sciences, veterinary medicine 1978, Candidate in Veterinary Sciences (equivalent to PhD) 1989

Career: Estonian Agricultural Academy / Estonian Agricultural University / Estonian University of Life Sciences: Veterinary Faculty, Chair of Surgery and Obstetrics, assistant, postgraduate student 1978–1989, Senior Lecturer 1990–1991, Chair of Internal Diseases, Head, Professor 1991–1993, Rector 1993–1997, 2008–2023; Helsinki Veterinary College, Researcher 1989–1990; Minister of Education 1997–1999; Võru County Vocational Training Centre, Director 1999–2000; Võru County Governor 2000–2004

Party affiliation: Estonian Coalition Party 1998–2000; Estonian Reform Party 2001–2008, 2017–

Membership in representative bodies: 10th Riigikogu 2004–2007, 11th Riigikogu 2007, 15th Riigikogu; Tartu City Council 1996–1997, elected to Sõmerpalu Rural Municipality Council 2005

Awards: Order of the White Star, 4th Class 2006; Commander Cross of the Order of the Lion of Finland 2001; Commader of the Order of the Crown of the Kingdom of Belgium 2008;
Medal of the Baltic Assembly 2022; badges of merit of Border Guard, Police, Rescue Service and Defence League

Other activities: Estonian Rural Development Foundation, Deputy Chair of Supervisory Board; Nature Fund, Council; Tartu Rotary Club, Estonian Hunters Society; old vehicle clubs Levatek and Vänt;
co-author of books “Veiste haigused” II (“Cattle Diseases”) 1999 and “Koerte haigused” (“Dog Diseases”) 2000; published more than 40 (popular) scientific articles on veterinary medicine and articles in press

Hobbies: fishing, hunting, restoring of old vehicles

18.04.2023

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  • Kohaliku omavalitsuse volikogu valimise seaduse muutmise seaduse eelnõu (287 SE) esimene lugemine

  • Aitäh, lugupeetud istungi juhataja! Austatud ettekandja! See diskussioon on siin küllalt laiali vajunud meil käes. Lihtsalt taustateadmiseks, et olen minagi olnud valimisliidust valitud Tartu Linnavolikogu liikmeks ja juhatanud isegi rahanduskomisjoni. Olen olnud ka maavanem, neid teemasid tean päri
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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.
22.02.2024 / 11:05
In favourIn favour
Rejection Kohaliku omavalitsuse volikogu valimise seaduse muutmise seadus
22.02.2024 / 10:00
PresentPresent
Attendance check
21.02.2024 / 19:14
In favourIn favour
Rejection Kohaliku omavalitsuse volikogu valimise seaduse muutmise seadus
21.02.2024 / 18:00
In favourIn favour
Rejection Eesti Rahvusringhäälingu seaduse muutmise seadus
21.02.2024 / 17:25
In favourIn favour
Rejection Käibemaksuseaduse muutmise seadus
21.02.2024 / 15:45
AgainstAgainst
Suspension of the second reading Eesti Kultuurkapitali seaduse ja hasartmängumaksu seaduse muutmise seadus
21.02.2024 / 14:18
In favourIn favour
Final vote Euroopa Rekonstruktsiooni- ja Arengupanga asutamislepingu artikli 1 ja artikli 12 lõike 1 muudatuste heakskiitmise seadus
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