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The population of Estonia should grow instead of decreasing, and the politicians should support this with all possible programmes and measures. It should be possible to live a decent life also outside the “golden circle” of Tallinn, but the population of counties is approaching the critical number that renders the developing of services is extremely difficult. This tendency can be counteracted by directing both capital and jobs outside Harjumaa, and also through tax differentiations. The tax system should be fairer, and investments into research and development should be greater.

Jaanus Karilaid

Jaanus Karilaid

Hiiu County, Lääne County and Saare County Electoral District

1 February 1977, Tallinn
Non-marital partnership, two children

Education: Tallinn Secondary School No. 32 in 1996; Tallinn University, political science 2007

Career: Institute of Economic Law and Politics, lecturer (special course in public administration) 2001; Adviser to Minister of Agriculture 2002–2003; Estonian Centre Party Office, Coordinator 2004–2006; Estonian Centre Party Parliamentary Group of the Riigikogu, Adviser 2006–2012; Tallinn Nõmme District, Deputy Elder 2012–2014

Party affiliation: Estonian Centre Party 1997–2023, Isamaa 2023–

Membership in representative bodies: 13th and 14th Riigikogu (Chair of Legal Affairs Committee 2016–2021, Chair of Parliamentary Group 2021–2023), 15th Riigikogu; Haapsalu City Council 2006–2015, 2017– (Chair 2009–2015, 2017–)

Other activities: Supervisory Board of the Bank of Estonia 2020–2023; Executive Board of the Estonian Olympic Committee

Hobbies: history, chess, racquet sports



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15.07.2024 / 12:27
Muutmata kujul uuesti vastuvõtmine Mootorsõidukimaksu seadus
15.07.2024 / 10:03
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Establishing the working schedule
15.07.2024 / 10:01
Attendance check
19.06.2024 / 11:24
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Final vote Euroopa Tuumauuringute Organisatsiooni asutamiskonventsiooni ja selle juurde kuuluva finantsprotokolli ning eesõiguste ja puutumatuse protokolliga ühinemise seadus
19.06.2024 / 11:19
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Final vote Infoühiskonna teenuse seaduse ja karistusseadustiku muutmise seadus
19.06.2024 / 11:16
Final vote Maamaksuseaduse muutmise seadus
19.06.2024 / 10:52
Final vote Riigi 2024. aasta lisaeelarve seadus