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Martin Helme

Tallinn City Districts of Mustamäe and Nõmme

24 April 1976, Tallinn
Married, five children

Education: Tallinn Adult Gymnasium (former Evening Secondary School No. 6) 1995; University of Tartu, history (equivalent to Master’s degree) 2000

Career: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Consular Department: foreign service at Estonian embassies in Germany and Ukraine, Policy Planning Division, Foreign and Security Policy Analyst 1995‒2000; Open Estonia Foundation, Programme Manager 2000; Tallinn Kristiine Gymnasium, teacher of history, civic education and philosophy 2000–2002; Rakvere Exhibition House, Director 2002; Chamber of Notaries, Public Relations Manager 2003; Research Centre Free Europe, Head 2003–2004; news portal Delfi, editor of foreign news 2004‒2007; Virumaa Museums, Project Manager 2008–2009; Kunst Publishers, CEO 2009–2015; Minister of Finance 2019–2021

Party affiliation: Estonian Conservative People’s Party 2012–, Chair

Membership in representative bodies: 13th‒15th Riigikogu (Chair of Parliamentary Group 2015–2019, 2021, 2023–; Vice-President of the Riigikogu 2021–2023); Tallinn City Council 2017–2018, also elected 2021

Other activities: Guarantee Fund, Supervisory Board 2023–;
leader of the campaign for voting against the accession to the European Union before the referendum of 2003; Estonian Patriotic Movement, founding member 2006, later Chair; founder of opinion portal Terve Mõistuse Sündikaat (Sound Mind Syndicate); Estonian Defence League 1992–; EELC Tallinn Toompea Kaarli Congregation, Member of the Council; numerous articles in the press; regular speaker of Tallinn TV programme “Otse kümnesse” (“Bull’s Eye”) 2018; host of radio talk show “Räägime asjast” (“Let’s Talk Business”) 2016–

Hobbies: jazz music, recreational sports 

9.05.2023

Comments

  • Kohaliku omavalitsuse volikogu valimise seaduse muutmise seaduse eelnõu (166 SE) esimene lugemine

  • Aitäh! No arvestades seda, milliseid loosungeid või vastu rinda tagumist me näeme siin nii Reformierakonna kui ka teiste erakondade poolt, kuidas nad lähevad üle eestikeelsele haridusele niimoodi, et vaesed eesti lapsed peavad hakkama õppima mingis segakeelses või pudikeelses keskkonnas ja olema ees
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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
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Rejection Kohaliku omavalitsuse volikogu valimise seaduse muutmise seadus
22.02.2024 / 10:00
AbsentAbsent
Attendance check
21.02.2024 / 19:14
AgainstAgainst
Rejection Kohaliku omavalitsuse volikogu valimise seaduse muutmise seadus
21.02.2024 / 18:00
AgainstAgainst
Rejection Eesti Rahvusringhäälingu seaduse muutmise seadus
21.02.2024 / 17:25
AgainstAgainst
Rejection Käibemaksuseaduse muutmise seadus
21.02.2024 / 15:45
Did not voteDid not vote
Suspension of the second reading Eesti Kultuurkapitali seaduse ja hasartmängumaksu seaduse muutmise seadus
21.02.2024 / 14:18
AgainstAgainst
Final vote Euroopa Rekonstruktsiooni- ja Arengupanga asutamislepingu artikli 1 ja artikli 12 lõike 1 muudatuste heakskiitmise seadus
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