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Päivi Räsänen

Päivi Räsänen

Current Member of Parliament

Christian Democratic Parliamentary Group

Member of Parliament   24.03.1995–


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Profession / Title:

physician, Licenciate in Medicine

Electoral district:

Electoral District of Häme 24.03.1999–

Present memberships in committees:

Audit Committee (member) 18.06.2019–
Administration Committee (deputy member) 18.06.2019–
Agriculture and Forestry Committee (deputy member) 18.06.2019–
Intelligence Supervision Committee (member) 26.06.2019–
Administrative Council of the Finnish Broadcasting Company (member) 18.06.2019–

Member of the Government:

  • Minister of the Interior (Katainen) 22.06.2011–31.12.2013
  • Minister of the Interior (Katainen) 01.01.2014–23.06.2014
  • Minister of the Interior (Stubb) 24.06.2014–28.05.2015

Position in the parliamentary group:

  • Christian Democratic Parliamentary Group (chair) 23.04.2019–