Jüri Ratas

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Jüri Ratas (2011)

Jüri Ratas (born 2 July 1978 in Tallinn) is an Estonian politician, since 2 April 2007 Vice-President of the Riigikogu. He was also the mayor of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, from 2005 to 2007.

He is a member of the Estonian Centre Party. As a Mayor of Tallinn he initiated the European Green Capital programme.[1]

In 2013 he proposed to increase the minimum tax from 2000 to 2250 krooni, a process which was 5 years in the making.[2]

In 2014 he said that Brussels should be more concerned about African future.[3]

He is married and has one daughter and two sons.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tõnis Palts
Mayor of Tallinn
2005–2007
Succeeded by
Edgar Savisaar