Peter Eriksson (politician)

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Peter Eriksson
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Peter Eriksson
Minister for Housing and Digitalization
Assumed office
25 May 2016
Prime MinisterStefan Löfven
Preceded byPer Bolund (acting)
In office
1 July 2014 – 25 May 2016
Member of the Riksdag
In office
ConstituencyStockholm County
In office
Co-spokesperson of the Swedish Green Party
In office
12 May 2002 – 21 May 2011
Serving with Maria Wetterstrand
Preceded byMatz Hammarström
Lotta Hedström
Succeeded byGustav Fridolin
Åsa Romson
Personal details
Born (1958-08-03) 3 August 1958 (age 60)
Tranås, Sweden
Political partyGreen Party

Lars-Johan Peter Eriksson (born 3 August 1958 in Tranås, Småland) is a Swedish politician who has served as the Minister for Housing and Digital Development since 3 May 2016. He was previously a Member of the European Parliament (MEP).

Prior to that, he was one of the two spokespersons (leaders) of the Green Party in Sweden between 2002 and 2011, working alongside Maria Wetterstrand.

He lives in Kalix, Norrbotten, where he was Municipal Commissioner from 1999 to 2004. He was also member of the Riksdag 1994–1998 and 2002–2014.


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