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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RULatvia’s Saeima has approved deputies who will work in the parliament’s standing committees in the next four years. 92 deputies participated in the vote; no one voted against or abstained in the vote.

The Saeima of the Republic of Latvia has elected committees in following compositions:

Foreign Affairs Committee

Jānis Tutins (Harmony)

Nikolajs Kabanovs (Harmony)

Linda Ozola (New Conservative Party)

Didzis Šmits (KPV LV)

Artis Pabriks (Attīstībai/Par!)

Inese Voika (Attīstībai/Par!)

Rihards Kols (National Alliance ‘All for Latvia’-‘For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK’)

Dace Melbārde (National Alliance ‘All for Latvia’-‘For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK’)

Uldis Augulis (Union of Greens and Farmers)

Ojārs Ēriks Kalniņš (New Unity)

Budget and Finance (Taxation) Committee

Mārtiņš Bondars (AP)

Atis Zakatistovs (KPV LV)

Dana Reizniece-Ozla (UGF)

Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis (H)

Igors Pimenovs (H)

Ļobova Švecova (H)

Gatis Eglītis (NCP)

Reinis Znotiņš (NCP)

Ramona Petraviča (KPV LV)

Juris Pūce (AP)

Ilze Indriksone (NA)

Janīna Jalinska (UGF)

Aleksandrs Kiršteins (NA)

Edgars Rinkēvičs (NU)

Legal Affairs Committee

Jānis Bordāns (NCP)

Aldis Gobzems (KPV LV)

Valērijs Agešins (H)

Ivans Ribakovs (H)

Juta Strīķe (NCP)

Ralfs Nemiro (KPV LV)

Vita Anda Tērauda (AP)

Ritvars Jansons (NA)

Gundars Daudze (UGF)

Inese Lībiņa-Egnere (NU)

Jūlija Stepaņenko (AP)

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee

Artuss Kaimiņš (KPV LV)

Boriss Cilevičs (H)

Dagmāra Beitnere-Le Galla (NCP)

Vladimirs Nikonovs (H)

Linda Liepiņa (KPV LV)

Dace Rukšāne-Ščipčinska (AP)

Ināra Mūrniece (NA)

Māris Kučinskis (UGF)

Andrejs Judins (NU)

Education, Culture and Science Committee

Edgars Kucins (H)

Evija Papule (H)

Iveta Benhena-Bēkena (KPV LV)

Ivars Puga (KPV LV)

Ilga Šuplinska (NCP)

Anita Muižniece (NCP)

Ilmārs Dūrītis (AP)

Marija Golubeva (AP)

Raivis Dzintars (NA)

Inguna Rībena (NA)

Jānis Vucāns (UGF)

Arvils Ašeradens (NU)

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee

Jānis Ādamsons (H)

Ivans Klementjevs (H)

Aldis Blumbergs (KPV LV)

Kaspars Ģirģens (KPV LV)

Juris Jurašs (NCP)

Juris Rancāns (NCP)

Mārtiņš Staķis (AP)

Edvīns Šnore (NA)

Raimonds Bergmanis (UGF)

Ainars Latkovskis (NU)

Public Administration and Local Government Committee

Sergejs Dolgopolovs (H)

Tālis Linkaits (NCP)

Ēriks Pucens (KPV LV)

Inga Goldberga (H)

Regīna Ločmele-Luņova (H)

Uldis Budriķis (NCP)

Karina Sprūde (KPV LV)

Janīna Kursīte-Pakule (NA)

Inese Ikstena (AP)

Viktors Valainis (UGF)

Economic, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Committee

Artūrs Rubiks (H)

Jānis Urbanovičs (H)

Ivars Zariņš (H)

Janīna Kursīte (KPV LV)

Jānis Vitenbergs (KPV LV)

Krišjānis Feldmans (NCP)

Sandis Riekstiņš (NCP)

Daniels Pavļuts (AP)

Artūrs Toms Plešs (AP)

Romāns Naudiņš (NA)

Jānis Dombrava (NA)

Jānis Dūklavs (UGF)

Armands Krauze (UGF)

Aldis Adamovičs (NU)

Mandate, Ethics and Submissions Committee

Vitālijs Orlovs (H)

Artūrs Rubiks (H)

Ramona Petraviča (KPV LV)

Artuss Kaimiņš (KPV LV)

Normunds Žunna (NCP)

Linda Ozola (NCP)

Ilmārs Dūrītis (AP)

Andris Skride (AP)

Raivis Dzintars (NA)

Janīna Kursīte-Pakule (NA)

Janīna Jalinska (UGF)

Jānis Vucāns (UGF)

Ainars Latkovskis (NU)

Aldis Adamovičs (NU)

Parliamentary Inquiry Committee

Jānis Ādamsons (H)

Inga Goldberga (H)

Edgars Kucins (H)

Jānis Urbanovičs (H)

Linda Liepiņa (KPV LV)

Ralfs Nemiro (KPV LV)

Ivars Puga (KPV LV)

Uldis Budriķis (NCP)

Sandis Riekstiņš (NCP)

Juris Pūce (AP)

Mārtiņš Staķis (AP)

Inguna Rībena (NA)

Rihalds Kols (NA)

Gundars Daudze (UGF)

Jānis Reirs (NU)

Public Expenditure and Audit Committee

Ivars Zariņš (H)

Andrejs Klementjevs (H)

Ivars Ribakovs (H)

Ļubova Švecova (H)

Jānis Vitenbergs (KPV LV)

Kaspars Ģirģens (KPV LV)

Iveta Benhena-Bēkena (NCP)

Krišjānis Feldmanis (NCP)

Juris Rancāns (NCP)

Juta Strīķe (NCP)

Mārtiņš Bondars (AP)

Inese Voika (AP)

Ilze Indriksone (NA)

Romāns Naudiņš (NA)

Uldis Augulis (UGF)

Viktors Valainis (UGF)

Ojārs Ēriks Kalniņš (NU)

National Security Committee

Valērijs Agešins (H)

Aldis Gobzems (KPV LV)

Juris Jurašs (NCP)

Daniels Pavļuts (AP)

Ināra Mūrniece (NA)

Māris Kučinskis (UGF)

Inese Lībiņa-Egnere (NU)

Citizenship, Migration and Social Cohesion Committee

Nikolajs Kabanovs (H)

Regīna Ločmele-Luņova (H)

Vladimirs Nikonovs (H)

Evija Papule (H)

Janīna Kursīte (KPV LV)

Ieva Krapāne (KPV LV)

Jānis Bordāns (NCP)

Dagmara Beitnere-Le Galla (NCP)

Evita Zālīte-Grosa (NCP)

Artis Pabriks (AP)

Artūrs Toms Plešs (AP)

Ritvars Jansons (NA)

Dace Melbārde (NA)

Armands Krauze (UGF)

Raimonds Bergmanis (UGF)

Andrejs Judins (NU)

Social and Employment Matters Committee

Andrejs Klementjevs (H)

Jānis Krišāns (H)

Vitālijs Orlovs (H)

Ieva Krapāne (KPV LV)

Normunds Žunna (NCP)

Evita Zālīte-Grosa (NCP)

Andris Skride (AP)

Edmunds Teirumnieks (NA)

Anda Čakša (UGF)

Jānis Reirs (NU)

Sustainable Development Committee

Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis (S)

Jānis Tutins (S)

Ivans Klementjevs (S)

Jānis Krišāns (S)

Ēriks Pucens (KPV LV)

Karina Sprūde (KPV LV)

Didzis Šmits (KPV LV)

Ilga Šuplinska (JKP)

Anita Muižniece (JKP)

Dace Rukšāne-Ščipinska (AP)

Inese Ikstena (AP)

Edmunds Teirumnieks (NA)

Jānis Dombrava (NA)

Jānis Dūklavs (ZZS)

Arvils Ašeradens (NU)

European Affairs Committee

Boriss Cilevičs (H)

Sergejs Dolgopolovs (H)

Igors Pimenovs (H)

Aldis Blumbergs (KPV LV)

Atis Zakatistovs (KPV LV)

Gatis Eglītis (NCP)

Tālis Linkaits (NCP)

Reinis Znotiņš (NCP)

Marija Golubeva (AP)

Vita Anda Tērauda (AP)

Aleksandrs Kiršteins (NA)

Edvīns Šnore (NA)

Dana Reizniece-Ozola (UGF)

Edgars Rinkēvičs (NU)

Jūlija Stepaņenko (AP)

In accordance with regulations, there are 16 standing committees in the Saeima.

Saeima committees work in a specific legislative field, supervise the work performed by the executive power and perform other tasks. Saeima committees prepare different matters that are later discussed during parliamentary meetings. Following decisions of the Saeima, committees review legislative drafts, proposals and submissions.


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