Mr. Peter Hultqvist has served as Minister for Defence since 2014 and is a member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party. Minister Hultqvist was previously member of the Parliament (Riksdag) between 2006-2014, including positions as chair of the Parliamentary Committee on Defence as well as member of the Defence Commission between 2011–2014. Between 2010–2011 he served as the group leader in the Parliamentary Committee on the Constitution and between 2006-2010 as member of the Parliamentary Committee on Education. Prior to his time in parliament and government, Mr. Hultqvist served as the Municipal Commissioner for 17 years in the county of Borlänge.
MINISTER FOR DEFENCE OF THE KINGDOM OF SWEDEN