Tarja Filatov

Tarja Filatov (born August 9, 1963 in Hämeenlinna)[2] is a Finnish member of Parliament representing the Häme constituency since 1995, and a former government minister. She belongs to the Social Democratic Party of Finland (SDP), and since February 2010 until April 2011 has been one of the two Deputy Speakers of the Parliament. Previously she was the vice chairman of the SDP parliamentary group (1999 - 2002) and the chairman of the parliamentary group (March 2007 - February 2010).[2]

Tarja Filatov
Tarja Filatov.jpg
Minister of Labour
In office
25 February 2000 – 19 April 2007
Preceded bySinikka Mönkäre
Succeeded byTarja Cronberg
Personal details
Born (1963-08-09) 9 August 1963 (age 57)
Finland Hämeenlinna, Tavastia Proper, Finland
Political partySocial Democratic Party of Finland

In 2000 she was appointed as Minister of Labour in Paavo Lipponen's second Cabinet (1999–2003), keeping the position in the short-lived Jäätteenmäki's Cabinet (2003)[3] and then Matti Vanhanen's first cabinet (2003–2007).[4][2]

Preceded by
Sinikka Mönkäre
Minister of Labour
Succeeded by
Tarja Cronberg


  1. ^ "Körtti, juutalainen, muslimi – HS selvitti kansanedustajien uskonnolliset vakaumukset" (in Finnish). Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Tarja Filatov - Parliament of Finland page". Retrieved 2010-01-21.
  3. ^ "New Finnish government appointed by the president". Nordic Business Report. 2003-04-17. Retrieved 2010-01-21.
  4. ^ "Finnish Government - Ministers of Labor". Valtioneuvosto.fi. Archived from the original on 2018-04-14. Retrieved 14 April 2018.

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