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Folketinget (The Danish Parliament)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Folketinget / Parliament Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Unicameral
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1889 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Mogens Lykketoft (M) 

Notes Elected on 4 Oct. 2011.
Secretary General Carsten U. Larsen (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 179 / 179
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 70 (39.11%)
Mode of designation directly elected 179
Term 4 years maximum.
Notes The Prime Minister may at any time within the 4-year period call new elections.
Last renewal dates 15 September 2011
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Folketinget
Christiansborg
DK - 1240 COPENHAGEN K
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Phone (45) 33 37 55 00
Fax (45) 33 89 36 20
33 89 55 17
E-mail folketinget@folketinget.dk
Mette.Vestergaard@ft.dk
Website http://www.ft.dk

This page was last updated on 5 December 2012
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