Seven Reform members to leave the Riigikogu ({{commentsTotal}})

Members of Rõivas' second government (left), with President of the Riigikogu Eiki Nestor looking on (right). Nov. 9, 2016.
Members of Rõivas' second government (left), with President of the Riigikogu Eiki Nestor looking on (right). Nov. 9, 2016. Source: (Siim Lõvi/ERR)

When the new Estonian prime minister and government take office, seven members of the Reform Party Parliamentary Group will have to leave the Riigikogu.

Following the formation of Estonia's new ruling coalition, members of the Reform Party that will make it into the Riigikogu will include Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, Minister of Education and Research Maris Lauri, Minister of Foreign Affairs Jürgen Ligi, Minister of Rural Affairs Urmas Kruuse, Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications Kristen Michal, Minister of the Interior Hanno Pevkur and Minister of Public Administratin Arto Aas.

Their alternate members who must leave the Riigikogu are Vilja Toomast, Imre Sooäär, Andre Sepp, Kristjan Kõljalg, Mati Raidma, Rait Maruste and Peep Aru.

Editor: Editor: Aili Vahtla