Government of Sweden

The Government of the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: Konungariket Sveriges regering) is a parliamentary democracy, and the executive authority of Sweden.

Government of the Kingdom of Sweden
StateKingdom of Sweden
LeaderPrime Minister (Statsminister)
Appointed byPrime Minister is elected by the Riksdag.
Other ministers (statsråd) are appointed by the Prime Minister.
Main organCabinet
Responsible toRiksdag
HeadquartersRosenbad, Stockholm

The national cabinet consists of the Prime Ministerappointed and dismissed by the Speaker of the Riksdagand other cabinet ministers (Swedish: Statsråd), appointed and dismissed at the sole discretion of the Prime Minister. The Government is responsible for its actions to the Riksdag.[1]

The short-form name Regeringen ("the Government") is used both in the Basic Laws of Sweden and in the vernacular, while the long-form is only used in international treaties.[2]