|Deputy Prime Minister of Finland
Suomen pääministerin sijainen
|Inaugural holder||Johannes Virolainen|
The Deputy Prime Minister of Finland (Finnish: Suomen pääministerin sijainen, Swedish: Finlands statsministers ställföreträdare, lit. Finland's Prime Minister's Substitute), officially titled the Minister deputising for the Prime Minister, is a member of the Finnish Government who becomes the acting Prime Minister if the Prime Minister becomes unable to discharge their duties. The Deputy Prime Minister is appointed by the Government and traditionally comes from the second largest party of a coalition government. In recent years[when?] they have usually been the Minister of Finance as well. The current Deputy Prime Minister of Finland is Annika Saarikko.
List of deputy prime ministers of Finland
- "Minister of Finance". Valtioneuvosto. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
- "Katri Kulmunista pääministerin ensimmäinen sijainen". Valtioneuvosto. Retrieved 2019-09-12.