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I have worked as the manager of an agricultural enterprise, a rural municipality mayor, a city mayor and the Minister of Rural Affairs. Development of local governments and creation of jobs are the issues that are important to me. I wish that life in rural areas would develop, that farmers would feel equal with the farmers of other European Union countries, that people would not leave Estonia, and that salaries and pensions would be adequate to provide subsistence.

Rural Affairs Committee
Electoral district: Võrumaa, Valgamaa and Põlvamaa

Tarmo Tamm


Võru County, Valga County and Põlva County Electoral District

3 December 1953 Kioma Village, Põlva Rural Municipality, Põlva County, Estonia

Married, two sons and one daughter

Education: Tihemetsa Technical School, mechanisation 1974; Estonian University of Life Sciences, agricultural economist 2007

Career: LLC Põlva Agro, Workshop Manager 1976–1991; Põlva Rural Municipality District Mayor 1991–1993; Põlva Rural Municipality Mayor 1993–1999; Mayor of Põlva 1999–2011; Minister of Rural Affairs 2016–2019

Party affiliation: Estonian Centre Party 2002–

Membership in representative bodies: 12th Riigikogu (Deputy Chairman of Constitutional Committee 2014–2015), 13th Riigikogu 2015–2016 (Deputy Chairman of Finance Committee, Chairman of faction 2016), 14th Riigikogu (Chairman of Rural Affairs Committee); elected to Põlva Rural Municipality Council 1991–1999 and 2017, to Põlva City Council 1999–2013

Awards: Order of Orange-Nassau of the Netherlands 2018;

Põlva County Coat-of-Arms Badge 2018

Hobbies: sports, pets, gardening



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16.05.2019 / 10:12
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Final vote Riigikogu otsus "Korruptsioonivastase erikomisjoni moodustamine"
16.05.2019 / 10:10
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Final vote Riigikogu otsus "Julgeolekuasutuste järelevalve erikomisjoni moodustamine"
16.05.2019 / 10:08
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Final vote Riigikogu otsus "Riigieelarve kontrolli erikomisjoni moodustamine"
16.05.2019 / 10:06
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15.05.2019 / 14:02
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15.05.2019 / 12:00
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14.05.2019 / 10:15
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