- Per Westerberg was the longest serving member by his departure from the Riksdag.
- He was also a Speaker of the Riksdag Per Westerberg.
- "This is very unfortunate for Sweden, " said Per Westerberg, chairman of parliament's industry committee.
- He succeeded Per Westerberg in that post.
- Before joining the Christian Democrats, he had previously represented Moderate Party in the Riksdag 1991 1994, replacing Per Westerberg during his time as a minister.