“In line with practice, a coalition government should step down if one of the parties decides to leave,” Anderson told a news conference.
The politician informed that she was ready to form a one-party government composed exclusively of Social Democrats. For this reason, the procedure for seeking support in Parliament must be reinstated, and the candidate for prime minister must win the confidence vote again. On this issue, a statement will be issued on Thursday by the Speaker of Parliament, whose role is to choose a politician who has the opportunity to approve it.
Sweden’s former finance minister, Magdalena Andersson (Worker Party-Social Democrats), was the first woman in the country’s history to take over as prime minister on Wednesday. One vote prevailed over her choice.
On the same day, a few hours later, it turned out that most votes in Parliament won the combined budget of the opposition formations: the center-right moderate coalition party, the right-wing Swedish Democrats and the Christian Democrats. The government’s proposal has been lost.
Right’s budget includes, among other things, the reduction of the gasoline tax has led to opposition from the Environmental Protection Party – the Greens, who have said that they are leaving the government because they “cannot carry out activities contrary to their policy”.
In practice, the outgoing prime minister, Stefan Lofven, of the Social Democrats, remains in power in Sweden.
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