US News Sweden: Andersson again in front of Parliament to become senior minister

10:30  29 november  2021
10:30  29 november  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

Sweden: Vote Wednesday on the appointment of Andersson at the head of the government

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  Suède: Andersson de nouveau devant le Parlement pour devenir Première ministre © TT News Agency / AFP

C an air of already-view. The Swedish Parliament must again vote on Monday for the designation of the Social Democrats Magdalena Andersson as a new first minister, after his chaotic resignation last week.

Until the Minister of Finance, Ms. Andersson had been elected Wednesday morning first woman premier of the Nordic country, but had had to resign seven hours later at the end of a nightmare day marked by a defeat on her budget, followed by the departure of government environmentalists.

"Wednesday's events were a little chaotic, so much happened in a few hours," explains to the AFP Jonas Hinnfors, Professor of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg.

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A situation that Parliament President Andreas Norlen has also said "regret" after this day.

After having again surveyed party leaders, the President of the Riksdag, the Unique Chamber of the Swedish Parliament, had concluded Thursday that their intentions were unchanged as to the election of the future Prime Minister.

The three parties that allowed his arrival in power have indeed known that they would again allow his election.

It will once again submit Magdalena Andersson to a vote of Parliament, scheduled from 12:00 GMT.

Unless last minute surprise, this 54-year-old economist should be invested by government for good this time, succeeding the Prime Minister Ressary Stefan Löfven.

Although the space of a few hours at this post with a single margin voice before finally having to resign, it was not officially entry.

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This entry into office traditionally occurs after the presentation of the government to the king, who should have normally intervene on Friday.


Elected After several days of delicate negotiations, Magdalena Andersson was the victim of a painful game of political domino.

if it had ensured in extremis the supports necessary to reach power, thanks to an agreement with the left party to increase the small retreats, the center party, dissatisfied with the concessions made to the left wing, withdrew. His support for the budget, without blocking his accession in power.

Consequence: The same Parliament who had elected it in the morning put his budget in minority in the afternoon and adopted that of the right opposition, prepared for the first time with the extreme right of the democrats of Sweden (SD).

In the stride, its ecologist ally, only other party of the minority government coalition, slammed the door, judging unacceptable to govern with a budget bearing the seal of the far right.

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This decision then forced Ms. Andersson to make his apron barely acquired.

"There is a constitutional practice that a coalition government resigns when a party leaves it. I do not want to lead a government whose legitimacy is called into question," she explained at a press conference. .

Although used to the complexities of his parliamentarism, the Nordic country had never experienced such a scenario.

"This is a historical situation, but I expect that Anderson be re-elected Prime Minister Monday," Advance Anders Sannerstedt, Professor of Political Science at the University of Lund.

"She will now be at the head of a single party. So, more surprises. More crisis, at least for now," he continues.

The succession at the head of Sweden is less than one year of the legislative elections of September 2022, which are tight.

Magdalena Andersson will have from here to convince voters to convince.

With some 25% in polls, the social-democard party keeps its rank of Swedish's first political formation, but is close to its historic floors.

It will have to counter its great rival, the Conservative Party of Moderates, in a new configuration.

The latter came closer to the extreme right of the Democrats of Sweden and is now ready to govern with its support in Parliament.

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