SD threatens a government crisis


Published March 23, 2023 at 1:36 p.m.

Domestic. The Sweden Democrats' economic policy spokesperson, Oscar Sjöstedt, threatens a government crisis if the Tidö parties do not agree on the so-called reduction obligation. This is reported by TV4 Nyheterna.

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The reduction obligation determines how much biofuel must be mixed in petrol and diesel.

The government promised last autumn to lower the reduction obligation to bring the price of fuel down to the EU's minimum level, but the Tidö parties interpret in completely different ways. The Sweden Democrats want the level to be zero percent, while the Moderates and Christian Democrats want around 6 percent, and the Liberals' Environment Minister Romina Pourmokhtari has talked about 12-16 percent.

The idea is that the parties should agree on a level and put put forward a bill, but it is

– There will be a change that is quite marked and substantial by the turn of the year. We can be 99.9 percent sure of that, otherwise we have a government crisis, says Oscar Sjöstedt (SD) to TV4 Nyheterna.