Opposition could force their budget onto the government

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Although Sweden is taking its time in forming a new government, there's a deadline approaching that will force a political fight over who gets to set the next state budget.

If the centre-right opposition put forward their own budget, and the Sweden Democrats vote for it, then the current centre-left transitional government could be forced to implement policies that they do not themselves agree.

Radio Sweden asks political scientist Sofie Blombäck at Mid-Sweden University to explain the situation.