Could Left Party block proposed tax cut from new Swedish budget?

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The opposition Left Party is pushing to block part of the Swedish government's new budget, a proposed reduction of employer tax contributions for companies employing young people, and is attempting to rally support from the right-wing opposition parties to do so.

But how serious is the threat? And what does it say about the relationship between the governing Social Democrats and the Left Party, who were once close allies? Södertörn University political science professor Nicholas Aylott told Radio Sweden it's a delicate moment.

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