Centre Party to vote with Social Democrats in pension battle

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  • The Swedish Centre Party will support a deal with the ruling Social Democrats on pensions, and will now also vote for the government budget on Wednesday, party leader Annie Lööf says.

  • However, the other centre-right and right-wing parties may yet stop the new pensions deal even making it to the parliamentary chamber.

  • The struggle does show that the Centre party has chosen sides for September's election, says political scientist Marja Lemne from Södertörn University.