Political scientist: Certain Parliamentary formalities should be reviewed

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  • After deliberately not voting for their own Spring Budget, AND voting down opposition amendments, the government will likely put forward a new version of its spring budget proposal with higher pensions soon, possibly as early as tomorrow.

  • If it wins a vote in Parliament, that would be the first time Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, who runs a minority government, would be governing on her own party's budget.

  • Considering the political turbulence in Parliament of late, Jan Teorell, professor of political science at Stockholm University, tells Swedish Radio News that certain Parliamentary formalities should be reviewed, referring to so-called "false majorities".