2006-09-22 Mark Cummins
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Will the new Swedish government curtail the welfare state?

Sweden's incoming prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt looks on during a joint press conference with theIn Sweden, voters have sent the Social Democrats into opposition in last week-end’s general elections. Swedes normally refuse to go right, the Social Democrats have been in the driving seat for most of the last eighty years. But this time apparently, they thought it was time for a change. Frederik Reinfeldt, the leader of the centre right coalition and next prime minister, is working to form a new government which is due to take power on the fifth of October. Radio Sweden tells what people in Sweden can expect from the new team in power.

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