Löfven: More money for sparsely populated areas
There must be welfare, health care and home care throughout the country - this is emphasized by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (S) ahead of his summer speech, where he proposes special initiatives already at the turn of the year. - In short, more money for sparsely populated county councils and municipalities, he says.
Flanked by Minister of Social Affairs Lena Hallengren and Minister of Civil Affairs Ardalan Shekarabi, Löfven delivered his promise at a press conference in Warmland Pori. A promise to work for a conversion of the cost equalization system to the turn of the year.
- In short, more money for sparsely populated county councils and municipalities, says Löfven.
According to the Prime Minister, this would mean an additional SEK 250 million for the Värmland region. And resources are needed, says Löfven, especially in the sparsely populated areas.
- The home service, welfare must be found throughout the country. This proposal today is another step in building the strong society and the safe Sweden that I believe in.
The Government will present a proposal for a conversion that will apply from 1 January.
Later today, after the press conference, Löfven will summertime.