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Who is Magdalena Andersson? Sweden First Female Prime Minister – Age, Husband, Instagram, Net Worth


Who is Magdalena Andersson? Sweden First Female Prime Minister – Age, Husband, Instagram, Net Worth: On Wednesday, 24th November 2021, Magdalena Andersson was declared as a leader which was a proud moment for anyone. But surprisingly she resigned after her alliance partner quit the government and her budget failed to pass. Alternately, parliament voted for a budget created by the opposition which includes the anti-immigrant far-right. Ms. Andersoon informed journalists, “I have told the speaker that I want to resign from my designation. She resigned from her post just hours after she was appointed as the first-ever female prime minister of Sweden. As per the report, Ms. Andersson’s coalition partner, the Green Party stated it could not accept a budget “drafted for the first time with the far-right”. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com

Magdalena Andersson

Who is Magdalena Andersson?

She states that she hoped to attempt to become the prime minister once again as a leader of a single-party government. On Wednesday, the Social Democrat said, “There is a constitutional practice that an alliance government should resign when one party quits. I do not want to direct a government whose legitimacy will be questioned. The parliament speaker said on the next he would contact party leaders.

Sweden First Female Prime Minister

On Wednesday, Ms. Andersson was elected as the first-ever female prime minister because, under the law of Swedish, she only required a majority of MPs not to cast the vote against her. Around 100 years after Swedish women have cast the vote, the 54-year-old Social Democrat leader was given a standing ovation by sections of the parliament, or Riksdag. Ms. Andersson’s election at the head of a minority government followed an eleventh-hour deal with the opposition Left Party, in exchange for higher pensions for several Swedes. Not only this but she also holds the support of coalition partner the Greens.

Out of the 349 members of the Riksdag, 174 voted against her but on the top of the 117 MPs who backed her, a further 57 declined, giving her winning by a single vote. An ex-junior swimming champion from the University City of Uppsala, Mr. Andersson started her political career in the year 1996 as being a political adviser to Goran Persson (then-Prime Minister). She also spent the past 7 years as a finance minister.

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Pallavi Ghosh has covered politics and Parliament for 15 years, and has reported extensively on Congress, UPA-I and UPA-II, and has now included the Finance Ministry and Niti Aayog in her reportage. She tweets at @alishach03


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