The Left Alliance opposes the proposal to have certain municipalities bear primary responsibility for social welfare and health care services. THE LEFT Alliance has rejected the proposed health care model according to which certain municipalities would bear primary responsibility for the organisation of social welfare and health care services. Member of Parliament Erkki Virtanen (Left Alliance) believes the model cannot attain constitutional legitimacy and threatens to obscure the health care system further.
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“At worst, the model of municipalities with primary responsibility jeopardises the entire implementation of the care reform during the current Government's term in office. That risk should not be taken,” Virtanen argues.