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Government shoots down proposals by the opposition

A heated debate took place at the Finnish Parliament on Tuesday as the Government presented its budgetary outlines for the years 2015—2018. Due to the painful nature of the austerity measures hammered out in the recent framework session, representatives of the National Coalition (NCP) and the Social Democrats (SDP) refused to subscribe to the offhand counter-proposals tossed about by the opposition.

9.4.2014 10:02

Instead, the Government, buoyed up by the Minister of Finance Jutta Urpilainen (SDP) and Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen (NCP), uncharacteristically ripped apart the proposals of the opposition parties, especially those of the Centre.

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