Last summer, went to all school children from grade six to the second year of secondary education free in public transport in Stockholm. The governmental initiative took place on the initiative of the government and the Party before the parliamentary elections.
In the budget that KD and M voted through in parliament in the last year, there were no funding for it. Therefore, SL decided not to give young people free sommarlovskort, writing Stockholmdirekt.
the driver is still to young to be allowed to go free in the summer. According to the latter calculations, applied to the Stockholm Region where 79 million in support for the cards from the government, but only used half of the money.
It does not hold the governing Conservatives. They believe that it violates kommunlagen to use the previous year's surpluses on such bets.
in the Region of Stockholm has the SL not the financial resources to distribute free sommarlovskort to the young in years. The social democrats believe that they surely have it.
" There is a political reluctance from the Conservatives. We intend to continue to fight for it here and I will prepare a motion that the proposal be implemented next year regardless of whether we receive state aid or not, " says Jens Sjöström (S), oppositionsregionråd, to DN.
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