Prime minister Mette Frederiksen (S) will now switch explanation about the most far-reaching decision in the recent history of denmark: the decommissioning of large sections of the community 11. march.
Mette Frederiksen announced the multibillion-expensive decision at a news conference, referring she directly that it was the authorities ' recommendation, which it was.
today, she says, that the authorities simply advised to minimize social contact, and that the closure was a political decision - that is, more than anything else to her own.
It happens after the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten today can tell you that the board of Health in the days and hours up to the press conference not had the extensive decommissioning of the country on its list of possible actions.
nevertheless, the prime minister said such here at the historic news conference:
- It is up to the government recommendation is that we close all unnecessary activity down on the areas in a period of time. We adopt, in other words, a precautionary approach, the prime minister said, among other things.
After the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten's history says Mette Frederiksen, such here to TV2:
- The advice we get, it is that we should minimise social contact, says Mette Frederiksen, who thus ex post - among many others - chose to send any public servants home, if they did not perform socially critical functions such as for example in hospitals and in the health care sector.
See also: the Prime minister insists that the authorities, advising on the decommissioning
She refers at the same time, the government not only had the national board of Health recommendations on the table, but instead a 'wide myndighedsgruppe'.
She will not, however, tell who in this wide group of authorities who have recommended the what.
will the prime minister not 'completely in principle', she stresses over for TV2.
See also: Commentators: Doubts about whether or not the basis for shutting down can damage Mette F.
the Prime minister closed also the border, which the Health director, Søren Brostrøm, subsequently stressed that there was a medical evidence.
See also: Parties will have investigated the flow around closure
the Danish policy - 21. may. 2020 - pm. 11:40 Qvortrup: Ellemann got gummiarm - Mette wins again
Extra Magazine trying to get a comment from Mette Frederiksen at the prime minister's office.