"Irene Svenonius (M) in slutreplik if the equalisation system"
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"the DEBATE My strong ties back home to the rural areas of Småland, I am strongly committed to the whole of Sweden shall be given – and must be - good conditions to work. Therefore, I agree with Jörgen Larsson (C) and Håkan Larsson (C) from the Region Jämtland Härjedalen. "
"Sweden, as well as the Stockholm region, serve the whole country can live. Here there are no political contradictions. As a representative of the Stockholm Region, I see both perspectives. "
"It must be possible to hold two thoughts in your head at the same time. Depopulation costs, but the costs also grow quickly. Rural areas provide significant distance, but in a heavily populated region occurs, the time lost by framkomlighetsproblem. Both growth regions rural areas need resources in order to cope with their challenges and needs."
"To the inhabitants in the Stockholm region constitute a quarter of the country's population, but is already responsible for half of the country's tax revenue is a fact. It is not contrary to the inhabitants, jobs and companies in the north of Sweden is also contributing to the overall development of the country. "
"the Region of Stockholm has been and is the only region in the country that are net contributors to the equalisation system. Last year we paid 1.2 billion, and now it is suggested we lose the 1.6 billion additional. It corresponds to what it costs us to operate one of our hospitals each year, or the annual salaries of the 2 000 nurses. "
"If the Stockholm Region will lose an additional 1.6 billion crowns, it will not go unnoticed but have implications for the länsborna."
"ultimately, The question is, who will equalize the regional and municipal differences. Is it the state or one of the 21 regions and municipalities? My view is that the state should equalize the regional differences via state taxes. "
"the Government should therefore withdraw this proposal and make a review of the income and kostnadsutjämning as a whole. I also call for a wider debate in which city and country are not pitted against each other, but where both perspectives are taken into account. It is crucial for the whole country actually live. "
"nIrene Svenonius (M), region chairman, Region Stockholm"
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