Politics, Norwegian politics | This is what the newspapers write about Norwegian politics on Monday 13 December
Political issues in Norwegian newspapers on Monday 13 December
The Center Party is right. More cooperation with the EU is wise. (manager)
Norway should be involved when the EU cooperates more on better preparedness for health. read more
Secret meeting and unknown text messages. Such was the power game between the Office of the Auditor General and the Storting.
After a heated battle in public, the Office of the Auditor General and the Storting dropped the battle ax at a secret meeting. The next day, the mood changed abruptly. read more
Something has changed lately. See who is admitted to Norwegian hospitals.
They are older. They are vaccinated. Here are the graphs that show who occupies the capacity of Norwegian hospitals during the day. read more
Students fear infection at school exams. The authorities believe that the home examination will create doubt.
Approximately 6,000 students will have an exam on Wednesday. Nursing students are concerned about the risk of infection. read more
Even with power support, winter becomes expensive. This is how you should arrange electricity before next winter, according to the analyst.
When the winter is over, profitable electricity agreements can emerge, according to a power analyst. This is his recipe. read more
Large parts of the country use district heating. This is how the power support works for them.
What about all condominiums and office buildings that use district heating, then? That was the question after Saturday’s power support was launched. This is the answer we have so far. read more
District heating customers will also receive a “power discount”, but the district heating companies will not
District heating customers can breathe a sigh of relief. The district heating companies will probably be left with the bill for the government’s discount. read more
God joule fra wattnissen (commentary by Kjetil B. Alstadheim)
Jonas Gahr Støre gives people a brand new circuit breaker. read more
No bonus. No extra days off. Tired nurses are not impressed.
They have taken the heaviest promises during the pandemic. As a thank you, they have received nice words. Some chocolate. Or an umbrella. Some have been paid extra for overtime. read more
– Will stop the largest ships further out in the fjord
The debate about where Oslo’s future ferry terminal will be located is in full swing. Why should it be located in Oslo at all? ask city planners. read more
Søreide believes the government makes Americans insecure. – Predictable, Huitfeldt answers.
The government creates irritation and wonder among allies, according to former Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide. This week was the sequel to its first US search. read more
Disappointing that FHI will not enter the debate about hand alcohol (article by Erik Martiniussen, journalist and author of the book The War against the Bacteria)
Hand sanitizer protects us to a very small extent against corona. It is difficult to understand why FHI still recommends ordinary people to use it. read more
The government’s climate goals are in the blue (contribution by Lars H. Gulbrandsen, senior researcher, Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Erlend AT Hermansen, senior researcher, Cicero Center for Climate Research)
Even large-scale electrification can hardly provide the emission cuts needed to achieve the Støre government’s goals. read more
Vaccine nationalism (manager)
Norway should use all its influence to obtain a patent exemption.
Clarification of noble stumbling blocks (manager)
Dagbladet pays tribute to this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, but also has its stumbling blocks. read more
That is why Norway became a vaccine zinc (page 4-5)
FHI takes self-criticism.
Will take control of the power (pages 14-15)
– Ordinary people across the country will have more to do in the coming year, says Minister of Finance Trygve Slagsvold Vedum (Sp).
Now the power crisis can finally be solved (comment by Geir Ramnefjell)
The government has raised the ceiling, and the gate continues in its proposal to solve the electricity crisis. A good arrangement should still be sharpened somewhat to meet ordinary people better. read more
To laugh at (comment by Marie Simonsen)
Must a modern healthcare system exploit employees and patients? It sounds like that. read more
Booster dose experts: Critical: – Have big enough problems
The government changed the time interval between the 2nd and 3rd dose for several groups. Experts are critical: – The problem is capacity. read more
Requires vaccine at the pharmacy: – Too bad
Norwegian pharmacies say they have been ready to vaccinate Norwegians against the coronavirus within a year. – The government must use the capacity to remove the vaccine queue, says KrF leader Olaug Bollestad. read more
Norway on the side of the vaccine industry
It is easier to be in opposition than in position. In May, the then opposition leader Jonas Gahr Støre thought that “it was time” for Norway and Erna Solberg to work for «To grant patent exemption» for corona vaccines so that poor countries could have increased access. read more
Blame each other
The intensive capacity in Norway has been dormant for years. The head of the emergency clinic at OUS, Jon Henrik Laake, believes that all governments in the last 20 years must share the blame. However, the politicians themselves are pointing in all directions. read more
Misses: – Completely incomprehensible
– A strong warning, says NHO’s industry leader Stein Lier Hansen. Norwegian industrial companies could easily accept 500 more apprentices each year. The problem is that they do not exist. read more
Can get free electricity with the government’s electricity package
The government’s electricity package is a baby egg for those who have an agreement on a fast price for electricity. NVE’s communications director Kristian Løksa confirms: – If the electricity price is high enough, it could mean that someone gets free electricity. read more
Housing associations not included in the electricity crisis package: – There is great uncertainty now
The government’s electricity package does not include the electricity bills for residents in housing associations and condominiums with a common electricity meter. Now the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announces that they will look at possible solutions. read more
Falls outside the power scheme: – We are forgotten
Fast food owner Rashid Latif is worried that the electricity bill could break small businesses. Businesses, cottages and housing associations are not included in the new crisis support from the government. read more
The class struggle
SV wants state control over the power market
SV is positive to the government’s electricity support, but the party wants major changes in power policy and will give the state more power. read more
Sweden’s Minister of Justice believes the police have failed
The police in Stockholm have failed in the fight against the criminal gangs, according to Sweden’s Minister of Justice Morgan Johansson. read more
– A little back in 2020
Assistant health director Espen Rostrup Nakstad tells TV 2 that the infection situation after omicron is quite similar to the situation in March 2020, before the vaccines. read more
Third dose quickly (manager)
Now all means must be used to get people vaccinated.
The wheat bread days were short (commentary by Tone Sofie Aglen) (page 2-3)
After a strong election victory, Støre and Vedum have had a bad start. They are ravaged by a shameless opposition, and the impression left is that they are dragging their feet behind them.
Fear that people will lose the home (page 6-7)
Condominiums not included in the power crisis package.
Faktisk.no: The electricity price is not high due to ACER
The energy agency ACER has little, if anything, to do with the Norwegian electricity price. But the power exchange with Europe can help make the price higher. read more
Fear for life after Norwegian decision: – They have failed us
Employees who worked for the Norwegian Armed Forces in Afghanistan fear for their lives. “Hamid” thinks he would have been safe if he had worked for the Swedes. read more
We are fighting for the drug reform (Chronicle by Sandra Bruflot, Storting representative (H), Marian Hussein, Storting representative (SV), Seher Aydar, Storting representative (R), Storting representative (MDG), Guri Melby, party leader in the Liberal Party)
We are five parties from across the political spectrum, who disagree on much. But one thing we agree on: the time is ripe for a drug reform. We are now raising the issue in the Storting again. read more
Norway is failing in the Security Council (article by Andrine Bro Østenå, Astrid Styrvold, Kjetil Tronvoll, Oslo Nye Høyskole)
Norway is failing in its ambitions as a “nation of peace”. read more