President of the Danish parliament goes into the case on allegations of cronyism

Henrik Dam Kristensen is in the lead for the new committee to look at recruitment of pressechefer in government departments. president of the Danish parliamen

President of the Danish parliament goes into the case on allegations of cronyism

Henrik Dam Kristensen is in the lead for the new committee to look at recruitment of pressechefer in government departments.

president of the Danish parliament, Henrik Dam Kristensen (S), will be chairman of a new committee, who shall arrange a conference or consultation, where the recruitment in government departments can be discussed.

It happens after the recent debate on that part to newly pressechefer in the ministries have one or another kind of relationship to the government.

- It has evolved into a more fundamental debate, " says Henrik Dam Kristensen to Politiken.

- It can contribute to make us wiser about the complexities of it here. Then we shall see what it brings, he says.

The new committee are going to hear during the Committee of the Rules of procedure, dealing with the Parliamentary work.

According to the newspaper Politiken to the conference or the hearing to take place in early 2020.

George could recently tell you that seven of the nine new recruits pressechefer in the ministries has close ties to the government.

It has been the opposition of the Left in the tip to thunder against the government with allegations of cronyism.

the Critics got few days ago new shelling, as a young press officer in the Aliens and Integration on Twitter commented that the Left-chairman Jakob Ellemann-Jensen had spoken out about the state's purchase of the elephants.

After the criticism was tweetet from it are later deleted.

the Left has demanded that the prime minister Mette Frederiksen (S) turn up for a consultation in the case, but she has referred to the general, rasmussen, Morten Bødskov (S) as the meet-up.

Henrik Dam Kristensen has also written to the prime minister and made her aware of the fact that a majority in the Danish Parliament believe that she should appear for the conciliation.

president of the Danish parliament stresses that he does not take a position in the debate.

- I take the position that there is a debate about these things. I also take as their starting point that there are other countries with which we usually compare ourselves in many ways, which has decorated itself in a different way, where there is more of a political appointment.

- It is a huge step to take, and it should - and I emphasise, if it needs to be - be for a proper, thorough review and discussion of it here. It we start with now, and I have no idea what comes out of it, says Henrik Dam Kristensen to Politiken.

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Updated Date: 27 November 2019, 18:00

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