Persson tells Swedes euro won't hit welfare scheme

With the September referendum on the euro fast approaching Swedish prime minister Goran Persson has moved to reassure Swede's that their generous welfare programmes would not be damaged by euro membership.

Source: Financial Times

Goran Persson, the Swedish prime minister, yesterday moved to convince Swedes that their generous welfare programmes would not be damaged by euro membership when his Social Democratic government struck a deal with the powerful blue-collar trade union confederation (LO)

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