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Norway’s Center-Left: Brief pre-election overview. The Center Party (Sp) aims to build up society from its roots with a population independent and confident to take responsibility for their own lives, the community and the environment. They believe they are a Party for those who desire international cooperation among other sovereign democratic nations, and a powerful United Nations so that global challenges can be solved jointly. Listed below are four issues picked out that Center regards as important.ImmigrationPursue a refugee and asylum policy based on international commitments and recommendations from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.Reduce the immigration application procedure times while maintaining security measures.Ensure supervision for unaccompanied asylum seekers.Increase the refugee quote to 1,500. The EnvironmentCarry out a significant electricity supply upgrade and expansion to increase energy production, reduce efficiency loss, and regional price differences.Use public ownership to ensure development of renewable energy resources.Carry out small hydropower plant construction in protected waterways as long as these do not come in conflict with conservation values.Strengthen the funding program that encourages increases bioenergy use.Increase energy use from the Norwegian Continental Shelf.Not allowing hydrocarbon activity in Lofoten, Vesterålen, and Senja.Increase natural gas usage for industrial and business use, and public transportation. TransportAccelerate roads and rails development pace reducing planning time and establishing more funding.Discontinue the road toll project system on country ones.Allow commuters in and around the big cities improved travel to work using public transport through significant investment in the rail network.Modernize the railways to significantly increase freight carriage volumes.Merge state railway NSB, the Gardermoen Airport Express Train and national rail to improve cost efficiency and capacity utilization.Convert the remaining diesel run railways to electric power. TaxationWork towards a tax system that helps retain company capital and that can also be used for investment.Increase tax deductions for commuters.Increase wealth tax minimum allowances and remove property tax on working capital.

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Norway’s Center-Left: Brief pre-election overview

Published on Sunday, 8th September, 2013 at 11:41 under the news category, by Linn Schjerven.

The Center Party (Sp) aims to build up society from its roots with a population independent and confident to take responsibility for their own lives, the community and the environment.

Liv Signe Navarsete
Center Party leader and Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Liv Signe NavarseteLiv Signe Navarsete
Photo: Lars Gjemble (Sp)/Flickr


They believe they are a Party for those who desire international cooperation among other sovereign democratic nations, and a powerful United Nations so that global challenges can be solved jointly.

Listed below are four issues picked out that Center regards as important.

Immigration

  • Pursue a refugee and asylum policy based on international commitments and recommendations from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
  • Reduce the immigration application procedure times while maintaining security measures.
  • Ensure supervision for unaccompanied asylum seekers.
  • Increase the refugee quote to 1,500.

The Environment

  • Carry out a significant electricity supply upgrade and expansion to increase energy production, reduce efficiency loss, and regional price differences.
  • Use public ownership to ensure development of renewable energy resources.
  • Carry out small hydropower plant construction in protected waterways as long as these do not come in conflict with conservation values.
  • Strengthen the funding program that encourages increases bioenergy use.
  • Increase energy use from the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
  • Not allowing hydrocarbon activity in Lofoten, Vesterålen, and Senja.
  • Increase natural gas usage for industrial and business use, and public transportation.

Transport

  • Accelerate roads and rails development pace reducing planning time and establishing more funding.
  • Discontinue the road toll project system on country ones.
  • Allow commuters in and around the big cities improved travel to work using public transport through significant investment in the rail network.
  • Modernize the railways to significantly increase freight carriage volumes.
  • Merge state railway NSB, the Gardermoen Airport Express Train and national rail to improve cost efficiency and capacity utilization.
  • Convert the remaining diesel run railways to electric power.

Taxation

  • Work towards a tax system that helps retain company capital and that can also be used for investment.
  • Increase tax deductions for commuters.
  • Increase wealth tax minimum allowances and remove property tax on working capital.


Published on Sunday, 8th September, 2013 at 11:41 under the news category, by Linn Schjerven.

This post has the following tags: norwayelection, pollingdaynorway.





  
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