Tag: Jakob Ellemann-Jensen

  • Rising numbers unfit to serve in the army due to psychological and weight problems, recruiters say

    Young men are far more likely to have mental health diagnoses or to be overweight than in the mid-1990s, according to the Defense Personnel Board, the Defense unit responsible for conscription. During the first half of 2022, the Norwegian Defense Personnel Board announced that 57.83 percent of all applicants for military service were unfit to […]

  • Keeps promises: Denmark delivers formidable self-propelled artillery system to Ukraine

    The CAESAR howitzer, the self-propelled weapon system that Denmark’s Ministry of Defense has promised Ukraine, has arrived in the war-torn country. In January, the then defense minister, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, participated in a historic summit at Ramstein Air Base in Germany and promised military aid to Ukraine. Appreciating Denmark’s support, Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defense of […]

  • Defense Minister on leave with confidence that he will return … at some point

    The government was dealt a blow in February when Defense Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Jakob Ellemann-Jensen took an unexpected leave of absence after a bout of stress. Troels Lund Poulsen quickly stepped in as Acting Defense Minister, and Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen yesterday appointed Stephanie Lose as Acting Minister of Economy to cover Poulsen, […]

  • Ministers revealed in Denmark’s new government

    Ministers revealed in Denmark’s new government

    Mette Frederiksen IIIt is not surprising that the prime minister will again be Mette Frederiksen. As leader of the largest party in Denmark, she has received great praise for leading her country safely through the pandemic. The big question was which jobs should be given to Venstre leader Jakob Ellemann-Jensen and Moderates leader Lars Løkke […]

  • Big change on the way: New government unveils a surprising platform

    Big change on the way: New government unveils a surprising platform

    After a record 42 days of negotiations, Denmark has finally got a new government. And for the first time in 40 years, it will consist of parties across the middle – the Social Democrats, the Left and the Moderates. The three party leaders – Mette Frederiksen, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen and Lars Løkke Rasmussen – unveiled their […]

  • A record number of women elected to the Danish Parliament

    A record number of women elected to the Danish Parliament

    Voice magnets Mette and Inger Looking at the top ten politicians who attracted the most personal votes, women also fared well. Mette Frederiksen topped the list with 60,687 personal votes, followed by Inger Støjberg (47,211), Lars Løkke Rasmussen (38,439), Alex Vanoplasgh (38,284) and Jacob Mark (31,235). The top ten were rounded out by Magnus Heunicke […]

  • The 2022 general election: Key figures from a historic evening

    The 2022 general election: Key figures from a historic evening

    Gov across the middleDespite losing ground in the exit poll compared to the last election in 2019, the Social Democrats actually ended up enjoying their best result in two decades. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen stated that she wants a government across the middle, so the door is open for Rasmussen to play an important role. […]

  • Right now: The polling stations in Denmark have closed

    Right now: The polling stations in Denmark have closed

    The polling stations have now closed in Denmark. Follow Ekot’s live broadcast of the polling station survey directly from Copenhagen. A total of thirteen parties are running in Tuesday’s election in Denmark. The incumbent Social Democratic Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s biggest challenger is the blue party Venstre with party leader Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. However, his opinion […]

  • The 2022 parliamentary election: What you should be aware of on 1 November and beyond

    The 2022 parliamentary election: What you should be aware of on 1 November and beyond

    The general election is approaching. Next week, Danes will go to the polls to cast their votes. We have made a small guide that gives you an overview of what will happen and what you should be aware of. Before November 1: Politics as usual or revolution ahead?The Danish political landscape has changed significantly since […]

  • Behold our most golden queen: Diamond’s eternal immortality beckons

    Behold our most golden queen: Diamond’s eternal immortality beckons

    The timing of the Copenhagen cultural festival Golden Days could not have been better. Coinciding with the month chosen to celebrate Queen Margrethe II’s golden jubilee, a full 50 years and eight months after she acceded to the Danish throne in January 1972, Her Majesty visited Kongens Nytorv on September 2, where 50 female icons […]

  • Blue block united on FE study

    Blue block united on FE study

    With the general election fast approaching, Blå Blok is clamoring for the need for an investigation into the Defense Intelligence Service’s (FE) foreign intelligence service and the recent imprisonment of its former chief Lars Findsen. Conservative leader Søren Pape Poulsen and his Liberal colleague Jakob Ellemann-Jensen recently outlined the potential investigation at a press conference. […]

  • Support is growing for Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s new party the Moderates, but Inger Støjberg is losing ground

    Support is growing for Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s new party the Moderates, but Inger Støjberg is losing ground

    Inger Støjberg and Lars Løkke Rasmussen are former Liberal colleagues who are at the head of new political parties with the potential to shake up the establishment at the general election on 1 November. While Støjberg is committed to supporting the blue bloc, but on her terms, Rasmussen has not yet indicated that he will […]

  • Danish news Round-Up: Heavy traffic is expected when the autumn holidays begin

    Danish news Round-Up: Heavy traffic is expected when the autumn holidays begin

    Saturday 15 October from 10.00-14.00 has been highlighted as probably the busiest period on Danish roads due to the autumn holidays, which start tonight and last until Sunday 23 October. A large number of families are expected to take the week off, and many choose to spend it in their holiday homes. It is also […]

  • Business Round-Up: House prices will fall

    Business Round-Up: House prices will fall

    Reject across the board?For areas such as northern Jutland and Bornholm, the picture is a little less dramatic. House prices will fall by 3.3 percent and 3.7 percent respectively in 2023. Last week, Danmarks Nationalbank also predicted “significant price drops” in the Danish housing market with almost identical figures to Nykredit. Last week, Handelsbanken also […]

  • Policy collection: Pia Kjærsgaard criticizes ‘non-Danish’ decision to sell kebabs at the football stadium

    Policy collection: Pia Kjærsgaard criticizes ‘non-Danish’ decision to sell kebabs at the football stadium

    When the Danish-Turkish football team Vatanspor played against AGF Aarhus in the DM yesterday, the stadium sold kebabs along with the traditional hot dog. The decision to sell kebabs during the match was warmly welcomed by most home fans. However, Pia Kjærsgaard was not too happy about the announcement. Declines invitation to watch the matchA […]

  • Danish news overview: It’s official!  Denmark could have its first gay prime minister!

    Danish news overview: It’s official! Denmark could have its first gay prime minister!

    Liberal leader Jakob Ellemann-Jensen is not the only prospective new prime minister among the blue bloc, as Søren Pape Poulsen has officially confirmed that he wants to stand as a candidate to become prime minister. As leader of the Conservatives, he said this week that he wants to improve Denmark without putting the country through […]

  • Political Round-Up: Red and blue blocks hang level with kingmakers waiting in the wings

    Political Round-Up: Red and blue blocks hang level with kingmakers waiting in the wings

    The Red Bloc and the Blue Bloc are in the polls with 47.9 and 47.8 percent of the vote, according to the latest Epinion poll. Admittedly, the odds for Mette Frederiksen remaining prime minister after the next election have been extended to 5/6 by prominent bookmaker William Hill. Conservative leader Søren Pape Poulsen has been […]

  • The Liberal Party’s “lighthouse” Uffe Ellemann-Jensen died 80 years ago

    The Liberal Party’s “lighthouse” Uffe Ellemann-Jensen died 80 years ago

    Tributes have poured in from the entire political spectrum after the confirmation yesterday morning that Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, one of Denmark’s true heavyweight politicians at the end of the 20th century, has died at the age of 80. Uffe, father of the current Liberal Party chairman Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, led the party for 14 years until 1998, […]

  • New Civic and Liberal Alliance speaks for nuclear power in Denmark

    New Civic and Liberal Alliance speaks for nuclear power in Denmark

    On Tuesday, all the leaders of the parties were invited by TV2 to talk about the future of the EU and NATO, and Denmark’s use of Russian gas became a big talk. The ongoing war has shown how much Europe is dependent on gas coming from Russia. That is why the leaders Pernille Vermund (Nye […]

  • Danish News Round-Up: Liberal Alliance confirms belief in the Conservative leader as future prime minister

    Danish News Round-Up: Liberal Alliance confirms belief in the Conservative leader as future prime minister

    Liberal Alliance leader Alex Vanopslagh has told Jyllands-Posten that there is no doubt in his mind that his conservative colleague Søren Pape Poulsen is a candidate for prime minister. Poulsen has not yet said himself that he is interested in the post, but he informed the same newspaper that “” before election day I will […]

  • Could Denmark be on the verge of having its first LGBT minister?  The bookmakers definitely think so

    Could Denmark be on the verge of having its first LGBT minister? The bookmakers definitely think so

    It will not be a big deal if the Conservative leader Søren Pape Poulsen becomes the country’s first homosexual prime minister – or at least not according to Nordic conditions. Per-Kristian Foss was the first LGBT world leader when he briefly served as Norwegian Prime Minister in 2002, replacing Kjell Magne Bondevik during one of […]

  • This week’s editors: Remember, remember: 16 Nov.

    This week’s editors: Remember, remember: 16 Nov.

    The local and regional elections are approaching. Integration indicator Tuesday the 16th is the big day: Not only for Danes, but also for expats who have the right to cast their vote. On the lampposts, we note that some of the candidates, judging by name and appearance, are of foreign origin. We warmly welcome this, […]

  • Parties putt with mayoral ambitions

    Parties putt with mayoral ambitions

    After the most recent local elections in 2017, the Social Democrats won 47 mayoral posts and thus the most. The Social Democrats’ party secretary, Lasse Ryberg, states that the governing party won an “extraordinarily good election” in 2017. – We went forward, and we got not least many new mayors. This is probably not the […]

  • The Liberal Party faces difficult local elections

    The Liberal Party faces difficult local elections

    Of course, the Liberal Party’s candidates will fight for everything they have learned in the local elections, to conquer and recapture mayoral posts. The question is how much the polls that remain miserable for the Liberal Party will be reflected in the election result. Nationally, the party stands at 14.9 percent in a recent poll […]

  • Hans Engell: Fogh came to Ellemann’s rescue with speech

    – He did it because Ellemann in his big speech yesterday was not really particularly critical of Mette Frederiksen, says Hans Engell. – He had many themes, but you will not find anywhere in the speech with a deep shock in relation to the government. Engell believes that Jakob Ellemann-Jensen let Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen […]

  • Ellemann: Now I feel comfortable in the role of chairman

    Ellemann: Now I feel comfortable in the role of chairman

    In his closing speech to the national meeting, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen says to the 1700 participants that he has now finally found his way into the role of chairman of the party. – I just had to state that it was not necessary to put on another chairman’s hat. To be someone other than who I […]

  • S: The left speaks in slogans instead of solving problems

    In particular, when it comes to criticism of the government’s desire for a distribution of students in high schools based on parents’ income, the Liberal Party’s words sound hollow, it sounds from the Social Democrat. According to him, the Liberal Party criticizes the government’s proposal for a new high school distribution, even though the party […]

  • Fogh: Mette F.’s government is the most fox red in decades

    Fogh: Mette F.’s government is the most fox red in decades

    – I am sincerely concerned about the political development in Denmark. Not only is it difficult for the press to gain direct access to ask critical questions of the Prime Minister. But under the guise of the Corona and a tight foreign policy, the Prime Minister has firmly ruled the most fox-red government for decades, […]

  • Ellemann: I can easily see Pape as prime minister

    – I think Søren Pape is an excellent politician. We share many views. We work closely and confidently. In the polls, the pair race is also close. In the latest Voxmeter poll, the Liberals stand at 14.9 percent of the vote, while the Conservatives stand at 14.5 percent. Thus, not many voters will have to […]

  • Ellemann will not set targets for difficult local elections

    At the national level, the Liberal Party is struggling with a marked decline in opinion polls. Sometimes up to 10 percentage points. However, the national political opinion polls usually only take effect with half force in local elections. But it will also be a noticeable decline for the Liberal Party. – I think it will […]

  • Uffe Ellemann: City and country have moved closer together in the Liberal Party

    Uffe Ellemann: City and country have moved closer together in the Liberal Party

    – It is not at all, not at all the same today as 40 years ago. It is the common interests that bind us together. The liberal attitudes. That is why it suits such a national meeting so well that a strong ideological speech is given, says Uffe Ellemann. From the front row, the former […]

  • S would like to look at V proposals – but not without funding

    S would like to look at V proposals – but not without funding

    – I think it is difficult to call it a proposal when the Liberal Party does not come up with any funding itself. – I remember that the Liberal Party’s former finance minister Claus Hjort had a sign standing on his drill that said: “Where should the money come from?”. And the same can probably […]

  • Ellemann: National pensioners must be able to work without set-off

    Ellemann: National pensioners must be able to work without set-off

    Ellemann makes no mention of the financial consequences of removing those rules. The proposal falls along the way in the President’s speech, which has the theme of freedom. The proposal is also an input into a very current challenge: Companies are calling for labor. – It must pay to work, no matter how old you […]

  • Ellemann wants to measure whether voters get more freedom

    Here, the Liberals will celebrate the party’s 150th anniversary and look forward to the local elections, which will really start when the election posters are hung up on 23 October. In Ellemann’s speech, however, it is especially the message of more freedom for the Danes that fills. The National Assembly Hall is decorated with large […]

  • Left: The elderly must be able to choose home help, cleaning and food

    Left: The elderly must be able to choose home help, cleaning and food

    The Liberal Party will concretely give the citizens a new, national “free choice guarantee”. A guarantee, which means that the money must follow the citizen. – We want to create a society where Danes to a much greater degree can choose what suits them exactly. This of course also applies to our elderly fellow citizens, […]

  • Ellemann assures: The Liberal Party will deliver on a welfare promise

    – The money must follow when more children and the elderly arrive, he says late Thursday evening during the Folketing’s opening debate. The Liberal Party has two requirements for the law that must ensure money for welfare when a larger part of the population demands benefits or help: That the expenditure on welfare does not […]

  • Evacuation of Syria children filled opening debate

    Evacuation of Syria children filled opening debate

    Once again, the government was criticized for its reversal in the case. But also more forward-looking questions were turned: What will happen to the children now that they have landed in Denmark? What about the remaining five children and their parents with connections to Denmark who are left in the Syria camps? Questions that divided […]

  • The Prime Minister promises shorter for the hospital

    The Prime Minister promises shorter for the hospital

    However, Mette Frederiksen left patients, doctors and members of the Folketing without very tangible information in her speech. – Centralization affects us all. There are also citizens in Copenhagen’s Vestegn who miss the local police, and here are also challenges with medical coverage. – More needs to get closer. We are in the process, said […]

  • Thulesen hears bullshit in Mette F.’s calls on social media

    Thulesen hears bullshit in Mette F.’s calls on social media

    In the speech, the Prime Minister warned against a fragmented dialogue on social media, which will be a challenge, as the conversation can be vitamin-poor and superficial. – Honestly, during the corona, where did she herself communicate to the Danes? Has she not just communicated on Facebook and Instagram, and she has not wanted to […]

  • Ellemann and Pape want more manpower for companies

    Ellemann and Pape want more manpower for companies

    – The talk is too much about how we spend the money, rather than how we earn it. The challenge that companies face, namely the lack of manpower, is not really addressed in the speech, says Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. The chairman of the Conservatives, Søren Pape Poulsen, also lacks answers on how to obtain more labor. […]

  • Commentator: Agricultural agreement benefits the government and Ellemann

    – A government that can make an agreement on something that is so controversial and so comprehensive, with all the parliamentary parties minus the Alternative. It’s pretty impressive, he says. The agreement implies, among other things, that agriculture in 2030 must have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 55-65 percent compared to the level in 1990. […]

  • Blue parties: The government moves in agricultural negotiations

    – We have looked at the draft that we have received. We have some improvement proposals for that, says Liberal Party chairman Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. – We have sent them to the government. We must then discuss them with the government. The Conservatives’ chairman, Søren Pape Poulsen, believes that the negotiations in recent days have moved […]

  • Pape and Ellemann are ready for binding climate goals for agriculture

    It appears from a letter that the chairmen of the two parties, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen (V) and Søren Pape Poulsen (K), have sent to Minister of Finance Nicolai Wammen (S). – We are certainly ready to accept a binding goal. And 40 to 60 percent sounds almost at the low end. But we are ready for […]

  • Party leaders on charm visits kick off the election

    Party leaders on charm visits kick off the election

    Already, several of the party’s top leaders have been around to back up the local candidates and to talk to those who decide it all: the voters. And citizens across the country can well prepare for further influx of party leaders, predicts political commentator Hans Engell. – We see that the party leaders, parties and […]

  • Broad agreement must ensure stable conversion

    Broad agreement must ensure stable conversion

    Together with the top managers of Danish Agro, DLG and Arla Foods, he is co-signing an open letter to the politicians. Here, the four bosses just call for an agreement on a broad agreement at Christiansborg. The letter comes during the lengthy negotiations at Christiansborg on a climate plan for agriculture. The four top managers […]

  • Pape believes in Schlüter: A Conservative prime minister is coming again

    Pape believes in Schlüter: A Conservative prime minister is coming again

    It was with reference to the Conservatives’ former chairman, Poul Schlüter, who died earlier this year. Schlüter was Prime Minister from 1982 to 1993, and he remains the latest Conservative Prime Minister that Denmark has had. Pape’s farewell remark in the speech was met with applause from the more than 1,000 delegates who immediately stood […]

  • Mette F. flatly rejects agricultural agreement without binding CO2 targets

    Whether it is a broad or a narrow agreement, it will contain a binding measure of how large a CO2 emission agriculture may have. This is stated by Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (S) to Politiken about the ongoing climate negotiations regarding Danish agriculture. – There must be a binding goal. Otherwise, agriculture will not come […]

  • To be or not to be blue block tip

    To be or not to be blue block tip

    In the latest Voxmeter poll for Ritzau, the Conservatives stand for 13.9 percent of the vote, while the Liberals stand for 15.1. Pape will hardly say too much about the infringement cases that have hit the party hard in the past year. Most recently with the much-publicized case of Naser Khader being thrown out of […]

  • Think tank: The government’s unemployment benefit proposal will cost students dearly

    Think tank: The government’s unemployment benefit proposal will cost students dearly

    It shows a calculation from the think tank Cevea. – It shows that 60 percent of the master’s students have a job next door and thus will go considerably more down in income than what we have heard from Jakob Ellemann-Jensen or the government’s calculations, says Cevea director Asbjørn Sonne Nørgaard. The graduate rate is […]

  • Binding goals separate parties in agricultural plan

    Binding goals separate parties in agricultural plan

    With its proposal, the Blue Bloc will put pressure on the government to find more money for the green transition and hopes for a quick and broad agreement. The goal of the initiative is to secure jobs in the Danish food industry, while fulfilling the climate ambitions, says the Liberal Party’s chairman, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. – […]

  • Blue block requires millions for green agriculture

    Blue block requires millions for green agriculture

    Now the five parties in the blue bloc have joined forces on a proposal that will once again put pressure on the government to find more money for the green transition in agriculture. The goal of the initiative is to secure jobs in the Danish food industry, while fulfilling the climate ambitions, says the Liberal […]

  • Blue block hopes for quick agricultural agreement after proposal

    Blue block hopes for quick agricultural agreement after proposal

    – The government’s proposal has many good beats. But it risks costing thousands of jobs. It requires funding to avoid. – So we show that there are other ways. Where we are still ambitious in the environmental part, we are more ambitious in the climate part, and where we also take the industry into account, […]

  • Total blue block requires 750 million for green agriculture

    Total blue block requires 750 million for green agriculture

    In a joint written statement, the five party chairmen state that the aim of the proposal is to secure jobs in the Danish food industry while meeting climate ambitions. – The government’s proposal will cost jobs in the parts of Denmark where it is often difficult to create new ones. That is why we are […]

  • Conservatives have had enough: Goodbye to Bramsen as minister

    Trine Bramsen (S) is no longer suitable as Minister of Defense. This is the message from foreign affairs spokesman Marcus Knuth and defense spokesman Niels Flemming Hansen from the Conservatives in a comment in Berlingske. – Denmark is simply not served by a minister who goes to a voter meeting on Ærø to talk about […]

  • Higher share tax is inedible for the Liberal Party

    Higher share tax is inedible for the Liberal Party

    – It’s a tax on entrepreneurship. It is a tax on the green transition. It is a tax on the companies that will help us improve the world climate. – It’s unwise at best. That part is at least inedible, says Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. The taxation of shares has previously been 45 percent. But in 2010, […]

  • Uffe Ellemann-Jensen has been severely affected by corona

    Uffe Ellemann-Jensen has been severely affected by corona

    Former chairman of the Liberal Party and former Minister of Foreign Affairs Uffe Ellemann-Jensen has been seriously affected by corona and pneumonia. This is what Uffe Ellemann-Jensen’s son and current Liberal Party chairman Jakob Ellemann-Jensen writes on Facebook. Uffe Ellemann-Jensen spent three weeks in hospital. – Four weeks ago – right up to the Liberal […]

  • V-chairman hopes for consequences for Bramsen after Ærø trip

    Liberal Party chairman Jakob Ellemann-Jensen hopes that Minister of Defense Trine Bramsen’s (S) trip to Ærø in the Armed Forces’ boat will have consequences. He says this to BT, who has been able to tell that she was sailed to the island by one of the Navy Home Guard vessels in mid-August. According to a […]

  • Unredeemed Afghanistan exit filled on flag day

    Unredeemed Afghanistan exit filled on flag day

    In front of, among others, the Crown Prince Couple and approximately 1,200 soldiers, the Prime Minister paid tribute to the Danish envoys with a special focus on Afghanistan. – It is you who have ensured the safety of us others, said Mette Frederiksen. You have given yourselves to the fact that a hard-pressed Afghan people […]

  • Money for agricultural agreement divides parties

    Money for agricultural agreement divides parties

    Of this, DKK 18.4 billion is to be found by earmarking more of farmers’ EU support for green initiatives. But Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, chairman of the Liberal Party, and Søren Pape Poulsen, chairman of the Conservatives, demand that the government allocate extra state funds to reduce farmers’ bills. They say this to Jyllands-Posten on Saturday. – […]

  • Ellemann and Pape reject the government’s agricultural ultimatum

    Ellemann and Pape reject the government’s agricultural ultimatum

    Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Rasmus Prehn (S) stated on Thursday that the budget of more than DKK 22 billion in the government’s proposal for a climate agreement for agriculture is not up for debate. Otherwise, the parliamentary parties cannot be part of the forthcoming agricultural negotiations. But Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, chairman of the Liberal […]

  • Finance law does not solve acute problem with few hands

    Finance law does not solve acute problem with few hands

    Two of the criticizing parties are Dansk Industri (DI) and Dansk Erhverv. – These are both skilled labor, skilled labor and unskilled labor, says Lars Sandahl Sørensen, CEO of DI. At Dansk Erhverv, chief economist Tore Stramer follows suit. – We currently see that the shortage of labor is extremely high – it is both […]

  • The government is lifting its footing from the accelerator

    The government is lifting its footing from the accelerator

    That was the backdrop when Finance Minister Nicolai Wammen (S) at a press conference on Monday presented the government’s proposal for a “tight and subdued” social budget for the coming year. The government will in particular focus on the welfare area. This must be done with initiatives that – in a year of local elections […]

  • Ellemann: The government’s budget proposal is a thin one

    The support parties demand more, including on climate, and there is also criticism from the opposition. Among others from the Liberal Party’s chairman, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen (V). – The government’s budget proposal is a thin one, he says in a written comment. – Too little is being done to secure the future of the Danish economy […]

  • Left: Ideal time to drop defense reservations

    Left: Ideal time to drop defense reservations

    The Liberal Party will have called a referendum as soon as possible to have the Danish defense reservation abolished. This is what the Liberal Party’s chairman, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, says, according to Berlingske. According to Ellemann-Jensen, the events of recent weeks in Afghanistan have shown the need to get it abolished. – I have a hard […]

  • Parties: We made a difference in Afghanistan

    Parties: We made a difference in Afghanistan

    It calls for self-examination, it sounded from Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod (S) on Sunday. – What we are seeing now calls for reflection and self-examination by the international coalition, which has been behind the efforts in Afghanistan for almost two decades. – I think we can all feel the pain of leaving Afghanistan this way. […]

  • The Liberal Party wants 1,700 more general practitioners in Denmark

    – All Danes must have a good general practitioner close by. It is very unsafe and unsafe for Danes and their families when it is difficult to find a doctor where you live, says Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. He refers to an analysis from the Association of General Practitioners’ Organization. According to it, more than half of […]

  • The Liberal Party wants to move medical practices closer to the Danes

    The Liberal Party wants to move medical practices closer to the Danes

    – We simply have to do much more to ensure that Danes can get a good doctor close to where they live. – Today, far too many citizens experience that it can be difficult, and it creates insecurity, says the Liberal Party’s chairman, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. The Liberal Party will present the proposal at the party’s […]

  • The Left wants many more GPs

    The Left wants many more GPs

    It appears from a proposal that the Liberal Party presented on Friday in connection with its summer group meeting. For example, the Liberal Party will spend DKK 375 million over three years on modernizing medical practices around the country. It should make it more attractive for doctors and other healthcare professionals to establish themselves where […]

  • V: Medical practices need to be closer to citizens

    V: Medical practices need to be closer to citizens

    Over three years, the party will spend the money on modernizing medical practices around the country and making it more attractive for doctors and other health professionals to establish themselves where there is still a shortage of doctors. The money must be placed in a pool from which regions and municipalities can apply for funding […]

  • Trade unions: Fewer unemployment benefits do not get young people into jobs faster

    This is how it sounds from the unions Djøf and DM. They both have academics as members, and people with long higher education fill a lot in the figures for new graduates on unemployment benefits, according to the Ministry of Employment. – I do not agree with that argument, says Henning Thiesen, chairman of Djøf, […]

  • V vil finde penge klima ved at skære i dagpenge til nyuddannede

    V vil finde penge klima ved at skære i dagpenge til nyuddannede

    Venstre ønsker at sænke dagpengesatsen markant for nyuddannede. Det siger formand Jakob Ellemann-Jensen til Berlingske. De 1,7 milliarder kroner, der årligt vil kunne spares, skal i stedet øremærkes til klimaet gennem et “permanent grønt råderum”. Konkret vil Jakob Ellemann-Jensen sætte dagpengesatsen ned fra 15.844 kroner om måneden til 11.600 kroner for en forsøger. For en […]

  • V vil finde penge til klima ved at skære i dagpenge til nyuddannede

    V vil finde penge til klima ved at skære i dagpenge til nyuddannede

    Venstre ønsker at sænke dagpengesatsen markant for nyuddannede. Det siger formand Jakob Ellemann-Jensen til Berlingske. De 1,7 milliarder kroner, der årligt vil kunne spares, skal i stedet øremærkes til klimaet gennem et “permanent grønt råderum”. Konkret vil Jakob Ellemann-Jensen sætte dagpengesatsen ned fra 15.844 kroner om måneden til 11.600 kroner for en forsøger. For en […]

  • Engell: Ellemanns principper løser ikke blå bloks problemer

    Engell: Ellemanns principper løser ikke blå bloks problemer

    Det skal kunne betale sig at arbejde, velfærdssamfundet skal moderniseres, så danskernes valgmuligheder mellem offentlige og private løsninger øges, og der skal føres en stram og konsekvent udlændingepolitik. Sådan lyder nogle af de ti principper, som Venstres formand, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, har fremsat i et interview med Politiken forud for partiets sommergruppemøde, og som han mener, […]

  • Jakob Ellemann-Jensen will collect blue block with ten principles

    Jakob Ellemann-Jensen will collect blue block with ten principles

    Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, chairman of the Liberal Party, presents ten principles that he hopes can bring the blue bloc together around a common direction and create a common platform leading up to the next parliamentary election. It writes Politiken. The principles are, among other things, that it must be worthwhile to go to work, a modernization […]

  • Ellemann misses government taking action for interpreters

    Denmark should soon take action in the case of the Afghan interpreters, says Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, chairman of the Liberal Party. It writes Politiken. – I’m not saying that all these people are going to Denmark. I think some of them should. I do not have insight into the individual cases to be able to process […]

  • The Left loses the three biggest vote-swallowers

    The Left loses the three biggest vote-swallowers

    In addition to losing a profile, Ahlers’ exit from politics once again underscores the Liberal Party’s problems in retaining voters. Since the election, the Liberal Party has declined significantly in opinion polls. And with Ahlers’ exit, the Liberal Party has in less than eight months lost the party’s three biggest voters at Christiansborg. It is […]

  • New Herning mayor on a difficult task in the Liberal Party’s capital

    New Herning mayor on a difficult task in the Liberal Party’s capital

    She is excited and humble, she says. Dorte West is aware of the great legacy she inherits from Lars Krarup, but she does not intend to try to imitate him. – I really do not want to think so much about lifting the legacy of Lars. I intend to continue the development that Herning Municipality […]

  • Danish victory kicked off the party

    Danish victory kicked off the party

    I wonder if many others felt the same way as the national coach after the 4-1 victory on Monday night: Finally, the party can begin. In any case, it was a redemption that could both be felt and heard, as Denmark could declare itself ready for the round of 16. While Kasper Hjulmand stepped off […]

  • Corona has marked the first two years of the government

    Corona has marked the first two years of the government

    After over a year with the corona as a fixed part of life, society is now reopening to its normal self from before the corona. The holding of the Folkemødet after last year’s cancellation is a sign of that. It’s good enough in an amputated version, and probably why the Prime Minister could wander around […]

  • The people’s meeting is back in an amputated version

    The people’s meeting is back in an amputated version

    Two years ago, there were about 65,000 visitors to the political festival, whose purpose is to promote democracy and reduce the distance between those in power and the population. That number of visitors this year’s public meeting does not come close at all. Nevertheless, Camilla Laudrup, director of the Association Folkemødet, is happy that it […]

  • Løkke names his new party, the Moderates

    Løkke names his new party, the Moderates

    According to Lars Løkke Rasmussen, the party will be founded after the local elections. – I often get inquiries from people who want to get involved in the local elections for this party. But it will not be serious to stand and participate in the municipal elections in a few months, he says. – That […]

  • Ellemann: New reforms must get more people into work

    It must help to ensure prosperity in Denmark when “fewer have to pay for more”: – We have too many who are on the edge of the labor market. Maybe because their competencies have not kept up, or because there is not enough flexibility for people to keep going, even though they have come up […]

  • OVERVIEW: This is how the party leaders say goodbye to Schlüter

    Here is an overview of how the party leaders remember Poul Schlüter: * Liberal Party chairman Jakob Ellemann-Jensen: – Schlüter is a role model for bourgeois Denmark. Also for me both politically and humanly. As a child, he was first and foremost my father’s good colleague. A nice adult who came to our house and […]

  • It’s a Constitution Day in Schlüter’s sign

    It’s a Constitution Day in Schlüter’s sign

    Pape had been looking forward enormously. Last year, Constitution Day drowned in corona restrictions, and most political speeches took place virtually. Two years ago, there were no speeches due to the general election on the same day. So Pape had looked forward to coming around the country, giving speeches, delivering political messages and meeting the […]

  • The opposition wants the government to place a new exit center

    On Tuesday evening, the government announced that it was dropping plans for a new exit center on Langeland, which it otherwise presented last week. Thus, the 130 residents who were to move into the new exit center for criminal foreigners and people on tolerated stay, will live where they live now: At Kærshovedgård in Central […]

  • For the first time, EL is setting up a front figure outside Copenhagen

    For the first time, EL is setting up a front figure outside Copenhagen

    It is political rapporteur Mai Villadsen’s (EL) own wish that the party becomes more broadly embracing, and then she herself is from the West Jutland station town Kibæk near Herning. She changes from North Zealand’s Storkreds to East Jutland. – I am proud that for the first time ever we are setting up our political […]

  • Commentator: Krarup slaps Løkke to help Venstre

    In an interview in Berlingske, Lars Krarup says, among other things, that Løkke announced that he would resign as chairman before the presidential showdown in August 2019. But Løkke allegedly did not live up to that promise in the first instance. – A great deal of bitterness has accumulated towards Løkke among some of the […]

  • OVERVIEW: Ballad in the Liberal Party led to Lars Løkke’s exit

    Read about the course from 2019 here: * May 16: During the election campaign, Lars Løkke Rasmussen presents the book “The Moment of Liberation” and launches thoughts on joining the Social Democrats in a government and thus blowing up the blue bloc. * June 5: The Blue Bloc and the Liberal Party lose power in […]

  • Ellemann-Jensen: Mothers of children in Syria are terrorists

    The report contains, among other things, a security assessment from the Police Intelligence Service (PET). Jakob Ellemann-Jensen does not believe that anything has changed in the security assessments from PET and refers to the task force’s report on conditions in Syria. Here, international cooperation is proposed as a solution. – In the Liberal Party, we […]

  • Mouthpieces will be phased out as part of new reopening agreement

    As part of the agreement, the parties have also agreed to phase out the corona passport. – We will follow the agreement on phasing out the corona passport to the door. It is not fair that people have to spend hours renewing their corona passages in time and out of time, says Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. Mouthpieces […]

  • Denmark will reopen completely on May 21 – except for discos

    – If you take a blank piece of paper, it will say that from 21 May, nightclubs and discos are closed. But everything else is open, albeit with some restrictions, says Søren Pape Poulsen. Students in the youth and adult education programs can return in full from 21 May, while the parties also agree on […]

  • Almost all parties are ready to change the use of coronapas

    Almost all parties are ready to change the use of coronapas

    – I have more scam for trust than for control. I can see the idea in the corona passport in some places, but let’s get a driving license model, where it is me as a guest who is responsible for that I have fit in order, says chairman of the Liberal Party Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. The […]

  • Mette Frederiksen calls Brostrøm’s vaccine decision & quot; distinctive & quot;

    Mette Frederiksen calls Brostrøm’s vaccine decision & quot; distinctive & quot;

    The decision was made by the health authorities, headed by the Danish Health and Medicines Authority’s director Søren Brostrøm. On Tuesday, Mette Frederiksen emphasized several times in connection with Question Time in the Folketing that the decision was made solely by the Danish health authorities without political interference from the government or the Folketing. – […]

  • The Liberal Party is betting on more green cars in infrastructure initiatives

    The Liberal Party is betting on more green cars in infrastructure initiatives

    In this connection, the Liberal Party’s chairman, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, does not give much in favor of the idea that public transport must be given priority if the climate goals are to be achieved. – It is an old-fashioned way of looking at it, if you think that green cars can not drive on the roads, […]

  • Blue lots: Coronapas must be a driver’s license – not an entry ticket

    Blue lots: Coronapas must be a driver’s license – not an entry ticket

    Instead of requiring companies to see a valid corona passport, it should act as a driving license, where it is the passport holder’s responsibility to have a valid corona passport when checked by the authorities. – This means that we think we must take seriously that the corona passport is a hindrance and a restriction […]

  • Parties are tight with the corona pass – but live with it

    On the whole, the corona passport plays a major role in the further reopening. Liberal Party chairman Jakob Ellemann-Jensen believes that the use of the corona passport in some cases goes too far. – The Liberal Party went to the negotiations with three main demands: To get the children back to school, to reopen the […]

  • Fitness centers and indoor sports can reopen from Thursday

    Fitness centers and indoor sports can reopen from Thursday

    Indoor sports will be reopened under the agreement for people over the age of 18 with requirements for coronapas as well as an assembly ceiling, “which follows the indoor assembly ban”. That is, a ceiling of 25 people. The text of the agreement emphasizes that “non-contact sports” are only open to persons between 18 and […]

  • Danish primary and lower secondary schools will open entirely as part of an agreement on reopening

    Minister of Justice Nick Hækkerup (S) says that the further reopening can be done because the corona situation in Denmark is good. – We have made an agreement for reopening, which is based on the good situation we have in Denmark, says Hækkerup. Until the night’s appointment, the schools have not yet been fully reopened. […]

  • Party leaders on streak want kids in school full time

    It says a streak of party leaders on their way to the negotiations. Schools, colleges and vocational schools are still not fully reopened. – The children must return to school. Fortunately, the infection is doing well and it is crucial. Getting the children back to school is the first priority for us, says political leader […]

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