June 15, 2021

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The Prime Minister dismisses the controversial spending statement after a nationwide controversy

It is alleged that Sanna Marin was reimbursed for family meal related expenses. In the midst of the local election campaign, there is bad news for the head of government.

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The Finnish Prime Minister announced on Tuesday, June 1, that he had deliberately abandoned the repayment of his breakfast at his official residence. Sanna Marin hopes to put an end to a controversy that has poisoned her campaign for local elections.

The head of the Social Democratic government faced criticism from the press and the opposition Evening paper It was revealed on May 25 that he would be reimbursed up to 300 euros a month for family meal-related expenses. It was revealed that this amount was around 850 euros per month, including some cold food. However, according to critics, the use of public funds to cover these prime ministerial expenditures may violate Finnish law because they are not explicitly provided.

Finnish police announced Friday that they have opened an investigation and have launched another tax investigation into whether the Prime Minister should pay extra taxes for this benefit.

The head of government has also promised to repay nearly உணவு 14,000 in family meal expenses incurred since he arrived at his official residence in Kesaranda a year and a half ago. “I have other jobs besides spending days exploring things like my family’s food.”The 35-year-old executive said in an interview with MTV3 TV on Tuesday.

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In power since December 2019, Sanna Marin is gaining more popular support as she manages the Kovit-19 epidemic in Finland, one of the least affected countries in Europe. But the referendum for the June 13 municipal election marks the rise of the opposition, especially the Finns’ radical right.