The newly-formed Swedish government signalled that it would pursue a major new policy turn on January 31 by announcing mass public sector layoffs that will see 4,500 state workers made redundant in the coming months.
The move is part of the government's attempt at fiscal consolidation. Following the formation of a new government led by a coalition government led by the Social Democrats, but who are working with the Moderates and Christian Democrats, initiatives have been taken to cut the number...

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