Economy

Working towards a responsible economic policy

The recent years have been difficult in many ways, posing challenges for the public economy both nationally and globally. Despite this, Finland has coped well. The Swedish People’s Party has consistently worked towards a responsible economic policy. Our public economy faces significant challenges. We must address our structural deficit and stop taking on debt. To

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Economy

Welfare is generated by entrepreneurship

Measures that support entrepreneurship and business ownership, as well as creating jobs will generate the growth that we need. Companies need predictability if they are to invest. The employment rate in Finland must be raised to at least 80 per cent. For this to happen, we must ensure that our companies have a sound environment

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Economy

Taxation must incentivise work and investments

SFP wants working always to be profitable. People must be left with more in hand when they work than when they don’t. Taxation on work must be lowered and the tax progression must not steepen further. Finland must be competitive when it comes to taxation. To attract investment and business establishment in Finland, our goal

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Economy

We want to see more people at work

The labour market is undergoing constant change, and employment legislation needs to keep up with this. For this to be possible, new ways of thinking are required among labour organisations and political decision-makers. Accepting a job must always be profitable. Working after retirement should also be incentivised. We want to allow local bargaining for all

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Economy

We only have one planet

We must save the climate and biodiversity now We want Finland to be climate neutral by 2035. For this to happen, it is important to continue working on ambitious climate policy nationally, at the EU level and internationally. Global warming must be limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Finland must be at the forefront when it

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Economy

Our competitiveness depends on research and a knowledgeable population

To cope with global competition, Finland must invest more in research and development. We suggest investing 4 per cent of our GDP in RDI, with public funding making up at least 1.3 per cent of GDP. We must promote even better collaboration between industry and commerce, higher education and growth company environments. One issue is

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