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Danish parliament agrees to lower energy tax, permit energy bill deferral

A broad majority of the nation’s parliament ratifies an inflation aid agreement to help residents get through the winter amid high energy prices. The policy entails reducing energy tax, state-backed payment deferral, and more money to expand district heating.

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It seems there’s a little something for everyone in the new policy agreement passed in Danish parliament today to help residents get by as inflation pressure mounts.

At a press conference at the Danish Ministry of Finance, the government presents the aid package alongside signatory parties, the Liberal Party, Social Liberals, Socialists, Red-Green Alliance, Conservatives, Denmark Democrats, the Alternative, and Moderates.

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