Norway polls its citizens with future of oil and gas (7 Visits)

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Norwegians went to the polls on Monday with the future of the country's major oil and gas business. The Conservative ruling party yesterday won re-election for the first time since 1985 in a vote where oil policies were a major focus. 

Although it was a narrow win, the platform was tax cutting and oil industry-stimulating. Erna Solberg declared victory, narrowly defeating a Labour-led opposition with promises of steady management of the economy, which is largely oil-dependent. Solberg plans more tax cuts as a way to stimulate growth, where opposition Labour leader had argued for tax increases to improve public services.

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