The Budget Act, passed in 2012, imposes strict fiscal regulations, including ceilings on spending at the central, regional and municipal levels
Residential area regulations that were approved in May 2018 are widely believed to be racially instigated, in a bid to structurally isolate ethnic minorities and immigrant Muslims
The new eligibility criteria for residential provisions for disabled people in the municipal area of Copenhagen have resulted in the exclusion of many disabled people from provisions for housing, day care and education.
The unions demand that the new dispensation discontinue the austerity policies of its predecessor and incorporate the aspirations of the working class in the ongoing inter-party dialogue in Copenhagen to form a new government.
Mette Frederiksen, the leader of the Social Democrats is likely to form a minority government, seeking support from various parties on a issue basis. The Social Democrats supported welfare measures but have taken an anti-immigration line
The current retirement age of 65 years will be increased to 67 by 2022, and it is sought to be increased by a maximum of one year every five years 2030 onward, depending on increases in average lifespan.