Annika Strandhäll

Anníka Strandhäll

Minister for Social Security

Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

“Our welfare system is the backbone of the Swedish model, playing a crucial role in people’s security throughout their lives. Smart, robust common systems for welfare, redistribution and financial security at different stages of life ensure that we build a society that not only stands together – but that also enables people to grow and take chances. I want to strengthen this security and invest in welfare and people.”

News from Annika Strandhäll

  • Social protection following Brexit

    The Government wishes to mitigate the consequences for Swedish citizens in the United Kingdom in the event that the country leaves the EU without reaching any agreement on how this withdrawal is to take place.

  • Proposals aiming to offer EU citizens continued entitlement to social security benefits after Brexit

    In the social security area, the immediate effect of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU is that central EU legal provisions will no longer apply. To prevent any acute consequences, the Government is planning to take measures that will primarily mitigate the effects that may arise for individuals during the initial period after the withdrawal. The proposals aim to allow a period of adjustment.

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