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The Democracy in Sweden

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This app gives you quick and easy information about how political power in Sweden works in general, and what is being discussed right now. There is lots of information about the Parliament, the Government, the EU and the parliamentary parties. Learn how the political parties look at the reality and what they want. Navigate through the information with buttons, hyperlinks , tabs and page scrolling . You can choose a larger font by pressing a button. The app now also has an Internet page with links to interesting sites and articles. It is updated every few days.   With this app you can: -Get information about each member of the Swedish Parliament: name, year of birth, constituency, party, committee membership, blog. -Search members by name, party, constituency or committee. -Very easily email a member of the Swedish Parliament. -Read the parliamentary party programs. -Search for a word in one or all party programs and find out how often they occur. -Get to know what committees a certain party chairs. Here you can read about : -How parliament works. -How parliamentary committee work. -What Parliament, the Government and the authorities should do. -Who decides what. -How parties operate. -Swedish Constitution. -What the parliamentary committee dealing with now or until recently. -How laws are made in Sweden. -What the government is doing now. -The EU: What it is, its structure and powers. -EU treaties. -Forces in parliament. ... and more. The app describes how Sweden is governed. The focus is on the political power components, how they work and how the system is supposed to work, rather than listing the persons who currently hold leadership roles.