"We had a meeting today between the three District Councils in Viken and decided to support the proposal of the SV, the Center Party and the FrP to end the work of the Joint Committee until the Storting re-considered the case," says Tonje. Brenna, Group leader in Akershus Ap.
This means that the parties are in the majority before the upcoming Fellesmøde meeting for Viken next Tuesday.
For example, politicians will not continue to work on the establishment of the municipality of Viken before the Storting has revised the regional reform this autumn.
This means that the Golf will be put on hold for several months.
– The merger of the three provinces does not support the population nor one of the three district councils. It is expensive, illogical and does not make it easier to solve the tasks and has to be stopped, she says.
It has stormed the merger of Troms and Finnmark in recent months and now the waves have also reached the most populous region. The bay comprises a combination of the counties Østfold, Akershus and Buskerud, with a total of 1.2 million people.
– A parody
Brenna also corrects the Progress Party by a possible new vote in the Deposit:
"If the Progress Party now proposes to close the work of the Joint Committee because they oppose the merger, we expect that this will also be expressed by voting in Parliament," she said.
The proposal to end the work originally came from Gjermund Skaar in Akershus SV.
"The whole reform is about to become a parody, and it is important that we now wait to see what tasks we are actually working on," says Skaar.