It has stormed Bekkevold and more than a hundred party members have announced their appointment, since early August he told communications manager Mona Høvset and Louise-Hill Vegsund. Several have stated that he must be removed as spokesman for the family and cultural policy.
"Today we have a full day meeting, it has been planned for a long time, we have also spent some time on this issue, which has made a great effort." The central administration gives the party leadership confidence and support in this matter, and it is a joint effort. central government that relies on Geir Jørgen Bekkevold, said KrF leader Knut Arild Hareide after the meeting.
He indicates that the conclusion is drawn that the party underestimated the explosiveness of the case, as Hareide said earlier Thursday.
"It was a self-critical central government that pointed out that we had underestimated the explosiveness of this matter, and not least that this could be seen as a political change from KrF's side, which is not true. to our policy As the only party, we only continue the marriage between husband and wife as a good and stable framework for the growth of children, and we also point to the importance of legal frameworks for homosexuals, "said Hareide. .
He also says that his role and any errors in the matter have been discussed, but he did not want to go into what was discussed.
"I have experienced that we ran well during the meeting of the central government," says Hareide.
– The program is stuck
The message from Thursday's central government meeting at the party office in Kirkegata in Oslo was according to the following day:
"A general central government supported the party leadership in this case and expressed confidence in Geir Jørgen Bekkevold.The central government was characterized by self-criticism and concern that the party underestimated the explosiveness of this case and gave an impression of a change in politics."
In the case of a marriage, the central government determines that the party's program is stuck.
"As the only party we create the marriage between husband and wife as the most stable framework for the growth of children, and although we want to guarantee the legal framework for same-sex marriage, it is called" & # 39; "(Conditions)