Annonce
Annonce
Annonce
News in english

Tax minister to TV anchor

Former Tax Minister Thor Möger Pedersen has gone to TV.

Gem til liste

Thor Möger Pedersen, the former tax minister who was shuffled out of the cabinet by the new Socialist People’s Party Leader Annette Vilhelmsen, has decided to move out of party politics and into a different limelight as a TV anchor at Danmarks Radio.

“I’m changing tracks. I’ve been active at the front line of party politics for ten years; it’s time to try something new,” 28-year-old Möger Pedersen tells Politiken.dk

“It’s very exciting. I can’t say now what will happen in the future – that would be dangerous,” he adds.

Möger Pedersen is to anchor a debate programme for Danmarks Radio’s DR2 channel which will be known as ‘The Street Parliament’. He will remain a member of the Socialist People’s Party. He is not a member of parliament.

“We will be broadening out the public debate. Although politicians will have a large share of the debate, I also think that the Danes should also be heard. That brings democracy alive and as such I am looking forward to my new job,” he says.

Asked whether his decision to leave active politics was the result of the new party leadership, Möger Pedersen says he has decided to change direction and leave active party politics, and therefore does not want ‘to comment on the development of the Socialist People’s Party’.

FACEBOOK – Follow Politiken’s News in English

PolitikenPlus
  • Smageteknik - Del 1 og 2 Oplev nogle af de vinområder der anses for at være de mest betydningsfulde i verden på nærmere hold.

    Pluspris fra 395 kr. Alm. pris fra 550 kr. Køb
  • Sonny Rollins A Han stolprede ind på Det Kgl. Teaters Gamle Scene med krumbøjet ryg. Og lignede for så vidt den ældre herre, han er.

    Pluspris 1.200 kr. Alm. pris 1.380 kr. Køb
  • Pulverslukker Firephant ? En designet pulverslukker. Blot fordi man gerne vil sikre sig i forhold til brand i hjemmet, behøver det jo ikke at se grimt ud.

    Pluspris 469 kr. Alm. pris 549 kr. Køb
  • Natskjorte Speciel Politiken edition Geismars natskjorte i lærredsvævet egyptisk bomuld

    Pluspris 679 kr. Alm. pris 799 kr. Køb
  • Teatret Svalegangen Få rabat med dit Pluskort på Teatret Svalegangen i Aarhus.

    Pluspris 145 kr. Alm. pris 190 kr. Køb