Mette Frederiksen (born 19 November 1977 in Aalborg), is a Dens Social Democrat politeecian. She haes been a memmer o the Folketing—the parliament o Denmark—syne 2001. She haes been Meenister o Employment o Denmark syne October 3, 2011.
Life[edit | edit source]
Frederiksen wis born in Aalborg; her faither a typografer an her mither a teacher. She wis educatit at the Aalborghus Gymnasium an studiet admeenistration an social science at Aalborg University. Efter graduatin in 2000, she wirkit as a youth consultant for LO, The Dens Confederation o Trade Unions.
Frederiksen wis electit as a memmer o parliament for Copenhagen Coonty in the general election held on 20 November 2001. Efter her election, she wis namit as her pairty's spokesperson for cultur, media an gender equality. She became her pairty's spokesperson for social affairs efter the 2005 election. An aw follaein the 2005 election, she haes servit as the vice-chairperson o the parliamentary group o the Social Democratic pairty.
In May 2010 it wis revealed that Frederiksen's dochter—alang wi the childer o several ither prominent Social Democrat politeecians—wis being educatit at a private school. Frederiksen, alang wi her colleagues, wis accused o hypocrisy bi the Dens press as her pairty haed lang seen the promotion o public education as a key policy. In 2005, Frederiksen haed openly criticisit parents who sent their childer tae private schuils. Frederiksen respondit to the criticism by saying that her opinion on private education haed become mair nuancit syne her remarks 2005 an that it wad hae been hypocritical o her tae put her awn poleetical career ahead o her dochter's best interest.
Opponent o prostitution[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Folketing biography". Folketing. Retrieved 2 February 2010.
- "Opposition under fire for picking private schools". The Copenhagen Post. 11 May 2010. Retrieved 17 May 2010.
- "Mette Frederiksen: Min datter kommer først". Politiken. 6 May 2010. Retrieved 19 May 2010.
- Socialdemokrater vil forbyde købesex Berlingske 26 September 2009