Swedish government teeters as far-right party says will block budget

December 2, 2014 4:40 PM

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Swedish government teeters as far-right party says will block budget

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's far-right party said on Tuesday it would back the centre-right opposition and block a budget bill, putting the center-left minority government's future in doubt.

Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has said he could resign if parliament does not approve the budget which it is due to vote on Wednesday, although he could also look to rework the tax and spending plan to win support from the centre-right.

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