Maria Borelius
Swedish politician
Maria Borelius
Maria Sigrid Astrid Borelius is a Swedish journalist, entrepreneur and former politician. Following the 2006 Swedish general election she was elected a Member of Parliament for the Moderate Party, and on 6 October 2006 she was presented as Minister for Foreign Trade in Fredrik Reinfeldt's new centre-right cabinet.
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Håkan Juholt borde få chansen - Norra Västerbotten
Google News - over 5 years
Och i sin nya regering hade han personer som till exempel Maria Borelius, som haft svart arbetskraft, Cecilia Stegö-Chlio och Tobias Billström, ej betalt tv-avgift), Sven-Olof Littorin, falsk examen plus påstått sexköp, Eva Björling, byggfusk
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Jösses, Juholt - Expressen
Google News - almost 6 years
Kulturminister Cecilia Stegö Chilò och handelsminister Maria Borelius hann knappt sätta sig i regeringen förrän de fick avgå för sina privata synders skull. Därpå utbröt försvarsfejd mellan finansminister Anders Borg och försvarsminister Mikael
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World Briefing | Europe: Sweden: Government Rocked As 2 Ministers Resign
NYTimes - over 10 years
Culture Minister Cecilia Stego Chilo resigned after admitting that she did not pay a mandatory television license fee for 16 years and that she had evaded taxes by paying a nanny under the table. She was the second minister to step down from the new center-right government just days after it took office. Trade Minister Maria Borelius resigned
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Minister Resigns As Charges Tarnish Swedish Cabinet
NYTimes - over 10 years
Sweden's trade minister, Maria Borelius, has resigned after only a week in office over media reports accusing her of tax evasion, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said Saturday. The Reinfeldt cabinet's first week in office has been one of mounting embarrassment as several of its members have admitted not paying taxes and other mandatory fees. Tax
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    FORTIES
  • 2006
    Age 45
    In 2006 stood for Election for the Swedish Moderate Party, on an agenda of promoting entrepreneurship and strengthening schools and universities.
    More Details Hide Details Maria Borelius was elected a Member of Parliament from the Stockholm County, and became Minister for Foreign Trade in the centre-right government that was formed after the election. Within a few weeks two ministers had resigned, and Borelius was one of them. She admitted that she during the 1990s, when her four children were small, had used child-care without reporting to the tax authorities and paying the full 32% social fees, and in the media frenzy that followed, resigned. The Swedish Government has since then changed the system by which private child care is partly paid through the so-called “RUT” reforms. Together with TV-entrepreneur Annie Wegelius, she started the digital TV-channel and learning portal K-World. Before this Maria Borelius was active as science journalist, and editor for the evening news “Rapport” on Swedish national public TV, and the face of the science program NOVA for many years. She produced numerous TV-programs on popular science, such as “To give birth” which got record audiences. She has written several books on popular medicine, such as “Sedan du fött”, translated into German, Norwegian and Danish, and “Motboken” with Marie Bloom. In 2013 Maria joined the advisory council of Open Europe.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1960
    Born
    Born on July 6, 1960.
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