Moderate Party

political party in Sweden

The Moderate Party (Swedish: Moderata samlingspartiet [mʊdɛˈrɑ̌ːta ˈsâmːlɪŋspaˌʈiːɛt] (audio speaker iconlisten),[1] lit.'Moderate Coalition Party'; M), mainly known as the Moderates (Moderaterna [mʊdɛˈrɑ̌ːtɛɳa] (audio speaker iconlisten)), is a liberal-conservative[2][3][4][5] political party in Sweden. The party supports tax cuts, the free market, civil liberties and economic liberalism.[6] It is a member of the European People's Party.[7]


  1. "The Moderate Youth League". Moderata Ungdomsförbundet (MUF). Retrieved 2021-05-15.
  2. Peter Viggo Jakobsen (2006). Nordic Approaches to Peace Operations: A New Model in the Making?. Taylor & Francis. p. 184. ISBN 978-0-415-38360-8.
  3. Anja Timm (2008). "Practices of Transparency: exporting Swedish business culture to the Baltic states". In Christina Garsten; Monica Lindh De Montoya (eds.). Transparency in a New Global Order: Unveiling Organizational Visions. Edward Elgar Publishing. p. 43. ISBN 978-1-84844-135-4.
  4. Björn Wittrock (2012). "The Making of Sweden". In Johann Pall Arnason; Bjorn Wittrock (eds.). Nordic Paths to Modernity. Berghahn Books. p. 104. ISBN 978-0-85745-270-2.
  5. Hariz Halilovich (2013). Places of Pain: Forced Displacement, Popular Memory and Trans-local Identities in Bosnian War-torn Communities. Berghahn Books. p. 208. ISBN 978-0-85745-777-6.
  6. Klaus Misgeld; Karl Molin (2010). Creating Social Democracy: A Century of the Social Democratic Labor Party in Sweden. Penn State Press. p. 430. ISBN 978-0-271-04344-9.
  7. "Member Parties". Archived from the original on 4 May 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2016.