Cultural figures sceptical of new deputy mayor

Cultural leaders in Copenhagen have welcomed the city’s new deputy mayor for culture, but some have expressed concern about his ambitions.

Carl Christian Ebbesen from Dansk Folkeparti (DF) will take over the post in January, though he was originally gunning for the Integration and Employment Administration – a natural decision given his party’s strong anti-immigration platform.

But after Radikale managed to keep control of that administration, Ebbesen said the Culture and Leisure Administration could still prove useful.

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