The first member of parliament sign up now to be Alternativets new political leader after the founder Uffe Elbæk on Monday announced that he will stop on the entry to February.

– I am running to be Alternativets next political leader, says Rasmus Nordqvist in an interview with Politiken.

If Nordqvist at an extraordinary national congress 1. February will be chosen by the Alternativets members, he will focus on two areas where he believes that the Alternative can improve.

photo: Photo: Carsten Bundgaard/Ritzau Scanpix

first, the climate and the green agenda is filling up even more.

– There is a need, we purely political and is more consistent and puts a sharper line, says Rasmus Nordqvist to Politiken.

– Our message needs to go hard on, that we must have set the time in the green transition. And that it is systemic change and samfundsforandringer that. Not so much on other agendas, he says.

secondly, Rasmus Nordqvist make a kind of update of the Alternative as a party and movement.

the members well enough involved in policy development? Does the option have actually managed to introduce a new political culture’, as the party and especially Uffe Elbæk has talked so much about? The whole thing has been too rigid and bureaucratic?

– We have come to a place now where we should stop, and I see this also as a task for the political leader: to go out and explore with the whole lot, how we should do it today. Also for constantly keeping ourselves up that we have said that we are a innovation in the policy. So should we not begin to say that we just need to do the same, he says.

Anyone who would like to become the new political leader, in the Alternative, shall, not later than 16. January to submit a opstillingsgrundlag, which consists of a “formulated the vision of political leadership and for the Alternative as a movement, a political force of change and parliamentary actor”.

in Addition to Rasmus Nordqvist has also regionsmedlem in the Region of Midtjylland (denmark) Rasmus Foged and folketingskandidat on the island of Fyn Mette Rahbek announced themselves as candidates.