First installment of the Corona-aid: Opposition criticizes the fight Fund of the coalition

in Total, there were 31 decisions taken by the members of the budget Committee of the Parliament on Wednesday at its special session. The Meeting went over long

First installment of the Corona-aid: Opposition criticizes the fight Fund of the coalition

in Total, there were 31 decisions taken by the members of the budget Committee of the Parliament on Wednesday at its special session. The Meeting went over long distances, very businesslike, though the Opposition against the Corona was ran special Fund in the amount of twelve billion euros, storm, and Suspend the debt brake is massively criticized. Accordingly, the members of the Committee of the SPD, FDP, AfD and the Left wanted to know why one of the themes of the government as urgent and urgent were classified. After intensive discussions, the Opposition voted for many proposals, also for you to put into practice.

Finance Minister Michael Boddenberg (CDU) had pointed to the beginning of the meeting, once again, to the fact that it has not yet been identified, whether or not Hesse would take twelve billion euros in new debt to address the Corona pandemic. "We procure funds on the capital market, if we need you." At the end of each quarter would be reported on the expenditure. In the case of the Wednesday's decisions, it will not stay: Boddenberg did not rule out that it could be in August, a further special meeting of the budget Committee.

The largest single sum of almost 1.2 billion euros in the comprehensive package, the support for trade tax losses in the municipalities. Boddenberg plans with 661 million euros, to increase the Federal government promised to 552 million euros. Another focus of 150 million euros for the recruitment of replacement teachers in case a teacher will be made on the basis of pre-existing conditions from the classes, because they belong to the risk group and as a result, the classroom is at risk in the school.

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Whether in this and the next year 150 million Euro are needed, according to the Finance Minister, is open and depends on the further development.

How dynamic this is, also showed an additional request, which was tabled on the eve of the session. 16.5 million euros are now to be used at Frankfurt airport, the infrastructure for the Corona-testing of travel returnees from high-risk areas to build. In addition, 150 million euros are provided as a credit assistance for companies.

"What has this to do with Corona?"

In the action package are not included, according to the Opposition, but also decisions that are either urgent or to do but nothing to do with the pandemic. SPD parliamentary group Deputy Torsten Warnecke cited examples of rental agreements, which are to be closed by 2023. He could not understand, what is it urgent. He accused the state government that they Finance political projects of the special Fund, which were in the coalition agreement. "What's that got to do with Corona to?", he asked.

the saw also the financial policy spokesperson of the FDP parliamentary group, Marion Schardt-and-sour, which recognized a "fighting Fund for Black-and-Green". "We are talking here about the use of Hessian taxation and debt in this country," she said, and demanded that every single one Million should be checked. You also started the same and named the section 9 and for the Hesse forest contained contributions: "I have not found a business consultant who can tell me how Corona effect in the year 2023 on the Hessen-Forst. Why should we decide today in July 2020“, criticised you.

Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 04:20

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