Special Fund in the state of Hesse: stop to the basic idea of the debt brake

For exceptions of the debt brake should be in the view of the Hessian of the Federal government necessarily a Two-thirds majority needed. His view coincides wit

Special Fund in the state of Hesse: stop to the basic idea of the debt brake

For exceptions of the debt brake should be in the view of the Hessian of the Federal government necessarily a Two-thirds majority needed. His view coincides with the opinion of the Opposition in the Hessian Parliament. They criticized continued sharply the plans of the state government for a so-called special funds with Corona-aid from loans. "To have this coverage now eliminate brake is an attack on the basic idea of the Hessian debt, the coming generations would be expensive," said the Chairman of the Federation of taxpayers of Hesse, Joachim Papendick, on Wednesday in Wiesbaden, Germany, with a view to the debt brake.

He was referring to plans of the black-green state government, to repay a corresponding passage in execution of law on the debt brake with a simple majority. "Without the hurdle of a Two-thirds majority for the exception cases that would have no effective "debt brake" that in 2011, 70 percent of the electorate voted," said Papendick. "The discussion initiated a scandalous is taboo."

"abuse of the exception

With the adoption of the law was clear that a majority government could also include in an emergency situation, only liabilities for measures that would, at least, supported by Parts of the Opposition. to prevent" "So is a misuse of the derogation should be prevented," said Papendick. He called on all parliamentary groups, to return to the negotiating table and to agree "on a common path that can dramatically reduce an excessive debt as far as possible".

The Opposition in the Hessian Parliament criticises meanwhile, the planned billion-dollar Corona-special assets of the state government, more violently. The project of Black-and-Green, to relax the enforcement of its objectives, the rules of the debt brake, was "power politics with the crowbar," said SPD fraction head Nancy Faeser on Wednesday in the state Parliament in Wiesbaden. This marked a low point in the parliamentary system.

Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 15:19

You need to login to comment.

Please register or login.

RELATED NEWS