Hesse: State parliament clears the way for an immediate bonus for children

Wiesbaden (dpa/lhe) - With votes from the CDU, Greens, SPD, FDP and Left, the Hessian state parliament has cleared the way for the immediate children's bonus decided at federal level.

Hesse: State parliament clears the way for an immediate bonus for children

Wiesbaden (dpa/lhe) - With votes from the CDU, Greens, SPD, FDP and Left, the Hessian state parliament has cleared the way for the immediate children's bonus decided at federal level. It is about a quick solution in a currently difficult situation, said the FDP MP Yanki Pürsün on Wednesday in the state parliament in Wiesbaden. He referred to the effects of the corona pandemic and the current price increases. "The money must now come quickly and unbureaucratically," said SPD MP Lisa Gnadl.

The law is necessary so that the immediate bonus for young people affected by poverty decided by the federal government can also be paid out in Hesse. Children and young people in families who depend on social benefits will receive 20 euros more per month from July. The maximum child allowance increases from up to 209 to up to 229 euros per month per child.

The traffic light government in Berlin had agreed on the immediate surcharge as a transitional arrangement until the planned so-called basic child security is introduced, which is intended to bring together all social benefits for children. Needy adults should also receive a one-time payment of up to 200 euros.

The left criticized the planned payments as far too small. "It's really embarrassing," said MP Christiane Böhm. Both the federal and state governments only managed poverty, but did not reduce it. The AfD also spoke of a drop in the ocean – the parliamentary group abstained from voting. Social Affairs Minister Kai Klose (Greens) emphasized that this was an interim solution until basic child security was in place.

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