After a long dispute, the German Bundestag should adopt by the end of the week of the Grand coalition planned in a better position for lower pensions. Although the financing of the so-called basic pension had not yet satisfying, wool will agree to the Union, made the CSU land group chief Alexander Dobrindt in Berlin on Tuesday clearly. It was important to create safety for the affected retirees.
this is the reason we accept that the funding come from the Federal budget, as long as there is no other financing options. Thus, the Federal Council could agree on the Friday before the summer break. Dobrindt stressed that his party had wanted the basic pension always.
the law on The basic pension should 1. January 2021 start. Thus, the pensions of about 1.3 million people are to be improved with small covers up. The costs are estimated to be 1.3 to 1.6 billion euros per year.
Dobrindt criticized the Minister of labour of salvation
the Union was upset that the basic pension should be financed through a tax on financial transactions that was not in Europe and not national at the time of appointment in the Grand coalition of the CDU and the SPD in sight. From the Union was the last to come, the call to postpone the project because of the financial burden of the Corona-crisis, or put it on ice.
But the SPD should not be given the opportunity to play with a pension issue in the summer months, argued Dobrindt. This is the strategic Background for the topic basic pension is expected this Friday to complete, despite the open funding questions. Was possible also that the Bundestag has already on Thursday with the theme in the second and third reading.
Hart went Dobrindt with the Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil (SPD) to the court. The discussions of healing on the organisation and financing had been until recently, difficult because all of the funding promises have not been met. The salvation announced 400 million euros from the budget of the Ministry of labour were not secured until today. You could be with the work of healing is not very happy.
Also by Scholz in the prospect of a financial transaction tax is still in any way visible, that there will be a rapid implementation. Dobrindt said he wanted to tax a European financial transaction – so far, there is of Scholz but the necessary proposals.Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 09:20