In spite of judgment made in Thuringia, Germany: the SPD, Left and Green's insistence on the parity rule in the Federal

in Spite of the judgment of the Thuringian constitutional court against the quota rule rap Left, the greens and the SPD on such a rule for Federal elections. Th

In spite of judgment made in Thuringia, Germany: the SPD, Left and Green's insistence on the parity rule in the Federal

in Spite of the judgment of the Thuringian constitutional court against the quota rule rap Left, the greens and the SPD on such a rule for Federal elections. The judgment from Weimar was a setback, it was said, to the idea of a parity rule, it intends, but. The rule says that the places on the electoral lists alternating women and men need to be. Such a passage in the Thuringian state election law, the court had on Wednesday declared unconstitutional and discarded.

Cornelia Möhring, Deputy Chairman of the left group in the Bundestag, wants to make this decision, but not the brakes: "Since the judgment in the Central argument refers exclusively to Thuringia, it will unfold (...) is of no relevance for the Federal level."

the Deputy SPD group Chairman Katja Mast defended the target of a similar parity scheme for Federal elections: "a balanced ratio of the sexes in politics, it is in need of a Germany-wide debate. This must go on.“

"changing The judgment, nothing"

call for The Green, that a Commission should work in the Federal proposals, such as a parity law could be made safe. In September, you want to bring such a request in the Bundestag. "The ruling doesn't change the fact that parliaments reflect the social reality, and too few women are represented," said the Chairman of the Green parliamentary group in the Bundestag, Katrin Göring-Eckardt, on Wednesday. "It is the responsibility of the parties to solve the."

Updated Date: 15 July 2020, 18:19

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