Inventor of rent cover: Berlin's urban development Senator Lompscher back

Berlin's Senator for urban development and Housing, Katrin Lompscher, declared their resignation. The Left-politician justified this on Sunday evening in a mes

Inventor of rent cover: Berlin's urban development Senator Lompscher back

Berlin's Senator for urban development and Housing, Katrin Lompscher, declared their resignation. The Left-politician justified this on Sunday evening in a message with errors in the billing of their remuneration from the Board of Directors and Supervisory Board activity.

This is you become "in the context of answering a written question from a member of the house of representatives of Berlin at the beginning of this week and conscious", it said. "I immediately responded after learning of the lack of transfer to the state Treasury, and the amount of the difference referred." The 58-Year-old is considered an inventor of the controversial Berlin-based rent cap. In this role, she enjoyed the least of nationwide attention.

A Review of your tax return that has failed to make in the years 2017 and 2018, this revenue is tax-deductible. Then you have immediately a correction of the tax returns to the competent tax office to apply for.

Lompscher asks for apology

"the failures I personally bear the responsibility and apologize," wrote the 58-Year-old. "I assure that I have not acted with intent." Of political decision-makers with a particular level of responsibility was expected. "This responsibility, I am not justified, and the citizens of Berlin for an apology."

For you to stand firm, that "my serious personal error would be my Action as a Senator to permanently overshadow". Therefore, they declare, with immediate effect resigning as a Senator. They also lay down the three with the duties related to Supervisory Board mandates.

Updated Date: 02 August 2020, 19:19

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