Local posse: Switches off in Dresden, the Internet?

The message sounds once again sensational: "Dresden switches off the Internet." To do this, so much in advance, it will not come, the emergence of a Whole but

Local posse: Switches off in Dresden, the Internet?

The message sounds once again sensational: "Dresden switches off the Internet." To do this, so much in advance, it will not come, the emergence of a Whole but now for the second Time within a few months, a spotlight on how the local politics without Not by yourself makes a fool of himself. On Monday, the 20-member Advisory Board of the Dresden district Neustadt, a town has met, in part, in which the Greens regularly win house elections and, together with the Left and the SPD an absolute majority. CDU, FDP and AfD have only one representative each, as well as the "pirates" and "The party". The Advisory Council usually decides on matters that do not go through the city district, such as the maintenance of the appearance of the village and the green spaces, the promotion of Associations and the implementation of the "events of the home care and traditions".

Stefan Locke

a correspondent for Saxony and Thuringia, based in Dresden.

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Because the latter is Corona-in the past few months were, and including, the retail sector suffers, urged the FDP in a request to the mayor that two replacement appointments, the shops in the district on Sundays between 12 and 18 hours are allowed to open. In the Original template of the liberal says: "The Lord mayor is mandated due to the cancelled sale open Sundays, on the occasion of regional events (...) to enable the following Alternatives: 1. the district Advisory Board Neustadt will be given to the possibility, for the 2. Half of 2020 (...) to find two dates, and events, where the point of sale in the period from 12 to 18 hours are allowed to open. (...)"

At the meeting of the Advisory Board on the past Monday, the Council of the party "brought in" a Amendment, in which they demanded, the words "point of sale" by "Internet" and "open are allowed to replace the" by "switch off" to. At the time of the vote, the Amendment received ten votes, one vote more than the original request. That's what happened, because members of the Greens, the Left and the AfD for the "party"-a request agreed to, and the FDP representative, Saxony, former FDP leader Holger Zastrow, a report by the Online magazine "new city-whispers" that no vote had appeared. A representative of the Greens revealed, in turn, the "image"-newspaper, their motives to vote for the "party"-a resolution: The Internet is the biggest competition for the retail trade, would not save two sale open Sunday also. And anyway: "I found the idea of the 'party' is funny."

Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 12:20

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