means testing for the basic pension - Yes or no? Union and the SPD have been able to find on this issue at their Meeting yesterday, the absence of a joint line. CDU leader, Kramp-Karrenbauer, called on labour Minister healing to concretize his plans.
Also after yesterday's Meeting, the coalition pointed the issue of the basic pension remains on the agenda of the Union and the SPD. Sticking point is the question of whether the case Concerned is to be examined, the extent to which you are in need of. The concept of the Federal Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil, does not provide for this. The Union insists, however, that.Kramp-Karrenbauer: healing to plans. substantiate
CDU-Boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said the stations of the world, that the Union in the coalition have made to the Committee that you stand behind the basic pension, but on an examination of the means-as a "matter of justice" does not want to do without She referred to the coalition agreement, in which the means test was written, without describing in more Detail what that means.
"It is now a matter for the Minister for Labour to flesh out its plans," she said. "If he is, however, that there should be no means test, then, I think, is an agreement more difficult."
CSU-Chef Markus Söder called on the SPD to rethink your concept. "Consider very carefully whether you want to be a socially and politically really," he said in the morning magazine of the ARD and the ZDF. The examination of the economic conditions was agreed in the coalition agreement and was "actually the fairness test," said Söder.
discussion on the basic pension continues
tagesschau 12:00 PM, 14.02.2019, Marie von Mallinckrodt, ARD Berlin
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