The concept of labour Ministers of salvation for the basic pension for a dispute in the Union. The criticism that he wanted to operate a pension policy with the watering can, healing. The CDU warns against social injustices.
Immediately prior to today's meeting of the coalition Committee, insists the Federal Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil still on his concept of the basic pension. "The pension is not means-tested, so my Plan is this," said healing the editorial network in Germany.
criticism from the Union that he wanted to operate a pension policy with the watering can, rejected salvation. The basic pension is set out in the coalition agreement agreed objectives "lifetime achievement honor" and "poverty in old age in order to avoid". Three to four million people would benefit from the concept of three-quarters of women said healing. The basic pension is provided for in the coalition agreement, however, coupled to the means test.
The existing Plan of salvation looks roughly like this: Who paid 35 years of contributions and still only a small pension to get up to 447 euros more in a month. This may cost more than five billion euros in the year.