After the resignation of Nahles, the SPD needs new heads for the group and the party - first at the Council table. In the group of the oldest ran to. For party leaders, several names are in discussion.
Andrea Nahles, leaving behind a gap - group and the party are in need of a new line, at least as a transitional solution. The leadership of the group is to take over the Cologne SPD representative and group Deputy Rolf mützenich acting. Originally scheduled for next Tuesday, scheduled elections to the group presidency should not take place.
The Executive group management Board have voted unanimously to recommend to the group Board and the group, wrote to the Parliamentary managing Director Carsten cutting to the deputies. Cap was not asked to, the business of the group Chairman until the next election at the Council table to take.
Rolf Mützenich, should lead a transitional basis, the group.
Cologne's Deputy agreed to it already. "I've done that more often as a proxy for Andrea Nahles," he said the "Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger". As the senior management of the was completely normal. The SPD must now take the time to first clarify the substantive issues before it, the question is, who'll take over the faction and the party Chairman, said Mützenich continued.
Mützenich sitting since 2002 for the SPD in the German Bundestag and was for a long time, your foreign policy spokesman. Since the end of 2013, he is Vice-Chairman.