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Too few signatures: Kesb Initiative is withdrawn

The Initiator of the Kesb Initiative, SVP national councillor Pirmin Schwander (SZ), cancels the signature collection: The Initiative is not reached, it is withdrawn before the expiry of the deadline.

The Federal popular initiative "to Act independently in families, and businesses - KESB-Initiative" is not to bring to pass, as Schwander told at the request of the news Agency Keystone-SDA. He thus confirmed a report of the broadcast "10vor10" of the Swiss television SRF.

in Spite of major efforts had only been raised around 96'000 signatures. Nevertheless, the initiative is the Committee happy, since the launch of the Initiative causes that the main concerns of the initiative Committee were included in the political Agenda. In the last few months, the Federal Council had adopted various initiatives from the national Council, which had taken up the concerns of the Initiative, said Schwander more.

period used to end in two weeks

in Addition, the Federal office of justice after the Adoption of the FDJP by Federal councillor Karin Keller-Sutter, a working group, the need for legislative action in the area of child and adult protection deepens abkläre. "The concerns of the Committee are thus more than satisfied."

The Kesb-critics Schwander-initiated people's initiative was launched in may 2018, and called for more rights for families of the needy. The Kesb would have been permitted to intervene in accordance with the desire, only in cases of abuse and less skills had.

The deadline for the necessary 100'000 to get signatures would have to 15. November lasted.

Schwander is running for the second Council of States seat in the Canton of Schwyz. 24. November, he rises with two other candidates in the runoff election. (Dec/sda)

Created: 01.11.2019, 18:33 PM

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