The Deputy SPD Chairman Ralf Stegner holds a fundamental renewal of the social state is indispensable. "The SPD is not in the Agenda 2010 process. However, we must build a new social protection to meet the demands of the present, really," said Stegner the daily mirror: "There is a need for fundamental reforms.“
Stegner's response to the warning of the former German Chancellor and SPD Chairman Gerhard Schröder and his party to dissociate themselves from the Agenda 2010. "The SPD weakens himself," said Schroeder of the "world on Sunday". The party must ask, for what reason, they should still be selected, if you be with what you've done, even do not agree. "If the voters would realize that The not like myself, why should he like you then?"
already a fortune for the unemployed could be from the point of view of the Ex-Chancellor will be higher
Schroeder admitted, however, that he could think of improvements to its labour market reforms. Conceivably, an increase in the so-called already assets of unemployed would be from his point of view. "The amount may not be attacked, could be bigger," said Schröder. And he pointed out that about a lot of things to talk leave, if the basic idea of promoting and supporting maintained to stay. "The idea that we could all do without sanctions, has not much to do with the reality of life," says Schröder.
Not all of the labour and social policy of the previous Chancellor was wrong, said Stegner. "But there are deficits that we need to address." Necessary about a better protection against child poverty outside of the Hartz-IV-system as well as the creation of a social labour market for the long-term unemployed.daily mirror tomorrow location for Free order
links group chief Bartsch: number of children in poverty has doubled since schröder's Agenda
"Hartz IV is and remains poverty by law", insists the head of the Faction of the left party in the Bundestag, Dietmar Bartsch. Since that decision, the number of children had doubled in poverty, said Bartsch to the daily mirror. "Now, when Gerhard Schröder, de facto, assumes that the Hartz laws have to be overcome, it is the urgent request to the SPD to finally take action. Encourage and Challenge, Yes, but not to Harass and Humiliate the Poorest and simultaneous Sparing of tax refugees."
On the question of whether the Greens will replace the SPD as a people's party, said Schröder, he was "safe". In the advantage he could see his party in terms of the economy. The SPD have "an economic, especially industrial, political competence, on the Green do not have". The party by its former Vice-Chancellor Joschkas Fischer had become "a liberal-conservative grouping". The former SPD-Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who would have been on Sunday, 100 years old, have taken "the people, the fear, the socialists could not deal with the economy and internal security. This is the core that needs to be understood in our party.“
Schröder: how to deal with party Chairman of the SPD rabid
With a view to the handling of his party with his Person, Schroeder said: "The SPD is with their leaders, including their former Chairman, rabid as the other parties. This has to do with social Democrats, with the Achieved are never satisfied.“ Who wants to be Chairman of this party, that can "pricing, and to endure".