In the Bundeswehr, consultant, affair have become the new Details are known. FDP parliamentary group Deputy Christian Dürr said the Rheinische Post, within four years about half a Million Euro for consultancy services had gone "to a Familiar of the state Secretary Katrin Suder". The response of the Federal government to a minor Interpellation of the FDP show, "as a friend of the Secretary of state, the order books were filled," said Dürr.
the Essential parts of the answer was the Federal government, according to the report, under lock and key. In the open, the newspaper in this part of the answer daily rates are listed for the Moderation of events in the amount of 2800 Euro, including two of the daily rates for the same Person on the same day.
The affair of irregularities in the awarding of consultant contracts has brought Federal defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen (CDU) in distress. In the Ministry of million-dollar contracts in circumvention of the procurement should have been awarded the right, even the accusation of nepotism is in the room.
the affair in August was Triggered by a report of the German Federal court of auditors, which doubted the efficiency and legality of the consultants use in the Ministry. In the years 2015 and 2016, there are at least 200 million euros were spent for external expertise. It is the allegations of the waste of tax revenues and cronyism stand in the room.
On Wednesday stopped Union, the SPD and the AfD in the Bundestag for the time being, the establishment of the investigation Committee to the affair. The Plan of such a Committee, had, of all things, triggered Suder, the arbitration in April 2018 from the office, you want to answer members ' questions only in writing. That gave the opposition groups the decision to opt for a U-Committee, as these witnesses can appear in court.