External adviser to the Federal Ministry of defence have made a newspaper report that the house of Minister Ursula von der Leyen (CDU), daily rates of up to 2000 Euro. Several of ten experts, which should take care of the IT-program of the German armed forces "CITquadrat", have settled from February to August 2018 totals of more than 200 000 Euro, as the newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported, citing a detailed statement of costs, which was due to a request of the left party is known.
The consultants-fees "appeared high at first glance", but for such a complex IT programme required Expertise is quite usual in the market, defended, according to Spiegel Online a Ministry spokesman said on Sunday the cost. A Committee of inquiry of the Bundestag to decide whether the Leyens Ministry of potentially illegal contracts awarded to external consultants.
In the case of consultants ' services in the Ministry of defense must hand over the authority to the investigating Committee of inquiry starting Monday, the first files. In addition to questions about nepotism, the investigation Committee should also clarify whether the end of the world only through reports of the Federal court of audit (BRH) in the last year of questionable practices in the awarding of contracts.