The compromise offer by the Federal Minister Olaf Scholz (SPD) in the dispute over the future distribution of the burden in the Integration of refugees found in the countries on rejection. The Saar Prime Minister, Tobias, Hans said to the daily mirror, he welcome the fact that Scholz was moving now. This is the first step but is not sufficient. "Even if at the Moment the refugee numbers fall, will increase the integration cost of the Länder and the local authorities," said the CDU politician. According to the "süddeutsche Zeitung" wants, Scholz will now take on the entire cost of accommodation for recognized refugees.
An "acceptable offer of the Federal government" had to consider, that in the end it is not the local authorities be stuck with the costs, said Hans. "We need a solution that does not lead to a collapse of the integration efforts. Integration is a tedious task that must be managed by the municipalities.“ Hans is Co-Chairman of the Prime Ministers ' conference had rejected just over a week ago, the original offer of Scholz as insufficient and threatened to hold a special meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) is not desirable, if Scholz'll work with you. The statements of the Prime Minister, to States and municipalities would get from 2020, only 1.3 billion euros per year, while it is about three and a half times–, however, by significantly higher numbers of Refugees than currently.
Söder proposal is rejected as insufficient from
Also, the Bavarian Prime Minister and CSU leader Markus Söder considers the new proposal by Scholz to be inadequate. Pleasing the insight of the Federal Minister for Finance", the Länder and the municipalities in the integration was not, however," services alone, said Söder the "Augsburger Allgemeine". Also the cities and municipalities considers the offer too low. Its chief Executive Gerd Landsberg, said the "Rheinische Post": "That's enough, of course, the front and rear." In addition to the cost of the accommodation the Federal government should provide from 2020, the länder and local authorities as in the past year to 4.7 billion Euro for the Integration.
Scholz wanted to. lump sum pay
Scholz had originally offered to pay States and municipalities for every refugee integration fee of 16000 euros, which will run for a period of five years So far, the control that the Federal government pays a flat rate, but at the end of the year, actual costs will be charged. In the coalition agreement, it is agreed that the Federal government caps its contribution at eight billion euros. Scholz has referred to the fact that several Prime Ministers have co-negotiated this contract. Of the eight billion is disbursed, a larger part of the countries feared, therefore, at the end of the legislative session to shoot.
At the heart of the financial dispute, the question of whether the Federal government pays only for recognised refugees (as the attitude of Scholz), or for asylum applicants who are still in the recognition process or to the rejection of the asylum application for a long time remain in the country, for example, because you can not be deported. For the duration of the asylum procedure the Federal government is responsible, under the responsibility of the Federal office for Migration. In the past the countries had criticised that the proceedings lasted too long. Landsberg pointed out that the municipalities for tolerated refugees would get no money at all, "tens of thousands of them live in Germany".More about
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With the deal by Scholz, to cover the costs of the accommodation of recognised refugees, would pay the Federal government an additional one billion Euro in the year. The Hamburg mayor Peter Tschentscher (SPD) had requested the Federal government should at least take care of the entire accommodation cost and to 1.8 billion euros. The financial planning of the Federal government, however, is tense due to the lower growth.