in Order to prevent a further decline, it was within the SPD last all of The party want to win within the Grand coalition of social democratic issues and be more visible. This will probably help also a separate children’s basic security, with the help of the SPD child poverty and unequal educational opportunities to combat. The coalition partner CSU, these plans run into resistance.

The proposals are not a coherent concept, in order to combat child poverty effectively, said the family policy spokesman of the CSU in the Bundestag Stephan Stracke, the “Augsburger Allgemeine”. Poverty of children based always on the bad financial Situation of the parents. “Therefore, our goal must be to combat the causes of the poverty of the entire family and to support active and sustainable support for the parents, so that you and your children are no longer dependent on transfer payments,” said Stracke. The CDU labour wing, however, is open to the SPD Considerations.

The SPD desired children’s basic security is intended to ensure that assistance will arrive with the children, and the “Strong families act” to continue. This provides that the poorer children of higher social benefits and more money benefit for school Lunches and tutoring. The support is primarily aimed at parents who work, but still financially barely making ends meet.

“We need to strengthen the family”

“reduce the plans of The SPD employment incentives for parents and result in a permanent whereabouts of the entire family in a power relation”, criticized the CSU politician. Stracke suggested to support low-income families. “For this reason, we will be using the on Wednesday the Cabinet adopted a Strong-families-act the benefits of the education and participation package and so that you can reach more children.”

the Chairman of The Christian democratic workforce (CDA), the CDU politician Karl-Josef Laumann, told the editors ‘ network Germany, children in poverty and abide the result of parental poverty. “We need to strengthen families so no child has to live in poverty. A key issue, and can be only a partial solution.”


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