Politics: Mediation Committee is giving away for the introduction of the citizens 'allowance free

Mediation Committee clears away for citizenship money

 Mediation Committee clears away for citizenship money Berlin (Reuters) - The way for the planned conversion of Hartz IV into a citizen benefit is free. © Thomson Reuters Overall view of the Plenary Hall of the German Bundestag During the budget debate in Berlin, Germany The mediation committee of the Bundestag and the Federal Council decided on Wednesday evening a proposal that was previously negotiated between the traffic light coalition and the Union.

The mediation committee of the Federal Council and the Bundestag has cleared the way for the introduction of the citizens' benefit. On Wednesday evening, he approved a compromise to the new basic security for job seekers that the traffic light parties and the Union had agreed in advance. Federal Minister of Labor Hubertus Heil (SPD) said that the Hartz IV system would be "overcome". CDU boss Friedrich Merz now assumed his party's approval on Friday both in the Bundestag and in the Federal Council.

Der Vermittlungsausschuss von Bundestag und Bundesrat hat seine Beratungen über den Kompromiss zum Bürgergeld aufgenommen. © Fabrizio Bensch The Mediation Committee of the Bundestag and the Federal Council has received its consultations on the compromise on civil allowance.

Because of the Union's resistance, the Citizens' Benefits Act failed in the Federal Council last week and became a case for the mediation committee. Working groups of the government parties and the CDU and CSU were able to reach an agreement on Tuesday before the first meeting of the committee. The traffic light parties had to accept significant compromises. In particular, the planned sanctionless time for job seekers was deleted during the first six months and the accommodation for civil allowance recipients was significantly reduced.

Heil thanks Union for support in the citizens' allowance: "Hartz IV becomes history"

 Heil thanks Union for support in the citizens' allowance: Federal Minister of Labor Hubertus Heil (SPD) has thanked the Union to make the introduction of citizen benefit possible through its approval in the mediation committee. "Hartz IV will be history," he said in the debate of his budget on Thursday in the Bundestag. With the citizens' allowance, people in need would be more reliable and unbureaucratic. Through higher additional service options, the reform also creates more incentives to work and ensure more qualified specialists.

It was found in difficult negotiations with the Union "a good solution", said Heil. The citizens' money remains "the greatest social reform of the past 20 years". With it, the state is at need in partnership after entry into force in January and makes their way into work easier. It is also a contribution to securing skilled workers that long -term unemployed could make up for professional financial statements.

CDU boss Merz spoke of a good compromise after the decision in the mediation committee. He assumes that all countries with CDU government participation would now agree with the Citizens' Benefits Act in the Federal Council, he said. At a special meeting in the evening, the CDU and CSU parliamentary group had already "unanimously" approved the mediation result in the event of a abstention and would agree to the law on Friday in the Bundestag.

Scholz welcomes agreement with Union on Citizens 'Geld

 Scholz welcomes agreement with Union on Citizens 'Geld Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) welcomed the agreement between the traffic light parties and the Union to the citizens' allowance. "I am glad that we have found a mutual solution - a good one by the way," said Scholz on Wednesday in the general debate in the Bundestag. It is "about ways out of long -term unemployment, out of auxiliary jobs and into the job market". That is why "better advice, training and further education as well as less bureaucracy are very important components of the reform.

CSU parliamentary group leader Alexander Dobrindt emphasized that the Union prevented a "system change" towards an unconditional basic income. According to the corrections enforced by the CDU and CSU, the citizens' allowance is now an "update" by Hartz IV.

"The performance concept with better additional regulations and promotion of qualifications" remains in the foreground ", FDP boss Christian Lindner wrote on Twitter. "Problem duties are further specified." There is now a "compromise that makes a good law even better".

The left-wing representative Gesine Lötzsch criticized the citizen benefit compromise as "watered down". Your party does not see how Hartz IV can be overcome by this law. The previous system will only be renamed. You will therefore recommend rejection to your parliamentary group in the Bundestag.

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changes are "shabby": Left criticizes Citizens 'allowance compromise .
before the agreement between traffic light parties and the Union has described the citizens' money as inadequate. The party calls for a minimum insurance of 1200 euros. © Photo: Illustration: dpa/Karl-Josef Hildenbrand Die Linke has been violent criticism for days of the compromise negotiated by the traffic light coalition and the Union (symbol image). DIE LINKE has announced the fight for the new citizens' benefit.

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