World: SPD exam: Dissatisfaction with the implementation of help

and Althusmann are in the sign of the energy price crisis

 and Althusmann are in the sign of the energy price crisis a week before the state election in Lower Saxony, Prime Minister Stephan Weil (SPD) and Vice-Prime Minister Bernd Althusmann (CDU), a television duel delivered a television duel in the sign of the current energy and inflation crisis . The top candidates of the SPD and CDU each promoted their own suggestions of an energy price lid in North German Rundfunk (NDR). They represented the opposite views when it comes to continued operation of the Lingen nuclear power plant.

The SPD factions of the federal and state governments are dissatisfied with the implementation of the industrial aid programs by the Federal Ministry of Economics in view of the energy crisis. "We have to be careful that there is no de-industrialization in Germany," warned the chairman of the parliamentary group, Rolf Mützenich, on Wednesday after a two-day exam of all SPD parliamentary group leader of the federal government and the federal states in Hamburg.

Rolf Mützenich, Vorsitzender der SPD-Bundestagsfraktion, warnt vor einer Deindustrialisierung in Deutschland. © Michael Kappeler/dpa Rolf Mützenich, chairman of the SPD parliamentary group, warns of a de-industrialization in Germany.

The SPD parliamentary group leader in the Hamburg Citizenship, Dirk Kienscherf, said that it is very concern that the implementation of the funding program equipped with five billion euros is so slow. So there are more than 3700 applications for help. "A total of 79 applications have so far been given at the federal level," complained Kienscherf. Just 9 million euros have dropped.

WDHLG survey Before Election in Lower Saxony - SPD and CDU, to

 WDHLG survey Before Election in Lower Saxony - SPD and CDU, to (repetition from the evening before) Berlin, SEP 28 (Reuters) - The SPD and the CDU can grow in Lower Saxony, according to a new surveys before the state election. According to the Forsa survey published on Wednesday for Lower Saxony daily newspapers, 31 percent (plus two) of the respondents want to choose the SPD in the election on October 9. The CDU could then come to 27 percent (plus one), the Greens to 19 percent.

Most recently, because of the high energy prices, companies such as Europe's largest steel company ArcelorMittal or the aluminum manufacturer Trimet had to reduce production or even completely stop.

Mützenich admitted that even in the past, the funds to compensate for Corona pandemic had not flowed as one had imagined. "There are also observers who sometimes believe that in individual ministries may not be seen these major challenges that are available for companies."

Criticism of Federal Ministry of Economics

Which Council to improve the situation he wanted to give Federal Minister of Economics Robert Habeck (Greens), left Matzenich open. He only said that under the clues from the constituencies, by craftsmen and larger companies to the SPD parliamentary group, hopefully those "who enable him, even certain things that sometimes do not go so well in his house are also off.»

"I don't want to (...) to speak of a de -industrialization policy now, but I want to say that this is a very heavy burden for the industrial location of Hamburg," said Kienscherf. Before a sustainable development could be discussed, the Federal Ministry of Economics must first help the industry to survive the next few months. "Otherwise, we no longer need to talk about a transformation process in Germany," said Kienscherf. Hamburg is one of the major industrial locations in Germany. A good 120,000 people are employed in more than 600 companies.

SPD terminates coalition talks with the Greens on .
Lower Saxony's SPD leader Stephan Weil has announced coalition negotiations with the Greens after the state election. The negotiations should begin on October 26, said the country's Prime Minister after the first consultations of both parties on Thursday in Hanover. The SPD clearly won the state election in Lower Saxony. After counting all constituencies and publication of the provisional result on Sunday evening on the Internet, the Social Democrats came to 33.4 percent of the vote.

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