to combat have a higher child allowance and more benefits for education and is part of the Federal government to child poverty in Germany.
low-income earners with children, especially lone parents, it will be easier to get through the rounds. This is evident from the design of the “Strong families act”, to adopt the Federal Cabinet this Wednesday and the German press Agency in Berlin was present.
Among other things, the children’s allowance should be increased so that it covers together with the children’s money to the average demand in the amount of the tax to the minimum subsistence level.
The children’s allowance is a financial support from the state for working parents, whose income is not sufficient to ensure the maintenance of their children sufficiently.
other new provisions to the allowance for children are planned. The Reform of the child Supplement. in two stages to 1 July 2019 and the 1. January 2020 grab. When you Plan to cover allowance and supplementary child allowance the tax-free subsistence minimum, to be excluded from the amount for education and part.
the benefits of the education and participation package are planned with the new law, a number of improvements. For example, the amount of the facilities with school supplies to be increased. Own shares during the school Lunches and school transport are to be omitted. These and other improvements to the 1. August 2019.
The law, the Federal family and the Federal Ministry of social Affairs to present together, to be advise after the scheduled Cabinet decision in the Bundestag. The Federal Council must agree.
Minister for the family, Franziska Giffey (SPD) and Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil (SPD), want to companions, the proposed law after a Meeting with students, Parents, and parents Wednesday afternoon.
In the past had criticised the critics again and again, inadequate services in the area. So only a fraction of benefits proportion of children with basic protection from the education and participation package. The performance of the facilities with school notebooks, pens, colors, and satchel are also considered to be too low. Per year the state pays here, for example, 100 euros. Critics and social organisations had also criticised again and again, due to the complexities of applying for many were the services not true.
The German child protection Association criticized but also the “Strong families act” is insufficient. “Many poor children will also be covered in the future through the grate and continue to live in poverty,” said Association President Heinz Hilgers, the editors ‘ network Germany (RND/Wednesday). “This law is not a Strong-families-law, but especially a Strong-bureaucracy-law.”