The Saar Prime Minister, Tobias Hans is for the introduction of a General compulsory service for young men and women. “I think it is good, if there would be a mandatory year of service,” said the CDU politician of the German press Agency in Saarbrücken.
not to be expected, However, that in the current legislative period of the great coalition is about to be decided. The available facilities had yet to be discussed.
The discussion about a General year of service was in the summer, among other things, by the former CDU General Secretary and current party Chairman Kramp Annegret-karrenbauer. In the interview, a service of up to one year in social areas. Critics put on a voluntary basis and want to increase the incentives for it.
It was a desire of many CDU members that may be expected in a state with the highest social standards and other services “of young people, that they give back to their country,” said Hans, who is also the Chairman of the CDU Saar. “And because, I mean, such a duty actually, to a better identification with the home country.”
now many young people volunteering for the fire brigade, Technical relief or the Red cross. Such a year of service could also be on later study and training benefits credited to young people “is not lost also life and important training time”. Hans said, you have to consider whether and how such a service could also apply to young refugees. “It would of course be that someone who makes here his right to asylum use and also the services of the state, then gives something back.”
Previously, had spoken of the Trier Bishop Stephan Ackermann, against a General compulsory service year for young people. He was more appreciated for volunteering a total of more worth by you of this reward, Ackermann said the dpa in Trier. This could happen, for example, about benefits, preferences in the allocation of study places or recognitions in the training: “That the people have benefits and see the wanted.”
A mandatory year of service, be legally limited. “The fact that the state engages mandatory in the life biography of the people: For this he would have to have very good reasons,” the Bishop said. It is more to encourage people to be willing to engage with society. “And to creating an atmosphere where you don’t see is just as desirable, is also expected.”
There is already a lot of young people, which would make a volunteer of the year, Ackermann said. “So you can’t say that young people are not ready for it. Many are doing it.” Other dedicated volunteers in Clubs and associations, or in the case of the fire Department. Some young refugees were including.