The Bremen Left, de facto, have the way red government made a red-and-green-in the Federal state of Bremen. The members of the Association voted on Monday, by ballot, a majority of the negotiated coalition agreement.
However, the participation of the members, the decision was rather moderate, as the party announced after the counting of the votes.
the SPD, the greens and the Left had endorsed the Treaty, although already the beginning of July, on separate party days. The Left, however, in addition to the binding members of the decision on the way. In the Senate, so the state government will, on the 15. August in the citizenship (Parliament), as expected, chosen, it would be the first red-green-red coalition government in a West German state.
since 6. July vote in the case of the Left took part 347 of a total of about 620 members of the national Association. At 40 members, the documents could not be delivered due to outdated addresses, so as a basis for the participation of the number of the 580 members was considered. After that, around 60 percent took part in the vote. Necessary to half the number of members was at least.
the members of the 140-page Text of the coalition agreement in the paper had been sent to form. To the contract, the three parties had agreed, after about two weeks of coalition negotiations. Focus areas for the next four years, among other things, education, school construction and renovation, transport and climate protection.
Bremen is the smallest state, and with over 20 billion euros for highly indebted. The new Senate should, in future, belong to nine instead of eight members. The SPD provides with Andreas Bovenschulte (SPD), the head of government, as well as three other Senators, and senators. On the Green three Cabinet positions are eliminated, to the Left of the two.
The current mayor Carsten Sieling (SPD) had. as a consequence of the electoral debacle for his party in the state election on 26 May his retreat announced. He wants to continue to take his mandate as a citizenship member of true.
In the election two months ago, the social Democrats had retracted the worst result for over 70 years, and were 7.9 percentage points to 24.9 per cent slipped. For the first time, the SPD was not the strongest force in Bremen, Germany. The CDU, which increased by 4.3 percentage points to 26.7 per cent, and also the order on formation of a government claim took. However, the Green negotiations about a possible “Jamaica coalition” with the CDU and FDP, had knocked out and Red-Green-Red is the preferred.
Both the Greens and the Left were up in the election. The AfD is first represented in Parliament in faction strength (5 members).
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