Parties: Söder rejects SPD plans for social reforms and ground rent

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Munich (dpa) - CSU boss Markus Söder has given the plans of the SPD to far-reaching social reforms and a Grundrente a clear rejection. The Bavarian Prime Minister said after a cabinet meeting in Munich, one day before a planned meeting of the Coalition Committee in Berlin. "It only comes into consideration what Germany uses, not what one single party uses." "Hartz IV is a model for success - not for the SPD, but for Germany," said Söder. A reversal of Hartz IV is therefore not acceptable.

REF: https://www.zeit.de/news/2019-02/12/soeder-lehnt-spd-plaene-fuer-sozialreformen-und-grundrente-ab-190212-99-954957