Social: FDP presents counter-model to the basic pension of the SPD

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Berlin (AP) - The FDP has criticized the basic pension of Social Minister Hubertus Heil as too expensive, unfair and not targeted. With their basic pension, the Liberals presented a counter-model. The social-political spokesman of the FDP parliamentary group, Johannes Vogel, told the German press agency, Heils Grundrente violates both the performance and the equality principle. The FDP Basic Pensions, on the other hand, provide that those who have worked and taken care of "should always get more than basic benefits," and more than anyone who has not done so, "he said.

REF: https://www.zeit.de/news/2019-02/12/fdp-legt-gegenmodell-zur-grundrente-der-spd-vor-190212-99-947173