Austria: Spindelegger Wants Reform Government

People ♦ Published: August 9, 2013; 18:03 ♦ (Vindobona)

The next government has to be a “reform government”, according to Austrian Vice Chancellor Michael Spindelegger, since the one in office now has only shown little reform zeal.

Austria: Spindelegger Wants Reform Government / Picture: © Flickr / The Austrian Foreign Ministry

Together with general secretary Hannes Rauch, Spindelegger presented the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) election campaign program. Labor market, family and the “effective freeing of the economy” are the key areas. Although the coalition has achieved a lot in the past five years “it was still too little… Many reforms are still due. We need them,” Spindelegger emphasized.…