Debt Brake: Government Tries Again

People ♦ Published: December 12, 2011; 19:04 ♦ (Vindobona)

In order to install the „debt brake“ into the constitution, the Austrian government tries again to persuade the opposition parties.

Debt Brake: Government Tries Again / Picture: © Flickr / Werner FaymannFlickr / SPÖ Presse und Kommunikation

Tomorrow, the heads of the government parties, SPÖ and ÖVP, will have talks with the opposition parties, The Greens and BZÖ. Talks with the largest opposition party FPÖ will only take place between their head, Heinz-Christian Strache and the Vice-Chancellor Michael Spindelegger (ÖVP). Chancellor Faymann (SPÖ) refuses talks with Strache. The conditions of FPÖ are not acceptable,…