Debt rules: Lindner in favor of more leeway for investments

The German government wants to include new flexibility clauses for public investment in the reform of European debt rules. In order to improve the quality of public finances, it is prepared to “turn the screws on the flexibility clauses for investments” in the reform of the euro stability pact, according to the German government’s position on the reform of the debt rules, which was sent to the Bundestag on Thursday. The EU Commission plans to present a proposal for reforming the Stability Pact in the fall. However, the debate among member states has already begun.

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