In Germany, the three government parties have reached an agreement on a new package of measures to help consumers cope with high energy prices. That was learned from a good source on Sunday morning. Chancellor Olaf Scholz will present the contents of the package at a press conference at 11 am.
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As in other European countries, gas and electricity prices are also rising in Germany as a result of the war in Ukraine. The government of Social Democrats, Greens and Liberals has now reached an agreement on a third set of support measures.
Chancellor Scholz had said earlier this week that work was being done on a “support package that is as tailor-made as possible, as efficient as possible and as targeted as possible”. Issues on the table included financial support for retirees and students, tax cuts and finding a successor to the very popular €9 per month ticket for all public transport.
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