Germany’s SPD restores working-class appeal before regional votes

FILE PHOTO: German Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Andrea Nahles delivers a statement following the Hesse state election, in Berlin, Germany, October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) unveiled a position paper on Sunday that calls for more generous state allowances for the unemployed, children and pensioners, seeking to appeal to working class voters in four regional elections this year. The SPD, junior coalition partners of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, have been debating how to […]

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