The Federal government appear to be around 25 billion euros of unused funds for investments. The result, according to the editors ‘ network, Germany calculations of the Union Bundestag group. As reasons for the backlog of Investment are therefore overwhelmed planning offices in the Federal government, States and municipalities, as well as a busy construction .

according to The calculations, the “surplus balances” in the various investment titles in the Federal budget amounted to a total of 14 billion euros, it said. Thus, of the 4.4 billion euros for the broadband are flown down only 100 million euros. Would not resources consumed in a number of special pots in the amount of nearly nine billion euros. The concerns about the 2015 Fund created for investments by the municipalities, from the school renovations or urban investments can be financed.

In addition, had not been used so-called “self-management means” of almost two billion euros so far. This Instrument is mainly used by the Ministry of education and research. It allows science facilities to Park unused funds on an account and to use it only in subsequent years.


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