Budget compromise sought by Schmidt

West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt put proposals to his Cabinet for compromise on the 1983 budget, on which the future of his left-liberal coalition depends.

Failure of his Social Democratic Party to agree with the Free Democratic Party on a budget could end their 13-year alliance and bring down the coalition. Political sources said wide differences remain over state borrowing, welfare cuts, and measures to combat unemployment.

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...