Angela Merkel not safe yet: SPD could REJECT coalition deal as poll ratings slide

CHANCELLOR Angela Merkel’s relief at forming a coalition with the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) after weeks of political deadlock could be short-lived as disgruntled voters from the under-fire SPD still need to approve the deal.

This agreement reached by Mrs Merkel and the leader of the SPD Martin Schulz could be rejected by the 460,000 members of the SPD at the end of February when they vote on the alliance. 

The latest opinion poll of Insa has given the SPD just 16.5 percent of the vote. 

The party’s membership will vote next week on the coalition deal struck last week between Mr Schulz and Mrs Merkel. 

Opponents from the SPD to a new coalition have been campaigning...
source: Express

2018-02-13 15:38
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