the Finance committee have voted in a document that paves the way for a renewal of an agreement with PostNord.
the Danish parliament's Finance committee has on Thursday voted in a household that provides transport minister Benny Engelbrecht (S) over 100 million dollars to extend the current postaftale with PostNord forward to the summer of 2020.
It confirms the Transport ministry in a press release.
the Decision on the temporary agreement is adopted by the government, the Radical Left, the SF and The Conservatives.
the Parties are at the same time, agreed to initiate a number of analyses that must form the basis for further negotiations on a new agreement.
the Extension of the current postaftale comes on top of a fierce political struggle and a dramatic slutforløb, where the minister of transport not managed to get a real agreement with the bourgeois parties in place.
- I is like to know that I could well have been started earlier to make the temporary extension. I have also indicated to the Parliament, says Benny Engelbrecht to Ritzau.
- the Challenges of PostNord was far greater when I took office, than I had expected, and therefore I must also just true that the optimum had been that there had been made a solution before the election, he adds.
last week, it emerged that the minister of transport had not yet the country an economic agreement that ensures that the Danish letters to be brought out after the turn of the year.
the Government has asked Parliament for a three-digit million amount to continue the task in half a year after the turn of the year.
Among the other the Left and the Danish people's Party is frustrated that the government first 27. november presented the bill for the temporary solution.
And did it with a secret document of the Finance and not in the circle of political parties around the post.
the Negotiations have, according to the stock Exchange been shrouded in complete confidentiality.
One of the parties not voted for any record, is Left.
- We are in a situation where we are with the information the minister has given to us, do not endorse the document. And it, not least because he himself has expressed that he does not have the confidence to PostNord, says finansordfører Troels Lund Poulsen.
At the confederation of Danish Industry is branchedirektøren for transport and infrastructure, Michael Swan, I am satisfied that the parties now to get started with negotiating a new agreement.
- I think since, all had looked forward to and hoped that you had found a solution in good time. Going forward, it is important however to ensure that the final agreement does not happen, unfair competition, he says.
the Government, the SF, the Radical Left and The Conservatives will in January to go in the process of negotiating a new permanent postaftale.
the minister of Transport expects by march to be able to present an agreement, which shall apply from the summer of 2020.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 20 December 2019, 02:00