In the future: No Council meeting live on the Internet

Gifhorn. In Braunschweig and in Wolfsburg, it is for years, of course, that you can look at the public Council meetings live on the Internet. In Gifhorn there w

In the future: No Council meeting live on the Internet

Gifhorn. In Braunschweig and in Wolfsburg, it is for years, of course, that you can look at the public Council meetings live on the Internet. In Gifhorn there will be this in the near future. Again were rejected in the Council meeting today, Monday, the amendments which go in this direction. Not even in exceptional cases such as the current pandemic, there will be this possibility. In the past few years, there have been a number of Attempts to allow a live stream of the Council meetings (

regionalHeute.de

) reported. Today, Monday, the AfD failed again with your request, generally speaking, a Live broadcast to allow. And the Alliance 90/The Greens received only six votes for

to

, the rules of procedure of the Council in such a way that the public part of meetings of the city Council may, in exceptional be transferred to cases, such as, for example, a pandemic in the image and audio as a Livestream.

"anyone Who watch this want to be?"

However, the opponents argued, as in the Painting before. "We are a voluntary leisure-time politician", was Alderman Thomas Reuter (CDU) to consider. To speak in front of a camera is a completely different thing than in front of the house. To this challenge, he would not expect any of his colleagues, says Reuter. In addition, the possibility of recordings was possibly taken out of context to make individuals ridiculous. The Hans-Ulrich Stenzel (SPD), and brought also the financial side to the game. "What is the cost of the Whole, we do not know". Jürgen Völke (FDP/OCT) doubted that there was a greater interest in the population to a Live broadcast. In the face of today's four and a half hour mammoth session, he asked: "Who wants to watch this?"

This article was written by Alexander Dontscheff

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Updated Date: 15 June 2020, 23:26

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