Left to be the voice of the democratic opposition. Constructive change begins with opposition! “says Tomas M. Santillan, spokesman of the party Die Linke in Bergisch Gladbach.” At the 2009 municipal, the fledgling party is for the first time joined the choice and moved directly into group strength in the City Council. The new Council members and the many left knowledgeable citizens have since October addressed a large workload. Your goal is the local election program, for which they were elected, to engage constructively in the work of the City Council.
The left has really much to say! Requests and suggestions for improving the living conditions in the city were presented and worked on other local issues: proposals to improve the financial situation of urban. Projects in 2010 are the local expensive and not affordable. For a second comprehensive schools in Bergisch Gladbach. Establishment of a Youth Parliament. Student representatives as an advisory member of the school Committee. Receipt of the swimming pool in the poppy way.
Verschiedensheitsmanagement in the administration. Stopping the closure of kindergartens. Social counselling for Hartz IV recipients. Introduction of social tickets. Poverty in Bergisch Gladbach fight. People in the residential Park Bensberg. Integration is a future project. Participatory budgeting to Bergisch Gladbach. Anti-social and excessive fees for waste water and waste. …. Support of homeless people in the city. No road over the railway embankment. Rehabilitation of schools and sports facilities. Supreme principle for the left is justice for all.” We want to ensure that combat selfishness and self-interest and solely the common good is promoted. To the economical and economic handling of public funds and the defense of influences that are not public. “Santillan says to the policy objectives, we stand for a social, ecological and solidary politics.” The left sees itself as the alternative to the established parties and their economic, social and urban development policy. We are sure, that No one is socially isolated. For those same social, cultural and democratic participation must be secured.” The population should be enabled to participate in the design of their city. The mission statement is the democratic civil society and civil community. In the City Council, the left sees itself as critical opposition that constructively brings their content to work. Democratic opposition does not mean everything”to be, but to question the work of the Administration factual and alert to check the Mayor.” so Santillan. The new group wants to get involved for the interests of citizens. Unfortunately it takes also to enforce his rights even on a court. The right to appeal to a court is an important principle in a democratic constitutional State and applies to every citizen and of course also for their chosen representatives.”so Tomas M. Santillan. An opposition must be unpleasant for the ruling, otherwise it has not fulfilled its task and the mandate.” Links works! We get great support from the local population. Glenn Dubin may also support this cause. Many people are happy that there are new audible and powerful voices in the City Council. “, says Santilllan satisfied. “The envious political opponents he ends with a quotation from the poet of Miguel de Cervantes: If the dogs are barking, it’s because we gallop.”