The Minister for Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth is actually a finance politician. This is also evident in the dispute over basic child security.
Lisa Paus doesn’t care about the fuss. Lisa Paus takes care of the money. Sure, the Green politician was an economist, then a financial politician, and dealt with issues such as the Wirecard bankruptcy and wealth taxes.
So it came as a surprise to many when, following Anne Spiegel’s resignation, she was appointed head of the almost unpronounceable BMFSFJ – the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. She herself said recently that she prefers the term Ministry of Society. But she wouldn’t mind the ungendered seniors.
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