Elisabeth Winkelmeier-Becker and Uwe Feiler: New Parliamentary State Secretaries

Wednesday, 27.11.2019
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The North Rhine-Westphalian CDU politician Elisabeth Winkelmeier-Becker and her Brandenburg colleague Uwe Feiler become new Parliamentary State Secretaries in the Federal Government. The SPIEGEL learned from government circles.


With Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier (CDU) is Winkelmeier-Becker successor of the also from North Rhine-Westphalia descendant Oliver Wittke, who changes to the real estate association ZIA (Central Real Estate Committee).


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CDU politician Wittke

Winkelmeier-Becker is currently the spokeswoman for the policy of the Union faction. The former family politician has a good reputation in legal circles. As an economic politician she has not appeared so far. The 57-year-old, who has been a member of the Bundestag since 2005, is also the deputy chairman of the workers' group in her group.


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Brandenburg Minister of the Interior Stübgen

  Feiler is in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture of Julia Klöckner successor of the Brandenburg CDU chief Michael Stübgen. This had been sworn in a week ago as Interior Minister of the new red-black-green state government. Feiler is a finance and Europe expert. He has been a member of the Bundestag since 2013.


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