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Mobile phone radars in Luxembourg as well?
In Trier and Mainz, police have launched a pilot project of a mobile phone radar. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked if this radar could not be used in Luxembourg as well.
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Use of assistants for partially automated driving on our roads?
In Germany, a car manufacturer was recently given permission to use its system of automated driving in road traffic under specific conditions. DP MP Max Hahn asked if this system was also authorised in Luxembourg and how the government wants to deal with these technological developments.
read more...
How have passenger numbers in public transport evolved over the last year?
What effect does the current price increase have on the number of passengers on public transport? DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked the minister responsible for the matter.
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What measures will be taken to reduce the congestion of the tram during peak hours?
DP MP Max Hahn heard that the tram was completely overcrowded during rush hour. In this context, he wanted to know what is planned to improve the situation.
read more...
How is the population of raccoons in Luxembourg evolving?
the raccoon is an invasive species that seems to be spreading more and more in Luxembourg. Contacts with people seem to multiply as of recently. DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn therefore asked how the population was developing and whether measures to regulate the population were effective.
read more...
Are patients rejected in the emergency room of the Kirchberg hospital?
The DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas have heard that the hospital in Kirchberg sometimes rejected patients brought to the emergency room by ambulance during the "small watch". In a parliamentary question, they therefore wanted to know from the responsible ministers whether this was true and if so, what was being done to prevent such cases.
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How are things going with the P&R in Wasserbillig near the station?
DP MPs Carole Hartmann and Max Hahn have heard that the project of the new P&R in Wasserbillig near the CFL train station, due to, among others, the price explosion of the material, has temporarily been stopped, and will be re-planned. For this reason, they asked the Minister responsible for further details.
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How are the projects of two bidirectional bus lanes progressing?
The Ministry of Mobility announced the creation of a bi-directional bus lane in two parts of the country, on which the bus can travel in the morning in one direction and in the evening in the other direction. DP MP Max Hahn asked how the two projects are progressing.
read more...
How many cases where people simply dispose of their waste in nature have there been in recent years?
Again and again one sees places in nature where people have disposed of their trash. DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn have asked how many cases there have been in recent years.
read more...
How many people have taken parental leave since the reform?
MP Carole Hartmann and MP Max Hahn asked the Minister for Family and Integration about the different types of parental leave.
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Why do so few people ask for the rent subsidy?
Only 16% of the eligible households make a demand for the rent subsidy. Why is that? DP MP Max Hahn asked the competent minister.
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Renting building land to build temporary housing? What is being done, what is planned to promote such models?
Modular constructions on rented building land could quickly create additional housing. DP MP Max Hahn asked how this model is currently being implemented and how it could be further promoted.
read more...
How much building land is within the perimeter that can be built on directly?
In Luxembourg there are 5018 hectares of undeveloped land within the perimeter, of which 3750 hectares are in a residential or mixed zone. How many of these plots could be developed directly? And for how many a PAP needs to be voted first? DP MP Max Hahn asked the responsible minister some questions.
read more...
Pollution of the Moselle river by the Cattenom nuclear plant?
It seems that a pollution of the Moselle has occurred near the Cattenom nuclear plant. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know further details on this incident from the competent minister.
read more...
How many people in Luxembourg have changed their name ?
The law of December 2020 made it easier to request a change of name or surname. How many people have changed their names in 2021 and what are general reasons for these requests? Our MPs Max Hahn and Carole Hartmann inquired at the ministry.
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What is the participation rate in the early detection programme "Bilan 30"?
The audiophonological service provides early detection of language deficits in children aged 30 months. DP MPs Max Hahn, Claude Lamberty and Carole Hartmann asked the Minister of Health questions about participation and current problems in making appointments.
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How many applications for subsidies for flood protection measures have already been processed?
Following the floods of last July, many people and municipalities have decided to invest in flood protection measures, which are also financially supported by the Water fund. DP MPs Max Hahn and Carole Hartmann asked, among other things, how many applications had already been received and how many of them had already been processed.
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How many people are granted solidarity benefits from their municipality ?
MP Max Hahn asked the Minister of Interior, among other things, about the calculation of the social aid.
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When does the CGDIS - Psychological Support Group intervene?
As part of the CGDIS, the Psychological Support Group steps in when there are accidents, disasters or other incidents. Where have the volunteer teams been deployed recently, how many volunteers are currently committed in the teams and has the Covid crisis aggravated the situation for the teams over the past years? Our MPs Claude Lamberty and Max Hahn have asked the responsible ministry for clarifications.
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Street lights as charging station for electric vehicles?
Work is underway in Dortmund, among others, on a system for charging electric cars at streetlights. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked if this was not an idea to implement in Luxembourg as well.
read more...
How much vandalism is there in Luxembourg, and what is the cost for repairs?
Intentional damage often results in unnecessary costs, and money needs to be used which could also have been used for positive purposes. In Luxembourg, too, we are not free from vandalism - but where does it occur most, and what costs does it entail? Our MPs Max Hahn and Claude Lamberty inquired at the Ministry.
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What about the maintenance of state bike lanes, especially in winter?
Leaves, mud or other debris on the bike paths pose a safety risk for cyclists in winter. DP MP Max Hahn therefore asked about the maintenance of the state bike lanes.
read more...
Why is there no awareness raising campaign on road safety and visibility this year?
During the winter months visibility is most important for pedestrians and cyclists to avoid accidents. While the government organised a awareness raising campaign the last years in this regard, there seems to be none this year, which is why the DP MPs Max Hahn and André Bauler wanted to know what are the reasons for this.
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New measures for affordable housing
In his Tribune Libre on the radio this week, Max Hahn spoke about the government's additional measures against the lack of affordable housing.
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A "repair bonus" to boost the circular economy?
With a bonus, the Ministry of the Environment in Thuringia wants to encourage people to have their electrical appliances repaired instead of throwing them away. DP MP Max Hahn therefore asked if this would not be a way to strengthen the circular economy also here in Luxembourg.
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To what extent do archaeological assessments contribute to the long procedures of housing projects?
Again and again we hear that the mandatory archaeological assessment requires a lot of time and that the procedures thus contribute to the long waiting times for construction projects. DP Members of Parliament Max Hahn and André Bauler have therefore asked whether this is the case and what can be done to change that situation.
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Housing Pact 2.0
Thirteen years after the first Housing Pact, the Chamber of Deputies recently voted in favour of Housing Pact 2.0
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Suppression of a railway tunnel in Rumelange: what is the environmental impact?
In Rumelange, the CFL wants to destroy a historic railway tunnel, i.e. remove the ground above the tunnel, to modernize the track. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked what environmental impact these works had.
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Fluorescent markings on the motorways for better traffic safety?
In the Netherlands, a pilot project was launched a few years ago, in which the markings on the motorway were applied using fluorescent colors to improve road safety. What is the conclusion of this project? Would this also be an idea for implementation in Luxembourg? DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn have asked the minister for information.
read more...
Solar pannels along the highways?
The coalition agreement provides that vacant areas along the motorways and railway tracks could be used to install solar pannels. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn have asked what concrete projects there are so far.
read more...
A radar on the tracks for more safety at track crossings?
Would radars at track crossings be an idea to be able to avoid accidents like the one that recently happened in Bertrange? In Germany, there are already such devices in various places that warn the train when something is on the tracks. The DP MP Max Hahn has asked the responsible minister about this idea and also wanted to know how the CFL is progressing with the replacement of the railway barriers...
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Mandatory defibrillators in public buildings?
Defibrillators and first aid kits can save lives, as the recent case of Danish footballer Christian Eriksen has shown once again. DP MPs Carole Hartmann, Claude Lamberty, and Max Hahn wanted to know from the respective Ministries what is the plan to install more defibrillators in public areas.
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Will there be delays in the delivery for the new trains for the CFL?
DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked the minister responsible if there will be delays in the delivery of the new trains for the CFL due to the pandemic.
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Carbon capture and stockage in the industry?
A new EU regulation allows Member States to use carbon capture, use and storage technologies to meet their climate goals, particularly in industrial processes where emissions are difficult to avoid. In concrete terms this means that companies can capture their emissions and e.g. storage them geologically. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked what was the position of Luxembourg, which Member States...
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How are the negotiations progressing in view of COP26?
In preparation for the COP26 at the end of this year in Glasgow, negotiations are currently ongoing at the international level to prepare a possible agreement. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know more about the content and progress of these negotiations from the responsible ministre.
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Authorization of gigaliner in Luxembourg for less CO2 emissions in the transport sector?
According to the director of the Luxembourg logistics cluster, 25-meter trucks would be an option to reduce the sector's emissions. In general, however, the transport sector risks not reaching its climate goals. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas have asked the relevant ministers if Gigaliner could be allowed in Luxembourg in the future and what considerations are there to help the sector in the climate...
read more...
Towards an international ban on geo-engineering?
Large mirrors in space, the scattering of particles in the atmosphere or the creation of artificial clouds to reflect the sun: these are just a few examples of the so-called "geo-engineering" that some scientists want to focus on in order to stop global warming. However, as the consequences of such far-reaching interventions in nature can be unpredictable and even potentially dramatic, DP MPs Gusty...
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Tularemia also in Luxembourg ?
In Germany, tularemia is still spreading. This infectious disease can also be transmitted to humans. Are there any cases of sick animals in Luxembourg at the moment? Where are the risks and for whom? Are hunters and farmers informed about the situation? What measures are in place to prevent a spread in the Grand Duchy? Deputies Claude Lamberty and Max Hahn have asked the ministry about the matter.
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Rainwater systems in public buildings to save drinking water?
The installation of a rainwater system to use rainwater for various purposes is an opportunity to save drinking water, just as drought and heat put groundwater levels under stress. DP MPs Max Hahn and André Bauler asked the minister responsible how many public buildings are already equipped with such a system and what the plans for the future look like.
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Operations on intersex children – will they also be banned in Luxembourg?
Operations on intersex children are not uncommon. Intersexuality is often seen as a medical problem that needs to be addressed. Regardless of whether these children are healthy, they are being refused a choice that they should have been able to make a later date. In Germany, a law is currently being discussed prohibiting this practice and aiming to strengthen intersex children in their self-determination....
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A special leave in case of a miscarriage?
A miscarriage is a horrible moment for any parent. An end to a new life, before it even began. In New Zealand, a law has been passed to allow parents to take extra leave in this case. They should be given time to mourn their loss. Deputies Carole Hartmann and Max Hahn asked if such an extra leave is also planned in Luxembourg.
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A repetition of the "Vëlosummer" this year?
After last year's success, DP MP Max Hahn wanted to know from the concerned ministers, what is the plan for this year.
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Adaptation of forests to climate change
Forests play an important role in the fight against climate change. At the same time, the dry spells and the high temperatures take an important toll on them. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Max Hahn wanted to know from the concerned minister about the number of applications for subsidies under the "Climate Bonus" program, the extent of the work on the reform of the Aid Catalog and several other measures that...
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Solar collectors on the ground
In a recent statement, the Ecological Movement and the Luxembourg young farmers and rural youth demand that PV plants be installed as a priority on buildings or other already used areas, and as little as possible on the ground, so as to limit further soil sealing. DP members Max Hahn and André Bauler asked the relevant ministers how they feel about this and how big the area is in Luxembourg that is...
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Climate protection debate: Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage
What is the role of technologies that filter carbon dioxide from the air in the context of climate protection? The Chamber of Deputies addressed this question in a debate.
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Modification of the Code de la route makes cyclists less visible
Many cyclists have a flashing light on their bikes in order to be more visible on the road and to feel safer. The Minister of Mobility wishing to ban such lights, the deputies of the DP Max Hahn and André Bauler asked on the basis of what data the decision had been taken and whether the cycling interest groups had been consulted.
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Drone rescue of fawns from combine harvesters
The government announced a pilot project last summer to support the drone rescue of fawns from combine harvesters. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas wanted more information on this pilot project.
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Evaluation of the CGDIS' First Responder
The First Responder plays a key role in supporting people in a life-threatening emergency and ensuring the transmission of important information to the fire station until the emergency services arrive at the scene of the accident. In his parliamentary question, Max Hahn asked how the First Responder has developed within the CGDIS over the past two years.
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Integration of the train timetables in municipal apps?
Recently, many municipalities across the country have launched a mobile application that allows you to consult the public transport timetables in the respective municipalities, as well as the waste and events calendar. In their parliamentary question, the deputies Max Hahn and Claude Lamberty asked the responsible minister why train timetables cannot be integrated currently into these applications.
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Accommodations in train stations?
There are already housing projects in CFL passenger buildings. But what is the potential across the country? Are there other projects planned? DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn requested further information from the relevant minister.
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The MMUST project: better organization of cross-border mobility
The "multimodal model and cross-border mobility scenarios" project analyzes traffic flows to improve the organization of mobility in the Greater Region. The deputy of the DP Max Hahn inquired with the competent minister on the state of progress of the project and on the possible first results.
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When will autonomous driving be allowed in Luxembourg?
Germany is considering permitting autonomous driving on certain roads in the midst of normal traffic in the near future. The deputy of the DP Max Hahn wanted to know from the competent minister how far Luxembourg is in this regard?
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More freight transport by road because of the pandemic?
It has come to the attention of the DP's MP Max Hahn that apparently CFL Cargo lost at least one major customer during the pandemic, since freight transport by road is currently more interesting than rail transport. This is why he wanted to know from the competent minister if this is the case and what measures the government intends to take to curb this trend.
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Modernisation of the CITA?
The coalition agreement provides for the modernisation of the CITA and the development of an IT strategy for the road administration in order to better manage traffic flows and improve information for drivers. The deputy of the DP Max Hahn inquired with the competent minister on the progress of the related work.
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Mobile phone radars for better road safety?
Distraction through the use of mobile phones while driving is increasingly a risk factor in road traffic. In other countries, radars or even drones are used to fight against the use of mobile phones while driving. DP MP Max Hahn inquired of the competent ministers about Luxembourg's plans in this regard.
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Nuclear waste repository in Bure: regular exchanges between France and Luxembourg?
The French environmental authority raised many criticisms in its opinion from January 13th on the proposed nuclear waste storage center in Bure. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas wanted to know from the competent ministers, whether they were aware of what action the French authorities intend to take on this opinion, and whether there are regular exchanges between France and Luxembourg on this topic.
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Photovoltaic installations on large parking lots?
In a recent press article, the Minister of Energy raised the enormous energy potential that the some 100 hectares of parking areas in Luxembourg would represent if they were covered with structures and solar panels were installed on top. This is why the deputy of the DP Max Hahn wanted to know from the minister how he intends to mobilize this potential.
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What is the impact of the golden jackal on native fauna?
A possible first presence of the golden jackal in Luxembourg was detected recently. This is why the deputies of the DP André Bauler and Max Hahn wanted to know from the competent minister what will be the impact of this new species on the native fauna and what is the general state in the fight against invasive alien species.
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What is the status of the development of a national park & ride strategy?
The coalition agreement provides for the development of a “national parking and park-and-ride strategy (P&R)”. The deputy of the DP Max Hahn inquired with the competent minister on the state of the development of this document.
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What are the reasons for the long delays in the payment of the premium for sustainable mobility?
It has come to attention of the deputies of the DP Carole Hartmann and Max Hahn that many people wait several months for the payment of the premium for sustainable mobility. This is why they have inquired with the competent minister to find out what are the reasons for this and what is being done to speed up the procedure.
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International recognition of ecocide as a crime: what efforts has Luxembourg undertaken so far?
The government has decided in its current coalition agreement that it will support the recognition of ecocide as a crime. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know from the competent ministers what Luxembourg's efforts have been so far in this direction.
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Recent informations about the "Fonds de compensation" (FDC)
At the end of September 2017, the government presented a pilot project in which the "Fonds de compensation (FDC)" was encouraged to increase its commitment to the creation of affordable rental housing. The DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked the minister in question about the progress of the project in Grevenmacher and about the efforts made by the FDC since autumn 2017 to create affordable rental...
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100% renewable energy: What does the national strategy for energy storage look like?
Due to the volatility of solar and wind energy energy storage is a central element of the energy transition towards 100% renewable energy. Max Hahn, DP MP, has therefore asked the responsible minister what Luxembourg's strategy is in this regard in order to guarantee security of supply in the future.
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How many PAP's are being realised at the moment?
The "Plans d'aménagement particulier (PAP)" play an important role when it comes to creating housing. Accordingly, DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked how many PAPs are currently being realised and how many newly built (affordable) housing units can be expected.
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What about price transparency in the real estate market?
At the moment it is common practice for most real estate constructors to show prices calculated on the basis of the reduced VAT rate of 3%. However, this poses a risk to consumers. In 2019, the Minister for Consumer Protection and the Minister for Housing announced that they would consider standardising the listed prices. DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked what conclusions had been drawn in this...
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What is the status of compliance with the mask requirement in public transport?
Since April, masks have been compulsory in public transport. The DP MP Max Hahn wanted to know from the responsible minister whether compliance with this rule is controlled and what is the result of these controls.
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Free schoolbooks: How much does a household save per child?
For two years now, the state has been covering the costs of textbooks for secondary school students. The DP MPs Claude Lamberty and Max Hahn asked the Minister of Education how much the financial relief for the households was.
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SNHBM: Why have certain plots of land and buildings not yet been valued?
DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked the responsible minister under which criteria the SNHBM buys real estate and why various plots of land and buildings have not yet been valorised.
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When will the PC35 cycle path be completed?
Apparently, only a small part would be missing, then the PC35 bike path could be completed. This would create a continuous bicycle connection from the Sanem and Bascharage area, over the communes of Dippach and Bertrange to Mamer and Luxembourg city. DP MPs Max Hahn and Frank Colabianchi asked the minister responsible for when these works could be completed.
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Mobile phone radars in Luxembourg as well?
In Trier and Mainz, police have launched a pilot project of a mobile phone radar. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked if this radar could not be used in Luxembourg as well.
read more...
Use of assistants for partially automated driving on our roads?
In Germany, a car manufacturer was recently given permission to use its system of automated driving in road traffic under specific conditions. DP MP Max Hahn asked if this system was also authorised in Luxembourg and how the government wants to deal with these technological developments.
read more...
How have passenger numbers in public transport evolved over the last year?
What effect does the current price increase have on the number of passengers on public transport? DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked the minister responsible for the matter.
read more...
What measures will be taken to reduce the congestion of the tram during peak hours?
DP MP Max Hahn heard that the tram was completely overcrowded during rush hour. In this context, he wanted to know what is planned to improve the situation.
read more...
How is the population of raccoons in Luxembourg evolving?
the raccoon is an invasive species that seems to be spreading more and more in Luxembourg. Contacts with people seem to multiply as of recently. DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn therefore asked how the population was developing and whether measures to regulate the population were effective.
read more...
Are patients rejected in the emergency room of the Kirchberg hospital?
The DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas have heard that the hospital in Kirchberg sometimes rejected patients brought to the emergency room by ambulance during the "small watch". In a parliamentary question, they therefore wanted to know from the responsible ministers whether this was true and if so, what was being done to prevent such cases.
read more...
How are things going with the P&R in Wasserbillig near the station?
DP MPs Carole Hartmann and Max Hahn have heard that the project of the new P&R in Wasserbillig near the CFL train station, due to, among others, the price explosion of the material, has temporarily been stopped, and will be re-planned. For this reason, they asked the Minister responsible for further details.
read more...
How are the projects of two bidirectional bus lanes progressing?
The Ministry of Mobility announced the creation of a bi-directional bus lane in two parts of the country, on which the bus can travel in the morning in one direction and in the evening in the other direction. DP MP Max Hahn asked how the two projects are progressing.
read more...
How many cases where people simply dispose of their waste in nature have there been in recent years?
Again and again one sees places in nature where people have disposed of their trash. DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn have asked how many cases there have been in recent years.
read more...
How many people have taken parental leave since the reform?
MP Carole Hartmann and MP Max Hahn asked the Minister for Family and Integration about the different types of parental leave.
read more...
Why do so few people ask for the rent subsidy?
Only 16% of the eligible households make a demand for the rent subsidy. Why is that? DP MP Max Hahn asked the competent minister.
read more...
Renting building land to build temporary housing? What is being done, what is planned to promote such models?
Modular constructions on rented building land could quickly create additional housing. DP MP Max Hahn asked how this model is currently being implemented and how it could be further promoted.
read more...
How much building land is within the perimeter that can be built on directly?
In Luxembourg there are 5018 hectares of undeveloped land within the perimeter, of which 3750 hectares are in a residential or mixed zone. How many of these plots could be developed directly? And for how many a PAP needs to be voted first? DP MP Max Hahn asked the responsible minister some questions.
read more...
Pollution of the Moselle river by the Cattenom nuclear plant?
It seems that a pollution of the Moselle has occurred near the Cattenom nuclear plant. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know further details on this incident from the competent minister.
read more...
How many people in Luxembourg have changed their name ?
The law of December 2020 made it easier to request a change of name or surname. How many people have changed their names in 2021 and what are general reasons for these requests? Our MPs Max Hahn and Carole Hartmann inquired at the ministry.
read more...
What is the participation rate in the early detection programme "Bilan 30"?
The audiophonological service provides early detection of language deficits in children aged 30 months. DP MPs Max Hahn, Claude Lamberty and Carole Hartmann asked the Minister of Health questions about participation and current problems in making appointments.
read more...
How many applications for subsidies for flood protection measures have already been processed?
Following the floods of last July, many people and municipalities have decided to invest in flood protection measures, which are also financially supported by the Water fund. DP MPs Max Hahn and Carole Hartmann asked, among other things, how many applications had already been received and how many of them had already been processed.
read more...
How many people are granted solidarity benefits from their municipality ?
MP Max Hahn asked the Minister of Interior, among other things, about the calculation of the social aid.
read more...
When does the CGDIS - Psychological Support Group intervene?
As part of the CGDIS, the Psychological Support Group steps in when there are accidents, disasters or other incidents. Where have the volunteer teams been deployed recently, how many volunteers are currently committed in the teams and has the Covid crisis aggravated the situation for the teams over the past years? Our MPs Claude Lamberty and Max Hahn have asked the responsible ministry for clarifications.
read more...
Street lights as charging station for electric vehicles?
Work is underway in Dortmund, among others, on a system for charging electric cars at streetlights. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked if this was not an idea to implement in Luxembourg as well.
read more...
How much vandalism is there in Luxembourg, and what is the cost for repairs?
Intentional damage often results in unnecessary costs, and money needs to be used which could also have been used for positive purposes. In Luxembourg, too, we are not free from vandalism - but where does it occur most, and what costs does it entail? Our MPs Max Hahn and Claude Lamberty inquired at the Ministry.
read more...
What about the maintenance of state bike lanes, especially in winter?
Leaves, mud or other debris on the bike paths pose a safety risk for cyclists in winter. DP MP Max Hahn therefore asked about the maintenance of the state bike lanes.
read more...
Why is there no awareness raising campaign on road safety and visibility this year?
During the winter months visibility is most important for pedestrians and cyclists to avoid accidents. While the government organised a awareness raising campaign the last years in this regard, there seems to be none this year, which is why the DP MPs Max Hahn and André Bauler wanted to know what are the reasons for this.
read more...
New measures for affordable housing
In his Tribune Libre on the radio this week, Max Hahn spoke about the government's additional measures against the lack of affordable housing.
read more...
A "repair bonus" to boost the circular economy?
With a bonus, the Ministry of the Environment in Thuringia wants to encourage people to have their electrical appliances repaired instead of throwing them away. DP MP Max Hahn therefore asked if this would not be a way to strengthen the circular economy also here in Luxembourg.
read more...
To what extent do archaeological assessments contribute to the long procedures of housing projects?
Again and again we hear that the mandatory archaeological assessment requires a lot of time and that the procedures thus contribute to the long waiting times for construction projects. DP Members of Parliament Max Hahn and André Bauler have therefore asked whether this is the case and what can be done to change that situation.
read more...
Housing Pact 2.0
Thirteen years after the first Housing Pact, the Chamber of Deputies recently voted in favour of Housing Pact 2.0
read more...
Suppression of a railway tunnel in Rumelange: what is the environmental impact?
In Rumelange, the CFL wants to destroy a historic railway tunnel, i.e. remove the ground above the tunnel, to modernize the track. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked what environmental impact these works had.
read more...
Fluorescent markings on the motorways for better traffic safety?
In the Netherlands, a pilot project was launched a few years ago, in which the markings on the motorway were applied using fluorescent colors to improve road safety. What is the conclusion of this project? Would this also be an idea for implementation in Luxembourg? DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn have asked the minister for information.
read more...
Solar pannels along the highways?
The coalition agreement provides that vacant areas along the motorways and railway tracks could be used to install solar pannels. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn have asked what concrete projects there are so far.
read more...
A radar on the tracks for more safety at track crossings?
Would radars at track crossings be an idea to be able to avoid accidents like the one that recently happened in Bertrange? In Germany, there are already such devices in various places that warn the train when something is on the tracks. The DP MP Max Hahn has asked the responsible minister about this idea and also wanted to know how the CFL is progressing with the replacement of the railway barriers...
read more...
Mandatory defibrillators in public buildings?
Defibrillators and first aid kits can save lives, as the recent case of Danish footballer Christian Eriksen has shown once again. DP MPs Carole Hartmann, Claude Lamberty, and Max Hahn wanted to know from the respective Ministries what is the plan to install more defibrillators in public areas.
read more...
Will there be delays in the delivery for the new trains for the CFL?
DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked the minister responsible if there will be delays in the delivery of the new trains for the CFL due to the pandemic.
read more...
Carbon capture and stockage in the industry?
A new EU regulation allows Member States to use carbon capture, use and storage technologies to meet their climate goals, particularly in industrial processes where emissions are difficult to avoid. In concrete terms this means that companies can capture their emissions and e.g. storage them geologically. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked what was the position of Luxembourg, which Member States...
read more...
How are the negotiations progressing in view of COP26?
In preparation for the COP26 at the end of this year in Glasgow, negotiations are currently ongoing at the international level to prepare a possible agreement. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know more about the content and progress of these negotiations from the responsible ministre.
read more...
Authorization of gigaliner in Luxembourg for less CO2 emissions in the transport sector?
According to the director of the Luxembourg logistics cluster, 25-meter trucks would be an option to reduce the sector's emissions. In general, however, the transport sector risks not reaching its climate goals. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas have asked the relevant ministers if Gigaliner could be allowed in Luxembourg in the future and what considerations are there to help the sector in the climate...
read more...
Towards an international ban on geo-engineering?
Large mirrors in space, the scattering of particles in the atmosphere or the creation of artificial clouds to reflect the sun: these are just a few examples of the so-called "geo-engineering" that some scientists want to focus on in order to stop global warming. However, as the consequences of such far-reaching interventions in nature can be unpredictable and even potentially dramatic, DP MPs Gusty...
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Tularemia also in Luxembourg ?
In Germany, tularemia is still spreading. This infectious disease can also be transmitted to humans. Are there any cases of sick animals in Luxembourg at the moment? Where are the risks and for whom? Are hunters and farmers informed about the situation? What measures are in place to prevent a spread in the Grand Duchy? Deputies Claude Lamberty and Max Hahn have asked the ministry about the matter.
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Rainwater systems in public buildings to save drinking water?
The installation of a rainwater system to use rainwater for various purposes is an opportunity to save drinking water, just as drought and heat put groundwater levels under stress. DP MPs Max Hahn and André Bauler asked the minister responsible how many public buildings are already equipped with such a system and what the plans for the future look like.
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Operations on intersex children – will they also be banned in Luxembourg?
Operations on intersex children are not uncommon. Intersexuality is often seen as a medical problem that needs to be addressed. Regardless of whether these children are healthy, they are being refused a choice that they should have been able to make a later date. In Germany, a law is currently being discussed prohibiting this practice and aiming to strengthen intersex children in their self-determination....
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A special leave in case of a miscarriage?
A miscarriage is a horrible moment for any parent. An end to a new life, before it even began. In New Zealand, a law has been passed to allow parents to take extra leave in this case. They should be given time to mourn their loss. Deputies Carole Hartmann and Max Hahn asked if such an extra leave is also planned in Luxembourg.
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A repetition of the "Vëlosummer" this year?
After last year's success, DP MP Max Hahn wanted to know from the concerned ministers, what is the plan for this year.
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Adaptation of forests to climate change
Forests play an important role in the fight against climate change. At the same time, the dry spells and the high temperatures take an important toll on them. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Max Hahn wanted to know from the concerned minister about the number of applications for subsidies under the "Climate Bonus" program, the extent of the work on the reform of the Aid Catalog and several other measures that...
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Solar collectors on the ground
In a recent statement, the Ecological Movement and the Luxembourg young farmers and rural youth demand that PV plants be installed as a priority on buildings or other already used areas, and as little as possible on the ground, so as to limit further soil sealing. DP members Max Hahn and André Bauler asked the relevant ministers how they feel about this and how big the area is in Luxembourg that is...
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Climate protection debate: Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage
What is the role of technologies that filter carbon dioxide from the air in the context of climate protection? The Chamber of Deputies addressed this question in a debate.
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Modification of the Code de la route makes cyclists less visible
Many cyclists have a flashing light on their bikes in order to be more visible on the road and to feel safer. The Minister of Mobility wishing to ban such lights, the deputies of the DP Max Hahn and André Bauler asked on the basis of what data the decision had been taken and whether the cycling interest groups had been consulted.
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Drone rescue of fawns from combine harvesters
The government announced a pilot project last summer to support the drone rescue of fawns from combine harvesters. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas wanted more information on this pilot project.
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Evaluation of the CGDIS' First Responder
The First Responder plays a key role in supporting people in a life-threatening emergency and ensuring the transmission of important information to the fire station until the emergency services arrive at the scene of the accident. In his parliamentary question, Max Hahn asked how the First Responder has developed within the CGDIS over the past two years.
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Integration of the train timetables in municipal apps?
Recently, many municipalities across the country have launched a mobile application that allows you to consult the public transport timetables in the respective municipalities, as well as the waste and events calendar. In their parliamentary question, the deputies Max Hahn and Claude Lamberty asked the responsible minister why train timetables cannot be integrated currently into these applications.
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Accommodations in train stations?
There are already housing projects in CFL passenger buildings. But what is the potential across the country? Are there other projects planned? DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn requested further information from the relevant minister.
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The MMUST project: better organization of cross-border mobility
The "multimodal model and cross-border mobility scenarios" project analyzes traffic flows to improve the organization of mobility in the Greater Region. The deputy of the DP Max Hahn inquired with the competent minister on the state of progress of the project and on the possible first results.
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When will autonomous driving be allowed in Luxembourg?
Germany is considering permitting autonomous driving on certain roads in the midst of normal traffic in the near future. The deputy of the DP Max Hahn wanted to know from the competent minister how far Luxembourg is in this regard?
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More freight transport by road because of the pandemic?
It has come to the attention of the DP's MP Max Hahn that apparently CFL Cargo lost at least one major customer during the pandemic, since freight transport by road is currently more interesting than rail transport. This is why he wanted to know from the competent minister if this is the case and what measures the government intends to take to curb this trend.
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Modernisation of the CITA?
The coalition agreement provides for the modernisation of the CITA and the development of an IT strategy for the road administration in order to better manage traffic flows and improve information for drivers. The deputy of the DP Max Hahn inquired with the competent minister on the progress of the related work.
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Mobile phone radars for better road safety?
Distraction through the use of mobile phones while driving is increasingly a risk factor in road traffic. In other countries, radars or even drones are used to fight against the use of mobile phones while driving. DP MP Max Hahn inquired of the competent ministers about Luxembourg's plans in this regard.
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Nuclear waste repository in Bure: regular exchanges between France and Luxembourg?
The French environmental authority raised many criticisms in its opinion from January 13th on the proposed nuclear waste storage center in Bure. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas wanted to know from the competent ministers, whether they were aware of what action the French authorities intend to take on this opinion, and whether there are regular exchanges between France and Luxembourg on this topic.
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Photovoltaic installations on large parking lots?
In a recent press article, the Minister of Energy raised the enormous energy potential that the some 100 hectares of parking areas in Luxembourg would represent if they were covered with structures and solar panels were installed on top. This is why the deputy of the DP Max Hahn wanted to know from the minister how he intends to mobilize this potential.
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What is the impact of the golden jackal on native fauna?
A possible first presence of the golden jackal in Luxembourg was detected recently. This is why the deputies of the DP André Bauler and Max Hahn wanted to know from the competent minister what will be the impact of this new species on the native fauna and what is the general state in the fight against invasive alien species.
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What is the status of the development of a national park & ride strategy?
The coalition agreement provides for the development of a “national parking and park-and-ride strategy (P&R)”. The deputy of the DP Max Hahn inquired with the competent minister on the state of the development of this document.
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What are the reasons for the long delays in the payment of the premium for sustainable mobility?
It has come to attention of the deputies of the DP Carole Hartmann and Max Hahn that many people wait several months for the payment of the premium for sustainable mobility. This is why they have inquired with the competent minister to find out what are the reasons for this and what is being done to speed up the procedure.
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International recognition of ecocide as a crime: what efforts has Luxembourg undertaken so far?
The government has decided in its current coalition agreement that it will support the recognition of ecocide as a crime. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know from the competent ministers what Luxembourg's efforts have been so far in this direction.
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Recent informations about the "Fonds de compensation" (FDC)
At the end of September 2017, the government presented a pilot project in which the "Fonds de compensation (FDC)" was encouraged to increase its commitment to the creation of affordable rental housing. The DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked the minister in question about the progress of the project in Grevenmacher and about the efforts made by the FDC since autumn 2017 to create affordable rental...
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100% renewable energy: What does the national strategy for energy storage look like?
Due to the volatility of solar and wind energy energy storage is a central element of the energy transition towards 100% renewable energy. Max Hahn, DP MP, has therefore asked the responsible minister what Luxembourg's strategy is in this regard in order to guarantee security of supply in the future.
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How many PAP's are being realised at the moment?
The "Plans d'aménagement particulier (PAP)" play an important role when it comes to creating housing. Accordingly, DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked how many PAPs are currently being realised and how many newly built (affordable) housing units can be expected.
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What about price transparency in the real estate market?
At the moment it is common practice for most real estate constructors to show prices calculated on the basis of the reduced VAT rate of 3%. However, this poses a risk to consumers. In 2019, the Minister for Consumer Protection and the Minister for Housing announced that they would consider standardising the listed prices. DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked what conclusions had been drawn in this...
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What is the status of compliance with the mask requirement in public transport?
Since April, masks have been compulsory in public transport. The DP MP Max Hahn wanted to know from the responsible minister whether compliance with this rule is controlled and what is the result of these controls.
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Free schoolbooks: How much does a household save per child?
For two years now, the state has been covering the costs of textbooks for secondary school students. The DP MPs Claude Lamberty and Max Hahn asked the Minister of Education how much the financial relief for the households was.
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SNHBM: Why have certain plots of land and buildings not yet been valued?
DP MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn asked the responsible minister under which criteria the SNHBM buys real estate and why various plots of land and buildings have not yet been valorised.
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When will the PC35 cycle path be completed?
Apparently, only a small part would be missing, then the PC35 bike path could be completed. This would create a continuous bicycle connection from the Sanem and Bascharage area, over the communes of Dippach and Bertrange to Mamer and Luxembourg city. DP MPs Max Hahn and Frank Colabianchi asked the minister responsible for when these works could be completed.
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