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OEVPÖsterreichische Volkspartei
OEVPOffice of the Executive Vice President
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This led to other parties -- though sceptical of the OeVP's proposal -- vaunting their commitment to protecting cash, with the centre-left Social Democrats (SPOe) demanding an end to fees levied at cashpoints.
The FPOe education spokesman, Wendelin Moelzer, said the law was "a signal against political Islam" while OeVP MP Rudolf Taschner said the measure was necessary to free girls from "subjugation".
Faymann's coalition partners, the conservative People's Party (OeVP), backed maintaining the status quo, as did the far-right Freedom Party.
This helped to prompt the government coalition of Social Democrats (SPOe) and the Center-Right People's Party (OeVP) to come up with a package of budget cuts and higher taxes totaling EUR 26.5 billion over the next five years, in order to balance the budget by 2016.
The ruling parties, the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPOe) and the Austrian People's Party (OeVP), have so far been unable to agree on the issue.
Experts have said that popular discontent with the People's Party (OeVP) and the Social Democrats (SPOe) may prompt voters to opt for the Freedom Party (FPOe) and the Alliance for the Future of Austria (BZOe), two far-right parties.
For the past fifty years, the government, with its chancellors changing every few years, has been made up of an ongoing cozy coalition between the two major parties dominant in the postwar period--the Social Democratic Party (SPOe, known colloquially as "the Reds,") and the Austria People's Party (OeVP, "the Blacks").
Preliminary projections put the two ruling parties - the Social Democrats (SPOe) and the People's Party (OeVP) - with too low support for a (http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-austria-election-president-idUKKCN0XL0NT) May 22 run-off,  as Hofer will likely face off against independent candidates and smaller parties in second-round voting.
The strongest reactions to the new political competitor have come from the centre-right People's Party (OeVP), which is in a coalition government with Chancellor Werner Faymann's Social Democrats, and from which one of Stronach's three supporters defected.