The Parliament member was not in the house at the time.
All parliament members must spend time in the new capital.
There are only 39 women among the 281 Parliament members from 5 parties.
Rather, a Parliament member from his party would replace him.
The number of Berlin's parliament members increased from 19 to 22.
He was the first Parliament member in the current government to be assassinated, officials said.
The Committee members may not be current parliament members or government officials.
He has been a parliament member from 1990-1996 and a state councilor since 2002.
This way, he represented trade interests in meetings with the government, at the same time as being a parliament member.
But Parliament members believe that they would control something just as important: the purse strings.