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Olivier Ferrand confirms: “We do not want 49.3 on pensions”

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Government spokesman Olivier Ferrand said on Sunday that the government does not want to use Article 49.3 of the constitution, i.e. adoption without a vote, to get the National Assembly to approve its pension reform plan.

From left to far right, everyone indicated that 49.3 could be used

“We do not want 49.3. We want to turn our relative majority into an absolute majority and we have given ourselves the means to do so through the gradual development of our project.He said after a meeting in Matignon with Prime Minister Elisabeth Bourne and a number of ministers.

sequel after announcement

“Confirmation” vote of senators

This meeting with Ministers of Economy Bruno Le Maire, Labor Minister Olivier Dussopp, Public Accounts Gabriel Attal and Relations with Parliament Franck Riester, aims to learn from the adoption of the text by the Senate, Saturday evening in first reading.

“We must be able to confirm this affirmative vote of senators.”said Olivier Ferrand.

Bourne goes hunting for MPs to avoid a 49-3 on pensions

A crucial week has already begun for this major reform of Emmanuel Macron’s second term. Starting Wednesday, a joint committee (CMP) comprising senators and representatives will seek to work out a compromise text. If agreed, it will be submitted on Thursday for final adoption in the Senate and then in the National Assembly, where the vote must be very narrow.

The comment in the House of Representatives revived speculation about the government’s recourse to Section 49.3, which allows adoptions without a vote but exposes the executive to a censure motion.

sequel after announcement

We will not give up on reforming our pension system.as Olivier Ferrand announced on Sunday in front of the press.

Senators adopt pension reform

“We are recording step by step all the indicators that allow us to consider that we will be able to adopt our reform”he added.

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