“I carried five objectives during the campaign: independence (industrial, military, food…), full employment, carbon neutrality, public services for equal opportunities and democratic rebirth with the reform To achieve them, I want to bring together a National Council for Refoundation, with the political, economic, social, associative forces, elected representatives of the territories and citizens drawn by lot,” said the President of the Republic in an interview with several daily newspapers. regional aired Friday night.
“This council, which I will launch myself, will be triggered immediately after the legislative elections” of June 12 and 19, specifies the Head of State.
He hopes that Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne and her government “can bring life” to this National Council for Refoundation, a nod to the National Council of Resistance (CNR) which coordinated the various movements of the French interior Resistance during the Second World War. world.
He justifies this reference to the CNR by the fact that “we are living in a comparable time”. “We are in a historic era which requires a profound change of model and then the war is here”, in Ukraine.
The president specifies that there will be “a first sequence of several days, then regular meetings” and that the first will relate to purchasing power, the number one concern of the French.
“We are going to provide answers to civil servants with the index point, to retirees… As of this summer, the purchasing power law and a simplification and emergency text for energy projects will be voted on”, specifies- he.
Then, “we will begin the major projects: production, ecology, public services”.
On the food check, he explains that the device “must be simple” so that this check is “paid in one go” and that “then, it will be necessary to go to more targeted devices such as on gasoline with a device for big rollers from this fall”.
In this regard, the rebate of 18 cents on fuel will be extended in August, he confirmed. “There must be visibility for our compatriots. I give it to you.”
On the pension reform, he assures that it will come into force “from the summer of 2023”.
On school and health, it provides that “our objectives and means will be defined” within this Council before “discussions” from September, “on the ground, in the 1,200 living areas, with which will be associated all stakeholders”.
“The French are tired of reforms that come from above,” insists Emmanuel Macron.