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Purchasing power: the president of Medef wants more targeted measures

2022-05-20T07:57:47.123Z

The president of Medef Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux estimated on Friday that the package of measures in preparation by the executive to support the power...



Medef President Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux said on Friday that the package of measures being prepared by the executive to support purchasing power in the face of inflation after the legislative elections is not targeted enough.

"

You have to take these inflation problems into account, but do it in a much more targeted way than what I understood was going to be announced

," the president of the first French employers' organization told France Inter.

"

It's a bit like what it costs to cruise

," said Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, who supported the aid to the economy adopted during the health crisis.

Because “

we cannot collectively afford a permanent whatever the cost

”, he added.

Extension of the purchasing power support package

Government spokesman Gabriel Attal announced last week that the amending finance bill intended to adopt a package of purchasing power support measures will be presented to the Council of Ministers after the legislative elections of the 12 and June 19.

This package of measures will include an extension of the tariff shield on gas and electricity prices until the end of 2022 as well as a "

sustainable and better targeted device

" than the 18-cent discount on fuel prices, has he detailed.

Among the presidential promises that could also be part of this "

inflation package

”, the charges for the self-employed must be lowered, the audiovisual license fee abolished this year, the public service index point unfrozen and the minimum old age increased to 1,100 euros net.

Source: lefigaro

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