Deputies and senators reached an agreement in a joint committee on Monday, August 1 on the first part of measures in favor of purchasing power, which will be definitively adopted on Wednesday by Parliament, AFP learned from several elected officials.
4% increase in retirement pensions and several allowances with retroactive effect from July 1, 2022, deconjugation of the disabled adult allowance (AAH) and further continuation of the Macron bonus that can be paid by employers: this bill "
” in favor of purchasing power will be validated one last time on Wednesday afternoon by the National Assembly and then the Senate.
It includes 20 billion euros of expenditure.
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Seven deputies and seven senators meeting in a joint joint committee (CMP) worked late Monday on the measures on which they did not agree after the first reading of the bill, such as the terms of the continuation of the Macron bonus or the early release of employee savings.
The right-wing dominated Senate has also been examining since Monday afternoon at first reading the amended draft budget for 2022, which includes the second part of measures in favor of purchasing power.
A CMP deputies-senators will meet on Wednesday evening on this more thorny text, the final adoption of which is hoped for by Sunday.
Continuation of the tariff shield on energy and the fuel discount, revaluation of the index point for civil servants... This amending finance bill opens up 44 billion euros in credits, including 9.7 to finance the renationalisation to 100% EDF.
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Purchasing power: after heated debates, the Assembly adopts the second part of measures