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Castex announces an 8% increase in the justice budget in 2021


"Unheard of for 35 years", assured the Prime Minister on France 2, specifying that "900 staff" will be hired "immediately".

Prime Minister Jean Castex announced this Thursday on France 2 that the justice budget was going to be increased by 8% in 2021,

"never seen in 35 years"

according to him, with the hiring of

"900 staff immediately"


Live: LIVE - Jean Castex announces the largest increase in the budget of Justice for thirty years, "never seen before"

“We need an efficient police force.

But it seems to me that the quality of the speed of the penal response depends a large part of the solution "facing" the progression of violence "

, specified the head of government.

For 2021,

"we are going to increase the justice budget by 8%"

, which

"has been unheard of for 35 years"

, he declared on the program You have the floor, his first major political program since his arrival at Matignon in July.

"We are going to find the means to reduce violence",

he assured.

In 2020, the justice budget was 7.5 billion euros, up 4% compared to 2019.

A "faster", "more efficient" justice

For Jean Castex, it is the State which

“has behaved very badly”

for a long time since France is “23rd” in Europe for

“the means devoted to justice”.

"Where there is a magistrate in France, I believe there are three in Germany"

, according to him.

He specified that the State would

"still recruit 900 staff immediately"

so that the justice system is



"more efficient".

Part of the budget will be

"directed to local criminal judges"

, to deal with

"petty crimes"


"given the traffic jam (of the courts), go completely under the radar, that is to say that a form of impunity has settled on all these little facts, ”

he added on the France 2 set, where four mayors and the parents of a young man killed in Grenoble in 2018 arrested him. .

"There will be under the five year term of Emmanuel Macron 10,000 more police officers"

, said the Prime Minister, indicating also that steps will be taken to strengthen municipal police.

Read also: Did Anne Hidalgo really create a municipal police in Paris?

At the beginning of September, the Minister of Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti had declared that his ministry would benefit from the coming year of an

“exceptional budget”


“alleviate the difficulties which have been there for a long time”


In July, his counterpart from the Economy Bruno Le Maire announced for 2021 staff increases for justice, police and health, and reductions in other ministries, i.e. the total number of State staff in front of remain



Source: lefigaro

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