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Pension reform: "I think it can be improved", says François Bayrou


Invited to LCI, the president of the MoDem believes that the government can further enrich this text decried by the unions, left-wing oppositions and the RN.

Tuesday, Edouard Philippe confirmed to


his support for the pension reform presented by the Prime Minister, Elisabeth Borne.

On Wednesday, it was the turn of another essential ally of the Macron camp to speak out.

Guest on LCI, François Bayrou, for whom the government project is necessary, believes that it can still be enriched.


The Prime Minister was right to insist on the fact that it must be a fair reform

," said the boss of the Modem.

While specifying however: “

I think it can be improved, we are going to enter into a parliamentary discussion which will be difficult.


The mayor of Pau also returned to his proposal to increase employer contributions, rejected by the government.

I know very well that the government is not of this opinion but my idea is not to hinder it or put it in difficulty

, he assured.

The situation is that many French people have the feeling that efforts are being asked of the same people, of those who are at work, and not at all of those who are at the head of companies.

Thus he considers that "

we can progress in the definition of this text


And to conclude: "

It is not a question of getting the bosses to contribute but the companies: I have calculated this effort at around 0.7% of the payroll whereas, this year,


Source: lefigaro

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