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Borne does not rule out using 49.3 for pension reform, the executive’s decision made public “by the end of the week”





Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne promised this Monday, September 26 “the search for compromise” on the method for initiating the pension reform without excluding the use of Article 49.3 of the Constitution, which allows the adoption of a text without a vote except for a motion of censure.

“My method is dialogue, the search for compromise. At the same time, the French would not understand that we are blocked, it is true on the budget, it is true on the important reforms that we want to bring “, said on BFMTV and RMC the head of government. Section 49.3 is “one of the tools that is available to the government if there is a deadlock situation”she pointed out.

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The decision of the executive on the method envisaged to initiate a pension reform will be made public ” by the end of the week “said the Prime Minister.

“Different Scenarios”

“We have planned with the President of the Republic to have an exchange this week with the ministers concerned and the leaders of the majority. […] We will share the decision we will take with the President of the Republic by the end of the week.declared on BFMTV and RMC the head of government.

The president’s entourage said on Saturday that Emmanuel Macron would meet this week, with Elisabeth Borne, the ministers concerned and the leaders of the majority on this question of pensions.

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Among the avenues considered by the executive are an amendment to the Social Security financing bill (PLFSS) and an ad hoc bill.

“There are different scenarios, and so we are indeed looking for the best way with the objective of having dialogue, consultation and moving forward quickly”added Elisabeth Borne.



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