from the Palais-Bourbon to Matignon, by way of the Elysée, an unprecedented day of negotiations round an untraceable settlement | EUROtoday

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The socialists upon their arrival at the meeting of the joint joint committee on the “immigration” bill, at the Palais-Bourbon, December 18, 2023: Senator Marie-Pierre de La Gontrie, the president of the socialist deputies, Boris Vallaud , Senator Corinne Narassiguin and the president of the Senate group, Patrick Kanner.

A President of the Republic along with his again to the wall. While the remainder of his five-year time period is suspended till the adoption of the immigration invoice by Parliament, Emmanuel Macron elevated the variety of phone calls to his Prime Minister, Elisabeth Borne, through the night of Monday, December 18. Not lacking a beat of this important stage of his second time period, meddling like no head of state earlier than him within the negotiations between the bulk and the opposition, following step-by-step the joint joint fee (CMP) that he himself prescribed. With the priority to keep away from in any respect prices a failure skilled because the staging of its obstacle.

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Following the adoption of the movement for prior rejection of the invoice within the National Assembly, on December 11, Emmanuel Macron determined that sending the textual content again to the CMP was preferable to a brand new shuttle between the Senate and the National Assembly. , which might have taken a number of weeks and would have hit his meeting with the nation », scheduled for January. It is up to the majority to urgently find a “intelligent compromise” with the fitting, which might permit the adoption of the textual content.

The CMP, which brings collectively seven deputies and 7 senators representing political teams, the one stage of the legislative course of through which the federal government shouldn’t be current, is a spot in precept protected. In the occasion of disagreement between the 2 Chambers, the intention is to guard parliamentarians from any exterior stress to allow them to develop a compromise. The solely departure from this closed session to date is that the rapporteur from the bulk typically allowed himself to “text” with the minister chargeable for the textual content or the Prime Minister, to ask for recommendation or directions.

“An official CMP and an unofficial CMP”

Monday afternoon, these practices had been shattered. An indication of the intense stress that reigns across the “immigration” invoice, the interventions of the manager happened in a a lot much less discreet method. “It’s unheard of, an extraordinary CMP”famous within the night the previous Keeper of the Seals Jean-Jacques Urvoas, professor of public regulation on the University of Brest, who was delivered to chair it when he sat on the Palais-Bourbon.

In truth, removed from remaining confined to an Assembly room, as is common, the discussions had been partly relocated to rue de Varenne, within the Prime Minister’s workplace. But additionally relayed on rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré, in that of the President of the Republic. “There is an official CMP and an unofficial CMP, in which people who are not members are intrigued, and others who make calls to the executive”described on the finish of the assembly the president of the Socialist Party (PS) group within the National Assembly, Boris Vallaud, substitute throughout this session.

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