Between Rachida Dati and Anne Hidalgo, the conflict is just not over | EUROtoday

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LTheir battle is not going to cease on the gates of rue de Valois. At the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture, the model new hostess, Rachida Dati, has been in a latent rivalry with the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo for a few years. A rivalry which, because the weekly explains Marianne in its columns, may nicely now flip to the benefit of the primary…

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Indeed, because of her new features, the mayor of sevene Paris district has important leverage to harass its left-wing adversary, together with in its tasks deliberate for Paris. Urban planning, for instance, is likely one of the minister’s prerogatives. This is evidenced by the request from her predecessor, Rima Abdul Malak, to droop the demolition work on the Pierre and Marie Curie laboratory.

READ ALSO The world of tradition shocked by the arrival of Rachida Dati Rue de ValoisThe venture to revegetate Place de la Concorde, the want of Anne Hidalgo, should additionally undergo a State session. As acknowledged Mariannethe architects of Bâtiments de France, beneath the aegis of Rue de Valois, should be contacted even on highway redevelopments.

An affect on the Olympics?

Beyond these features, the voice of a Minister of Culture additionally has its weight. Rachida Dati may thus attempt to affect, behind the scenes, on essential topics, akin to visitors velocity on the Paris ring highway, which Anne Hidalgo needs to restrict to 50 km/h, towards 70 presently. Indeed, if the town can suggest these measures for the ring highway, its nature as a route of nationwide curiosity requires the approval of the federal government. “The Paris ring road will increase to 50 km/h this fall, unless the State attacks us,” defined the deputy mayor of Paris, David Belliard, in an interview with Parisian this Wednesday, January 10.

READ ALSO How the reshuffle is reshuffling the playing cards for municipal elections in ParisAnother scorching subject: the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. “We are worried because, 400 days before the Olympics, everyone feels that Paris is not ready,” lamented Rachida Dati in Le Figaro in April 2023. Could the minister attempt to affect her group? “I wish good luck to the actors in the world of culture, given the trials they will go through with the appointment of Rachida Dati,” Anne Hidalgo reacted on Instagram simply after the announcement of the reshuffle.