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Prime Minister Gabriel Attal at Les Invalides in Paris on March 20, 2024.

A mission of the bulk will “by June” affords “on the taxation of annuities”introduced Gabriel Attal on Tuesday April 2 earlier than the Renaissance group within the National Assembly, in line with Matignon, whereas the chance to extend taxes to scale back the deficit divides the presidential camp.

“I wanted to entrust a mission to our majority, a mission led by Jean-René Cazeneuve, our budget rapporteur, with a representative from each group” of the bulk. “The objective of this mission: to make proposals on the taxation of annuities, between now and June”declared the Prime Minister, in line with Matignon, cited by Agence France-Presse.

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Gabriel Attal additionally affirmed that “we must assume” unemployment insurance coverage reform “to build a stronger country” whereas a number of tenors of “the left wing” of the bulk expressed their opposition to a discount within the period of jobseekers' compensation. “It is thanks to employment that we will be able to get the country out of debt and re-arm our public services”he stated, arguing that this reform goals to facilitate the return of the unemployed to an exercise.

“Control the debates”

For the mission on “taxation of annuities”Nadia Hai will symbolize Renaissance, Jean-Paul Mattei the MoDem, and one other deputy who has not but been designated the Horizons group, he specified. “We are going to settle this debate together, because we must not suffer, but we must be on the offensive: control the debates that are rising in public opinion, make proposals and decide; but above all we must move forward in a coordinated, coherent manner. This is the purpose of this mission”defined the top of presidency.

Mr. Attal hoped that “the entire majority is associated” to this work and that every part does ” go back up [ses] proposals » to Jean-René Cazeneuve. He reiterated that the government still planned to reduce the deficit to 3% of GDP in 2027, despite its unprecedented slippage in 2023 to 5.5%, which could lead to a possible downgrade of the country's debt rating.

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The Prime Minister recalled that the government would give, next week, “the trajectory that will allow us to reach 3% in 2027”. He precised : “At the end of June, like every year, we will say how we get there, with the revenues, and therefore the conclusions of this mission, but also with the expenses, and in particular the structuring and intelligent economies. » Generally, “it is important to maintain our consistency and not let ourselves be poisoned by oppositions which would suggest that we do not have a compass”argued the Prime Minister, castigating “the makers of misfortune incapable of taking initiatives”.

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