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Pensions: Elisabeth Borne regrets that “false information” circulates about the reform

The prime minister believes in the BFMTV microphone that “a lot of misinformation” is circulating about the pension reform project. He reaffirms his desire to educate about this unpopular reform with a majority of French people, three days before the strike on January 31.

Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne lamented on the BFMTV microphone that “a lot of false information” is circulating about the pension reform, this Saturday during a surprise trip to her Calvados constituency, while an inter-union mobilization against the pension reform is planned . next Tuesday.

“I hear a lot of false information. For example, I hear that apprentices before 2014 cannot benefit from the quarters they acquired as part of their apprenticeship, I hear that the reform would penalize women who have cut careers,” she said from Vire.

“It’s the exact opposite,” he said.

“We must continue explaining” the pension reform project to the French, he also estimated, while the examination of the pension reform project by the deputies will begin on Monday in commission.

The Executive wants to be “listening” to the opponents of the reform

A little earlier this Saturday, the head of government spoke with local actors in the town of Vire, in Calvados. His slogan: “pedagogy”. He assured that he “listened” to the reluctance of part of the population, relating in particular “to poverty, to women or to the employment of the elderly,” BFMTV learned.

“It is up to us to listen and respond to concerns,” he promised.

The Prime Minister’s visit comes three days before a second day of strikes and demonstrations against the government’s pension reform. On the first day, January 19, between 1 and 2 million people had gathered in the street.

72% of French people say they oppose the pension reform bill as planned, according to the latest poll by the Elabe Institute for BFMTV published on Wednesday. An upward trend.

Author: Juliette Desmondeaux
Source: BFM TV

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