Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne presented the content of the pension reform bill on Tuesday, January 10 during a press conference. In the process, representatives of various political parties and unions expressed their opposition or satisfaction with the measures unveiled.
► The right “satisfied to have been heard” on age and small pensions
The right is “happy to have been heard” by the government on the rate of increase in the retirement age and the revaluation of small pensions, reacted the president of the group Les Républicains in the National Assembly, Olivier Marleix.
“We take note that the Prime Minister has heard a number of requests, the first and most important is that the pace is not brutal”he told the press, saying that his group would present an amendment for “a real review clause” once the retirement age is raised to 63 and before “continue if necessary at age 64”.
► Jean-Luc Mélenchon denounces a “serious social regression”
The leader of La France insoumise Jean-Luc Mélenchon described as “serious social regression” the pension reform presented by the Prime Minister.
— Jean-Luc Melenchon (@JLMelenchon) January 10, 2023
► The national secretary of Europe Ecology The Greens (EELV) bitter
For the national secretary of Europe Ecology Les Verts (EELV), Marine Tondelier, the government “tries to make us look like a concession not to ask unfit and disabled people to work two more years. I think they’re laughing at us, right? »she quipped on Twitter.
► Marine Le Pen intends to “block” an “unjust reform”
Marine Le Pen, the leader of the National Rally, expressed her “determination to block” to the reform judged “unjust”.
“After having been elected thanks to the left and to rebellious France, Emmanuel Macron will now try, with the support of LR, to bring retirement to 64 years old”denounced on Twitter the unfortunate candidate for the presidential election.
► The Medef welcomes “the responsible and pragmatic decisions” of the government
Medef hailed “pragmatic and responsible decisions” taken by the government to reform the pension system, while remaining “opposed to the principle of a senior index” which will oblige companies to publish the share of their older employees.
“Ensuring the future of this pillar of the country’s social model, while maintaining the purchasing power of active and retired people, necessarily leads to working longer”says the first French employers’ organization.
Source : BBN WORLD NEWS