Nupes wants to table a joint bill

It should be filed quickly, in order to make the left a “force of proposal” against the government.

The Nupes wants to move forward on the priority issue of purchasing power. This Friday, several representatives of the united left returned to this subject, stating that they wanted to quickly file a text to protect the portfolio of households.

It will be a “social emergency law“, which will be filed “next week“, declared the deputy (LFI) Manuel Bompard, on FranceInfo. The bill will include three main points, he said: “the price freeze on basic necessities, energy, fuel”, “the increase in the minimum wage to 1500 euros net” and «the possibility of regulating rents».

For her part, PS MP Valérie Rabault indicated that the proposal will include “five or six» key measures, including «minimum wage at 1500 euros“. It will allow the left to say “this is what we think is important and essential to ensure that the situation is improved, particularly that of purchasing power, which will also allow the government to position itself“, she explained. It is “tell the government we can’t continue this blockage, here’s what we offer you, what do you think?“, added the deputy of Tarn-et-Garonne re-elected on Sunday.

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A joint proposal

During their first meeting of representatives on Thursday, the leaders of the parties forming the Nupes agreed that they would present a “joint bill“, we specify to the Figaro. It should be tabled quickly, in order to make the left a “force of proposalin front of the government. Some of the measures would be taken from the agreements signed between the parties during the legislative campaign, which notably defended an increase in the minimum wage, the freezing of the prices of basic necessities or even targeted measures for young people.

«The goal is to go fast enoughon convergences already recorded before the legislative election, it is said. Because “social emergency“Is there, justified Manuel Bompard, Friday. “Prices are soaring, wages are too low. […] Poverty is skyrocketing. […] We must respond to this situation“, he said on Franceinfo.

In case of agreement, the Nupes will not be the only formation to present a text on this theme. The government, for its part, is preparing a packagepurchasing power“, which must be presented to the Council of Ministers on July 6. But the executive’s proposals (food voucher, continuation of the tariff shield, revaluation of pensions and social minima by 4%, etc.) could come up against opposition, within a National Assembly whose macronists have lost the majority. absolute. Opposite, the elected LR and RN also intend to defend their tracks. This first text will be a real test for the new National Assembly, whose debates will undoubtedly be closely scrutinized.

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