While the deputies began to examine the pension reform, more than 21,000 amendments were tabled, most of them by La France insoumise. A strategy of attrition which could force the Prime Minister to brandish article 49-3 of the Constitution.
The schedule is tight. The special committee on pensions has more than 21,000 amendments to consider in nine days. Part of the future of the reform is being played out in a room in the Palais Bourbon. Since Monday, February 3, exchanges have been flowing, mainly between the majority and La France insoumise. The Republic on the march cries out for irresponsible obstruction. “It is the zero degree of parliamentary work“, Considers a deputy.
“A wagon of insults”
For her part, the president of the commission protested: “It’s been five days that I was rotten (…) by people of your political formation. Every time I take a load of insults, it’s a shame, these are not methods“. Sunday, February 9, 17 articles out of 65 are adopted, 3,800 amendments examined, 2,500 inadmissible, there are still more than 15,000. This strategy of attrition could force the Prime Minister to brandish article 49-3 of the Constitution.