For more than a week now, the pension reform has been examined in the National Assembly. While the opposition pursues its obstruction strategy, the government may well draw 49.3.
Will the Council of Ministers of Wednesday February 26 lead to the use of 49.3? The government is seriously considering passing in force to the National Assembly, where the pension reform bill has been examined since February 17. The decision is not a simple one, as it could be politically expensive. “Several leaders of the majority demand more time”For the debates in the hemicycle, assures Arnaud Boutet of the political service of France 2. They fear both weakening the President of the Republic and pointing the unions by resorting to 49.3.
Difficult negotiations on financing
Another partition is playing out for the government: the fundraising conference. Negotiations with the unions are going badly. The text under consideration by the National Assembly has not yet been funded and is likely to change. A parameter that the government must also take into account.