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Emmanuel Macron will speak Monday at 8 pm to announce his measures

The head of state will also hold a press conference Wednesday, April 17 at the Elysee Palace. An unprecedented exercise in his quinquennium.

The World with AFP Posted today at 18h44, updated at 18h56

Emmanuel Macron, April 11 in Brussels.
Emmanuel Macron, April 11 in Brussels. EVA PLEVIER / REUTERS

Expected since the end of the "great debate", the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, will speak Monday, April 15 at 8 pm on television, announced the Elysee in a statement.

"In this speech, he will announce the priority action projects and will advance the first concrete measures in response to the concerns raised in the context of the great national debate", says the presidency. The head of state will also hold a press conference Wednesday, April 17 at the Elysee Palace. An unprecedented exercise in his quinquennium. "It's a new act", Mr Macron's entourage told AFP on Sunday night, saying that "In-depth changes will be launched."

If nothing has filtered on what will announce concretely the head of state Monday evening, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, gave some tracks during his return of the "big debate" in early April.

The head of the government claimed to have retained several strong ideas of the consultation, among which "A huge tax exasperation" : "Our country today has a form of zero tax tolerance"he acknowledged. "We have to go down, and go down faster, taxes. "

Our selection of articles on the report and the restitution of the great national debate

  • Taxation, public spending, ecological transition … what are the first lessons to be learned from this unprecedented consultation?
  • After more than 10 000 public meetings which took place from January 15th to March 15th, find the balance sheet of the big debate in six questions.
  • In delivering the first lessons of the great debate, Monday, April 8, the prime minister, Edouard Philippe, promised to lower "faster" taxes.
  • The summary presented by the government will not be the only analysis of the great debate. Researchers, engineers and citizens have developed parallel modes of debate and tools of restitution.
  • For Loïc Blondiaux, professor of political science at the University Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne, "the great debate has shown that opening the field of participation does not necessarily lead to chaos".
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