Jean-Paul Delevoye "will be behind the decision of the President, Prime Minister and Parliament"


Jean-Paul Delevoye, June 19, 2019 at the Elysee. – AFP

After expressing his opposition, the High Commissioner for pensions,
Jean-Paul Delevoye, finally indicated that he will be "behind
the decision of the President, Prime Minister and Parliament "on the application or not of the future" universal system "to only new entrants of the labor market, said his entourage, this Friday.

Wednesday, Jean-Paul Delevoye had indicated, in an interview with Parisian, be opposed to this track, also called the "clause of the grandfather", while Emmanuel Macron and Édouard Philippe, they, believe that "everything is open".

An impossible track

To reserve the future system only for new entrants would be to "create a 43rd regime. It's impossible ! Had justified Jean-Paul Delevoye. "If we make the" grandfather clause "for a profession, we must do it for everyone, equity issue, it means that we give up the reform," he added.

"Jean-Paul Delevoye expresses quite freely the tracks envisaged on this aspect of the file," commented his entourage. "Of course the decision belongs, and we will, to the President, the Prime Minister and Parliament".

"No line differences within the government"

The High Commissioner "discusses the different assumptions" and "also indicated that all tracks were considered. He is there to advance the file, the consultation, and to rank behind the decision that will be that of the government, "added the same source, questioned on a possible resignation in case of disavowal.

"The goal of a universal point system is the goal that brings together the entire government," said the source. Thursday, government spokeswoman Sibeth Ndiaye had assured that there was "no line differences within the government" on pension reform.


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