DIRECT. Legislative elections 2024: pension reform, taxes… follow the debate between Attal, Bardella and Bompard this Tuesday on TF1

DIRECT. Legislative elections 2024: pension reform, taxes… follow the debate between Attal, Bardella and Bompard this Tuesday on TF1

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This Tuesday, June 25, 2024, Prime Minister Gabriel Attal will speak with the head of the National Rally Jordan Bardella and Manuel Bompard, coordinator of La France Insoumise, representing the New Popular Front on TF1 from 9 p.m.

After the announcement of the dissolution of the National Assembly by Emmanuel Macron following the results of the European elections on June 9, the different parties have little time to campaign . The legislative elections will be held on June 30 and July 7. Representatives of the three parties leading the polls will be present on the TF1 set from 9 p.m. Gabriel Attal for the presidential camp, Jordan Bardella for the National Rally, Manuel Bompard of the New Popular Front will debate in front of journalists Gilles Bouleau and Anne-Claire Coudray. 9:33 p.m.

Global warming

The fight against global warming is a question major for most French people.

“We must reduce the use of thermal cars. But we must also do more on the energy renovation of housing This is the challenge of the century and that this challenge of the century can only be addressed through massive public investments”, believes the LFI coordinator. ensures that “several tens of billions of euros” will be intended for the ecological transition.

“The climate challenge is major. I propose that we go further and that the middle classes can finance the thermal renovation of their homes”, indicates Gabriel Attal. “In recent years we have reduced CO2 emissions by 20% in our country, this is unprecedented, because we are investing to support the French”, defends the Prime Minister.

9:19 p.m.

Will taxes increase ?

Answers are rather decided and clear from the three blocks present on the set of the television channel.

“No! There will be no increase in French taxes”, said Gabriel Attal. He recalled that the housing tax and the audiovisual royalty since 2017 had been abolished by Emmanuel Macron in 2017, while detailing that the RN had opposed it.

“We want to make more installments so that there is more progressiveness” , replied Manuel Bompard. He proposes an overhaul of the tax with 14 brackets instead of the current 5. “All those who earn less than 4,000 euros net per month will pay less or the same amount of taxes as today. And yes, there will be more taxes for the 8%. and in particular for the richest 0.1% who today pay less taxes proportionally than the middle classes” , he explained.

“No, I will not increase taxes and I will be the Prime Minister of fiscal peace”, assures the boss of the RN. “To be fair, you have to be realistic. I want to implement an audit of the state accounts and exempt young people under 30 from income tax”< /em> , suggests Jordan Bardella.

9:14 p.m.

Manuel Bompard proposes retirement at 60

Objective for the LFI coordinator representing the NFP, with regard to pension reform: “before 2027, submit a bill to bring back retirement age 60” .

9:10 p.m.

Retirement at 66 according to Jordan Bardella

“An unjust and economically ineffective reform”, says the head of the National Rally. “My priority will be long careers“, he explained. “I want to prioritize those who started working very early. If you started working at 24, you will leave with 42 years of contributions, that is to say at 66”, added Jordan Bardella

9:05 p.m.

Pension reform

< p class="live-post__primer">After heated exchanges between the three political figures present for the debate, the two journalists decide to move on to a second subject which has divided French society for months: pension reform.

“I say it here: those who promise you the moon, who tell you that they will postpone retirement until 60, it is a 40 billion euro project which is not financed. to finance it”, warns the Prime Minister. “No, once again, I am not going to do like my opponents here, who promise everything before the elections in the hope of being elected. I propose the establishment of a penalty bonus for companies on short contracts, on companies that lay off seniors”, he adds when questioned about backpedaling on this criticized reform.

8:57 p.m.

Increase in the minimum wage for the NFP

While Jordan Bardella wants “lower it from 20% to 5.5% on energy, electricity, gas, fuel oil, but also fuels”, Manuel Bompard has a completely different proposal: increasing the minimum wage. “I e confirm that it is our proposal to increase the minimum wage from 1400 euros to 1600 euros” , affirms the LFI coordinator representing the New Popular Front. According to him, this increase would allow consumption to be boosted.

8:50 p.m.

Purchasing power

The first topic addressed during this debate is purchasing power, which is currently an emergency in the country, in particular how to block prices or what emergency measures can be put in place.

Today, opening your bills or opening your mail is a source of anxiety for millions of French people who, in our country, are no longer able to make a living from their work. If the French put their trust in me, I will be the prime minister of purchasing power, I will be the prime minister who wants to break with the indifference and brutality of those who rule us towards millions of French people”~ “The difference between my competitors and me, is that I am Prime Minister. I don't want to make them believe in the moon. I don't want to make them believe that, as if by magic, everything could be financed. I am proposing a plan that is serious and credible”, replies the Prime Minister.

8:46 p.m.

The debate begins

Gabriel Attal, Jordan Bardella and Manuel Bompard are on the TF1 set, the discussions begin with carte blanche.

8:36 p.m.

A closely followed debate

The channel of television ensures that a “cell of verifiers” will be mobilized “behind the scenes” to verify the remarks as well as the statements that the three party representatives will make on the stage.

8:25 p.m.

Start of the live

Good evening, follow live with Midi Libre the exchanges between the candidates who will be on the TF1 set.

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