Defence: The Armies Budget will Increase by 1.6 Billion Euros in 2018

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced an increase in the defence budget “unprecedented over the past decade.” It will increase to more than 1.6 billion euros in 2018. “We will next year increase in the budget that I will present the budget of the Armies of more than 1.6 billion euros. This effort will continue in 2019 and …

Michel Sapin Defended the “Seriousness” of its Budget in 2017

Michel Sapin on Wednesday defended the “serious” and “coherence” of its draft budget for 2017, rejecting the criticism by the Public Finance High Council (HCFP), which considers “unlikely” for the deficit reduction planned by the government . “This budget is serious” , assured the Minister of Economy and Finance during the press presentation of the …

Budget security: Unanimity in the Senate to Increase Resources Requested by the Government

The Senate on Monday adopted unanimously the government amendment intended to increase the security of the mission means in the draft 2016 budget, following the attacks on 13 November. The Senate on Monday adopted unanimously the government amendment intended to increase the security of the mission means in the draft 2016 budget, following the attacks …

France to cut 22,000 Jobs in Hospitals

The Health minister, Marisol Touraine has unveiled France’s plan to save billions on health spending. Marisol Touraine has announced that 22,000 jobs will not be filled once staff in those positions either retire or quit over the next 2 years.  At the same time, many of the posts that are currently filled by temporary or …