The budget of the national gendarmerie in 2018 will increase by 1%, excluding staff costs did was learned from the entourage of the Minister of Interior, Gérard Collomb, speaking Wednesday before the function board military gendarmerie (MGR).
The increase will bring the budget for internal security, including police and gendarmerie, to 2.9 billion euros, an increase of 1.9% overall.
“We decided to spend 105 million euros to property management and thus to continue the plan began to be implemented from 2015, at a rate of 70 million per year, which s’ add a variable from 15 to 20 million euros, “detailed the minister at the gendarmes.
He also pointed to earmark a budget of 70 million euros in the renewal of the fleet of the Gendarmerie.
As promised by Emmanuel Macron during his campaign, 2,500 police jobs will be created during the five-year period, “including 500 this year,” the minister said.
M. Collomb Sunday announced a 6.8% increase the budget of the Ministry of the Interior, excluding payroll, “considerable effort”, he held.