Thirty years later, she becomes the Prime Minister of France again. According to a survey by the Ifop polling institute, 74 percent of the French wanted the president to appoint a prime minister in advance.
President Emmanuel Macron in the afternoon in his office He was greeted by Jean Castex, who personally delivered his letter of resignation.
According to a statement from the French presidential office, on April 24, “Elizabeth Borne, head of state re-elected for five years, was appointed prime minister and entrusted with forming the government.”
After that, French television broadcast, on Monday evening, the transfer of power between the former and new prime ministers live.
In his first public appearance already after his election, at the end of April, the head of state indicated that he wanted to appoint a prime minister who would be sensitive to social and environmental issues.
Elizabeth Bourne, 61, has headed the Ministry of Labor since 2020, served as Minister of the Environment from 2019 to 2020 and Minister of Transport from 2017 to 2019. The technocratic politician has served as Minister in former socialist governments and was also the Strategic Director of French State Railways (SNCF). He joined Emmanuel Macron’s party in 2017 and has been a member of all of its governments since then.
The main task of the new head of government in the left wing of Macron’s camp is to implement the social reforms already announced by the head of state, and above all reform the pension system.
Edith Cresson, the only woman to date who was prime minister of France under socialist François Mitterrand for barely 11 months between 1991 and 1992, called the new prime minister a “very good choice” on BFM news television, but lamented that such a It took the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MTI) books that a long time ago a woman led the French government again.
The person of the Head of Government is important primarily because it indicates the direction that the President of the Republic intends to give to his domestic policy over the next five years. While the two former prime ministers of Emmanuel Macron, Edouard Philippe and Jean Castix, came from the Conservative camp, Elizabeth Born belongs to the left-wing Reform Party.
On his re-election day, Emmanuel Macron promised to change his approach and take into account the social discontent expressed by the so-called yellow vest movement in 2018 and 2019.
The first steps in the new government, which will be formed in a few days, are expected to secure a parliamentary majority for further governance in the two-stage parliamentary elections on June 12 and 19. If elections are held now, polls show that Emmanuel Macron’s party will get an absolute majority in the National Assembly. Meanwhile, twenty years later, the radical left has united in third place in the presidential election, led by Jean-Luc Mélenchon, socialists, greens, communists and radical lefts, whose secret goal is a majority in the National Assembly, MTI writes.
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