Jean-Noël Barrot, new Minister Delegate in charge of the Digital Transition, will not be able to process files related to Uber
A survey of Guardian and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), published on July 10, highlights Uber’s controversial lobbying methods in Europe. But the new Minister Delegate in charge of the Digital Transition, Jean-Noël Barrot, will not however be able to deal with this burning issue, which reveals very close links between the American platform and the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron. when he was Minister of the Economy.
Uber is a mobile application that allows individuals to find a driver (VTC) to get from one place to another. The price and duration of the journey are indicated at the time of booking the race.
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Indeed, Jean-Noël Barrot’s sister, Hélène Barrot, is Uber’s communications director in Europe. To avoid any conflict of interest, the chosen one of the MoDem already expressed his desire to stay away from the subject Uber to our colleagues from The letter a (paid article) on July 6th.
This setting aside should be ratified in the decree which will define its attributions. According The letter a, the decisions made about the Uber platform go directly back to Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne. A reduction in portfolio which is reminiscent of that of the Minister of Transformation and the Public Service, Stanislas Guerini, excluded from files linked to Google and the clouds of state. And for good reason, his wife, Marie-Luce Conrard, works for Google Cloud France.