By a final vote of the Senate, Parliament definitively adopted on Wednesday the first part of the measures in favor of purchasing power, after pledges given to LR.
4% increase in retirement pensions and several allowances with retroactive effect from July 1, 2022, capping the rise in rents at 3.5% in France and again tripling the ceiling of the Macron bonus that can be paid by employers : this emergency bill was validated by 245 votes against 27, and 72 abstentions at the Luxembourg Palace.
All the political groups supported the text, except the left, for which the wage issue was ignored.
Voting against, the ecologist Raymonde Poncet Monge thus stood up against measures not taken and benefiting a minority, notably through bonuses.
On behalf of the socialist group, which abstained, Annie Le Hourou pinpointed collusion between the government and the senatorial right, favoring a liberal policy.
For the LR group, Philippe Mouiller for his part congratulated himself that the achievements of the Snat are numerous and unprecedented.
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Validated after three weeks of lively debate, the bill will allow direct support for the purchasing power of the French, in particular the most fragile, argued the Minister for Energy Transition, Agns Pannier-Runacher, before the senators. .
This text will be completed by the end of the week with the revised draft budget for 2022, which includes the continuation of the fuel bonus, the revaluation of the index point for civil servants and the abolition of the audiovisual license fee in particular.