The creation of a food check has been delayed again, creating a real headache for the executive. Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne announced Tuesday that the government would pay an additional inflation allowance to low-income families in case of emergency.
It will be distributed at the beginning of the school year and "directly on to the bank account, immediately", depending on the composition of the families. She did not specify the amount nor the number of households that will receive it. .
However, the Prime Minister assured that there was still time for reflection on a food inspection more focused on organic and quality products.
The government decided to extend the fuel discount of 18cs (in continental France) at least until August. It was introduced in April 1. The budgeted amount of 3 billion euros was set for the April-June period. This will need to be supplemented by the amending finance law.
Medium-term, a device that targets "big riders" will be the dominant product.
The extension of the "tariff Shield" (cap on electricity prices and gas prices) until the end of this year has also been approved. It is estimated that it will cost more than 14 billion Euros over the course of the year. According to Bercy's March estimate, 2022. Variations in gas prices can cause this amount to fluctuate.
Inflation will be applied to retirement pensions "from the July retirement, which was paid on August 9, in a second piece legislation dedicated to purchasing power, confirmed by Olivier Dussopt at the end May. This indexation applies to basic pensions and supplementary pensions that are managed by social partners.
Tuesday's announcement by Elisabeth Borne was that the increase would reach 4%. This is enough to bring inflation closer to 5% in May after the automatic revaluation in January of just over 1 %.
Moreover, certain social benefits (RSA, disabled adult allowance etc.) will be upgraded. After a 1.8% initial step in April, the following steps will be taken:
Although the government has not revealed the exact amount, the APF France Handicap Association is calling for a "significant" increase. Unaf asks for a revaluation on July 1, "at least on what the "inflation "."
Les Echos claims that these benefits and minima will increase by 4% at a cost to 2 billion euros. This would be in addition to the 5 billion euros required for pensions.
Civil servants will also be able to see the amount of the increase in value of the index points that serves as their basis for remuneration. Public service unions want 3% to CFDT, and 20% to CFTC. According to the government, a 1% increase would result in 2 billion euros annually for the state.
The Macron bonus will triple the ceiling on the extraordinary tax-free and desocialized buying power bonus (known as the Macron bonus). Employers will be allowed to receive up to 3,000 euro from their employers.
It is also planned to reduce the contribution of self-employed. They will be able to earn "550 euro per year at the Smic level", as Gabriel Attal, spokesperson for the former government, stated in May.
With a net gain of 138 euro for households, the abolition or the suspension of the audiovisual licensing fee will become effective in the fall. This is more than three billion euros less for the State.
Her government was also requested by the Prime Minister to consider measures for students. A 1 euro extension to the university restaurant ticket is planned.
Consultations are held in order to reduce future rent revaluation. The reference index of rents is indexed to inflation. According to the sector players, the option of a total freeze is not possible. However, the method for calculating the index could still be modified.