Macron Overrides Parliament on Pension Reform

David Vives
By David Vives
March 17, 2023NTD UK News

After weeks of unrest over pension reforms, French President Macron on March 16 decided to override Parliament to pass his highly unpopular bill that raises the retirement age from 62 to 64. The move has triggered spontaneous protests across the country, which were sometimes violent. It also isolates the president who faces growing opposition from unions, lawmakers, and the population.


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