The main provisions of the finance bill for 2022

The government unveiled, Wednesday, September 22, the last budget bill of the five-year Macron. The emphasis is on spending and investing to foster growth. In total, an increase of 12 billion euros in the budget is planned for 2022. Priority has been given to education, but also to ecological transition, justice and the interior.

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  • Ecology: a budget boosted by the energy renovation bonus

Caught between the shootings of hunters who accuse her of being an antichasse and defenders of the environment who do not take offense that she authorized, the day after the world congress of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the capture of more than 100,000 birds through so-called “traditional” hunting methods yet deemed illegal by the Council of State, Barbara Pompili will find a source of comfort in the finance bill (PLF) 2022. Her Ministry of Transition ecological is, in fact, one of the winners. Its budget almost reaches the symbolic bar of 50 billion euros: 49.9 billion euros. It was 48.5 billion euros in the previous year, an increase of 3%. Since the start of the five-year term, he will have progressed by « 20 % », Do we hammer at the ministry to remind the ecological commitment of Emmanuel Macron less than seven months before the presidential election and when the “ecologists” designate their champion.

Installation of a wind turbine near Lanarce (Ardèche), September 9, 2020.

From the same source, we also highlight the ” brake on “ a decrease in the number of staff in the ministry and its operators, with – 350 full-time equivalents compared to – 1,200 in previous years. And “Reinforcements” planned for the agencies responsible for biodiversity, water or the inspection of industrial sites classified at risk in the aftermath of the twenty years of the AZF disaster.

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In detail, 15.9 billion are strictly speaking intended for ecological transition (energy, biodiversity, risk prevention, etc.), 17.1 billion are planned for housing and 8 billion for mobility, including rail infrastructure. The 2022 budget should above all make it possible to To “sanctify” the energy renovation aid scheme, the so-called MaPrimeRénov ‘bonus: a budget of 2 billion euros has been programmed. The 2 billion euros of the recovery plan allocated to it for the period 2021-2022 will be used up this year. 500,000 cases have already been filed and the government expects to receive an additional 300,000 by the end of 2021.

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