deputies in the dark

The vote by the deputies of the social security financing law in the National Assembly, October 26, 2021. GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP It’s a gradual phenomenon but more and more significant. For the past few weeks, he has reigned in Macronie like an air of confusion. Presidential announcements stalled then staggered, texts retained … Read more

Deputies and senators agree on several measures to fight against animal abuse

In Antibes (Alpes-Maritimes), May 19, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP Three weeks ago, a deal seemed out of reach. Thursday, October 21, the fourteen members of the joint committee (CMP) who examined the bill to fight against animal abuse, yet voted unanimously, without abstention, a compromise which anchors several advances for animal protection in France: … Read more

in the Assembly, the deputies contest a “blank check” given to the government

French Prime Minister Jean Castex during a question-to-government session at the National Assembly in Paris, October 19, 2021. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT / AFP In the hemicycle of the National Assembly, Tuesday, October 19 in the evening, two antagonistic camps faced each other, again, on the management of the health crisis. After an evening of discussions punctuated … Read more

Damien Abad, head of LR deputies, condemns Gilles Platret’s remarks

The boss of LR deputies, Damien Abad, March 3, 2020 at the National Assembly. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP The Republicans (LR) have not finished tearing their back line. Following comments made on CNews Tuesday, October 5 by Gilles Platret, one of the vice-presidents of the party, where he evokes a “Ethnic cleansing” which would be … Read more

one of the last opposition deputies is dismissed from his mandate by a committee close to power

Opposition MP Cheng Chung-tai at a press conference in Hong Kong on Thursday August 26, 2021. VINCENT YU / AP He was one of the last two opposition members still sitting in the Hong Kong Parliament. Cheng Chung-tai was removed from his mandate on Thursday, August 26, by a new commission responsible for verifying the … Read more

the Constitutional Council rejects the appeal of the deputies

March for a “real climate law” in Paris, March 28, 2021. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT / AFP More than sixty deputies – PCF, LFI, PS – had seized, at the end of July, the Constitutional Council concerning the Climate and Resilience law. The “wise men” delivered their decision, Friday, August 13, dismissing the appeal of elected officials, … Read more

In Tunisia, several deputies arrested after the lifting of their parliamentary immunity

In front of the Parliament, in Tunis, July 31, 2021. FETHI BELAID / AFP A post of prime minister still vacant, arrests of deputies critical of the president … A week after Kaïs Saïed took power in Tunisia, the fear of an authoritarian drift has prompted some observers to express their concern. Mr. Saïed granted … Read more

deputies and senators reach agreement on the bill

A demonstration against the introduction of the health pass, Saturday July 24, Place du Trocadéro, in Paris, at the call of Florian Philippot. BENJAMIN GIRETTE FOR “THE WORLD” The fourteen parliamentarians from both chambers, meeting on Sunday July 25 in a joint joint committee to agree on a common text for the bill devoted to … Read more

Rio reduces deputies to 215 and decomposes five major circles

Carla Soares Yesterday at 16:00 Rui Rio presented the reduction in the number of deputies from 230 to 215 within the scope of the reform of the electoral system, in a “moderate” proposal to reach an agreement, but admits that he would like it to be “more bold”, with fewer elected representatives: 211. Decomposes the … Read more

the deputies prolong the debates

The Minister of Solidarity and Health, Olivier Véran, speaks at the National Assembly on July 21, 2021. JULIEN MUGUET FOR “THE WORLD” Another 900 amendments, oppositions that do not let go, a majority crossed by questions: the National Assembly must resume, Thursday, July 22, the examination of the bill extending the health pass, after the … Read more