She has still not officially declared herself a candidate for the 2022 presidential election. But Anne Hidalgo’s ambitions for the future election are already clearly reflected in all her latest speeches. At the start of the week, the “presidential” calendar even seems to be accelerating.
Emmanuel Macron’s team offers a psy check and € 1 meals in CROUS restaurants? Anne Hidalgo, she at the microphone of France Info this Monday morning takes the opposite view and relaunches the idea of an RSA defended in recent weeks by several left voices and rejected by the government. Emmanuel Macron said he was not a “fan” of this solution last December. The mayor of Paris considers on the contrary that this monthly aid of 500 € for all students in difficulty, including those from the middle classes, is urgent. Should we see in it a first marker of his campaign, she who for weeks has been winking towards the youth?
A mayor on all fronts
The mayor of Paris is also seeking to impose itself on the front of economic recovery. “We are not associated with the government’s stimulus plan,” regrets Anne Hidalgo in the morning interview. “We must stop opposing local elected representatives to the government. We must listen to us, ”she repeats.
The same afternoon, the mayor of Paris set an example by organizing her own consultation in the presence of all the economic players in the capital as well as the Minister for Public Accounts Olivier Dussopt. The opportunity for her to recall the support plan of 200 million euros released in 2020 and the envelope of 1.4 billion euros of investment voted for 2021. Conference cleverly relayed through photos posted on Twitter by his followers.
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At the same time, the City was waging another battle with the State in the field of accommodation for the homeless. Emmanuel Grégoire, the first deputy and Léa Filoche, deputy (Generation. S) for solidarity have multiplied the injunctions to obtain the triggering, from this Monday evening, of the extreme cold plan. In the evening, the Ile-de-France region announced the opening of 287 additional accommodation places as of Monday evening, in Ile-de-France, including 169 in Paris alone. “It was already in the pipes. We did not wait for the City, ”retorts the regional prefecture.
In Rouen with… Edouard Philippe
At the same time, Anne Hidalgo’s great campaign machine is being set up. This weekend, a Twitter account “Young people with #Hidalgo” was created and this Thursday, the mayor of Paris will travel to Rouen alongside the mayor of the city to talk about the Seine in the presence of another presidential candidate , Edouard Philippe, former prime minister who became mayor of Le Havre again.
So, still not a candidate for the mayor of Paris? For those who still doubt it, the Parisian team seems to have the compass of the Presidential election in its sights. And the 6% who were credited to Anne Hidalgo in a first poll (Opinion / commStrat) obviously did not dissuade him from preparing for it.
Original article by : www.leparisien.fr