EXCLUSIVE – A week before the presentation of the executive’s project, the High Commissioner for Planning warns of a “significant structural deficit”, in a document that Le Figaro has procured.
It sounds the alarm at the perfect time for the executive. A week before Elisabeth Borne announces her decisions on pensions, with the aim of a progressive extension of the legal age to 65, François Bayrou prepares minds for the need for reform. While replying to the left “Nupes”, the National Rally and the unions, opposed to a site deemed unjustified. As well as at Pensions Orientation Council (COR)to which he indirectly reproaches too much “complexity in the presentation of data”.
In a 20-page document to be released on Thursday, that Le Figaro obtained, the High Commissioner for Planning warns against the “significant structural deficit” of the system. “Taken globally, our pension system risks being increasingly weakened in its financial balance and, by continually increasing our debt, weighing more and more on the economic capacity of the country and on its independence”he writes in the introduction.
In his sights…