New record under the Fifth Republic. The national Assembly now has 10 political groups after the creation, on Tuesday, of" Acting together ", made up of mps Act, and LREM. Its president, Olivier Becht, told the Agence France-Presse that the group was in the majority, and that his spirit wanted to be " constructive ".
Sensitivity "liberal, humanist, social and european"
The tenth group consists of 17 elected officials, including 10 mps to Act, until then members of the group IDU-an Act presided over by the centrist Jean-Christophe Lagarde. "We want to support the action of the president of the Republic and be a pillar of the majority ", says Olivier Becht. The centrist party, Act, is chaired by the minister of Culture, Franck Riester.
"The creation of a group Acting together, comes to embody and give voice to a political sensibility of a liberal, humanistic, social, and european must be able to express themselves fully within the current majority," says the new group in a press release.