two weeks before the second round of the municipal, Agnès Buzyn attempts to mobilize the vote. In an interview with the Journal du dimanche, the head list LREM in Paris gives details on its strategy. It announced in particular that it focuses its program on a "economic recovery plan" for the capital. She also believes that the crisis of the post-coronavirus promises to be " very hard ".
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because of the confinement, "the economic crisis is likely to be very hard, particularly in Paris," emphasises Agnès Buzyn, ex-minister of Health, who had resigned to be a candidate in Paris after the case Griveaux. She had collected 17.3% of votes in the first round, far behind its major competitors, Anne Hidalgo, the mayor outbound PS, and Rachida Dati (LR). "Victory is possible ! The cards are rebattues " in view of the second round on 28 June, she said.
A plan to 400 million euros
His "stimulus plan" will be "implemented from the 1st July" and " will be funded with 400 million euros, of which 170 million to a solidarity fund which was entrusted to the borough mayors ", promises. "The goal is to help traders, artisans and restaurateurs to survive, thanks to an exemption of all taxes the first year, or even next year if the crisis persists. "
Agnès Buzyn also wants to " experiment during a year of liberalisation of opening hours in all of Paris, in the evening and on the weekends ", to " spread out the rush hour for the consumers, as well as the rush hours in public transport ". Other projects : "the automation of subway lines in connection with the region ", "the creation of 240 streets-gardens, "" the revegetation of the banks of the Seine ", " the thermal renovation of housing, public buildings, museums, equipment, offices, etc.".
Critical of the competition
Agnès Buzyn very critical of his two main rivals, who ,according to her, " preparing the presidential election of 2022 ". She accuses Rachida Dati to discuss the "safety and cleanliness" : "It has literally no environmental program, it is simple, I think she lives in the last century. "" As for Anne Hidalgo, this is not because it puts the green on its leaflets that it has carried out an ecological policy ", lash-t-it.
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in addition, when questioned on Evelyn Colella, colistière of Florence Berthout (mayor of the 5th arrondissement outcome of LR and supported LREM) and because of the racism and homophobia, Agnès Buzyn had found that it was " a casting error ". "Florence Berthout and I are very clear on the condemnation of these remarks. This is why it has been removed from the campaign, " she adds.