Stephen Carroll and Kate Moody take a look at the economic promises being made by the candidates in France's presidential election. The cost of living is the biggest issue for voters, whereas the topic of government debt – a subject that has dominated previous elections – is largely absent from this year's campaign. We examine what the presidential hopefuls are promising in terms of combatting inflation, creating jobs and reforming the tax system.
The question of how to overhaul France's complex pension system has been a politically sensitive topic for years. A major reform proposed by the current government stalled in 2020 due to the pandemic and following mass protests. But it's once again become an issue in the current presidential campaign. We take a closer look in this special edition.
French presidential candidates Marine Le Pen and Eric Zemmour are holding duelling rallies on February 5, 2022. FRANCE 24's Clovis Casali reports.
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