Sunday, 23 January, 2022

The government’s scenarios for the future food check


Matignon must decide between two options for this device designed for precarious households. One defended by the Minister of Agriculture, Julien Denormandie, would cost between 2 and 4 billion, while the option favored by the Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, would not exceed 200 to 300 million. The parliamentary majority wants to be heard on the file.

Ministers Bruno Le Maire and Julien Denormandie defend two opposing views on the food check.

It is a profusion of proposals which clearly indicates the political importance taken by this file. In Bercy for once on a position close to the Ministry of Ecological Transition, the Ministry of Agriculture or within the parliamentary majority represented by the deputy Mounir Mahjoubi, everyone has their vision of what the future food check could look like. .

Matignon must decide in the coming days on the solution adopted for this device which should allow the most modest families to have access to good quality food products (organic, short circuits, etc.). With, on the table, options whose cost varies between 200-300 million euros and up to 4 billion euros, according to our information. “The technical work is done, now we are waiting for the arbitrations”, assures a government source.

Matignon must decide between two options for this device designed for precarious households. One defended by the Minister of Agriculture, Julien Denormandie, would cost between 2 and 4 billion, while the option favored by the Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, would not exceed 200 to 300 million. The parliamentary majority wants to be heard on the file.

Ministers Bruno Le Maire and Julien Denormandie defend two opposing views on the food check.

It is a profusion of proposals which clearly indicates the political importance taken by this file. In Bercy for once on a position close to the Ministry of Ecological Transition, the Ministry of Agriculture or within the parliamentary majority represented by the deputy Mounir Mahjoubi, everyone has their vision of what the future food check could look like. .

Matignon must decide in the coming days on the solution adopted for this device which should allow the most modest families to have access to good quality food products (organic, short circuits, etc.). With, on the table, options whose cost varies between 200-300 million euros and up to 4 billion euros, according to our information. “The technical work is done, now we are waiting for the arbitrations”, assures a government source.