PARIS (Reuters) – The Minister of Labour, François Rebsamen, presented Wednesday his resignation to Hollande to devote himself for mayor of Dijon, leaving vacant a key position of the government of Manuel Valls
<. p> The resignation of that close to the president, for the estate which circulate more names will be effective “in the days to come,” said the spokesman of the government, Stéphane Le Foll, during the proceedings of the Council of Ministers back.
“Labour Minister resigned (…) it will be effective at the time the President of the Republic, together with the Prime Minister, (…) will have to process replacement, “said he said.
” There is no rush to have, we should do things in order, with time for reflection. “
François Rebsamen said on Europe 1 that he would remain at his post a few more days, “the time to prepare cases.”
Decided under the rule of non-accumulation of his departure opens a new era in a key area of the end of the five year term of the head of the socialist state, which has made the decline in unemployment the condition of a new application.
Minister of Labour since April 2014, François Rebsamen, 64, has failed to stem the rising number of job seekers.
In an interview published last week in Le Parisien, he said, starting with the sense of work “well done” and felt he “helped develop a number of features make life easier for businesses without reducing employees’ rights.”
He admitted, however, experience frustration while the number of job seekers increased since joining the Ministry of nearly 190,000 for those who have no activity and more than 400,000 with those who have reduced activity.
considers, however, that the French economy will create jobs in 2015 with the return of growth and unemployment is expected to decline by the end of the year.
Jean-Marc Germain, MP close to the mayor of Lille Martine Aubry and “slingers” the Socialist Party, is one of the people named to replace him as the member of Côte-d’Or Laurent Granguillaume the Secretary of State for Transport, Alain Vidal, and the Minister of Agriculture, Stéphane Le Foll.
The latter, busy throughout the summer by the crisis in the pig sector, appeared to rule out this hypothesis thinking “fully invested” in his ministry.
“My Calendar, it is perfectly drawn,” said he repeated Wednesday on France 2, citing commitments coming weeks, particularly at European level .
Without naming names, François Rebsamen said that his successor should be “direct line” and “in phase” with François Hollande and Manuel Valls.
“Whoever it ie, the duty of loyalty, it is the pre-requisite, “also judged on iTELE Thierry Mandon, Secretary of State for State Reform and Simplification.
François Rebsamen decided to become mayor of Dijon, a position he held from 2001 to 2014, replacing Alain Millot, one of his relatives died at the end of July.
“I do not slam the door” has he said on Europe 1. “I had made a commitment to Dijon. I want my commitment. “
His election, August 10, by the municipal council of the historic capital of Burgundy, was a formality.
” Mayor, the most beautiful mandates, “he said after the election for which he had an opponent, a candidate of the National Front.
(Elizabeth Pineau, with China Labbé; Editing by Jean-Baptiste Vey)