Latest update: 19/10/2012
Socialist government: is there a pilot in the plane?
Is there a pilot in the government plane? If so, is his crew listening to him? The authority of Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault is on the line after his ministers keep contradicting him in public. These tensions arise as the parliament opens its debate on the 2013 budget, a critical juncture for the new Socialist government.
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Philip Turle, Journalist, RFI;
- Jean-Marc Gonin, Senior Writer, Le Figaro Magazine.