Latest update: 11/04/2013
Morality in politics: Zero tolerance for tax dodgers
Morality in politics... Is France's political elite about to clean up its act? Pressed to restore public confidence in politicians after an embarassing tax fraud scandal involving the country's Budget Minister, the French President has ordered all members of his government to publicly declare their personal assets by Monday. The initiative launched a fierce debate here in France where many experts say it's often easier to talk about sex than money.
By FRANCE 24
On the set :
- Anne Bagamery, European Day Editor, IHT;
- Philip Turle, Journalist, RFI.
Prepared by Christophe Robeet and Léa Berdugo.