French papers this Monday focus on ministerial disclosure of their personal finances. President François Hollande has demanded transparency from his team in the aftermath of the Cahuzac scandal. Jérôme Cahuzac is the former Budget Minister charged with cracking down on tax evasion who spent weeks denying he had a Swiss bank account only to confess and outrage public opinion.
And Libération is calling for the Socialist government - in an editorial entitled 'Truth' - to be acknowledge failures including about the decline of heavy industry in France. It focuses on the closure of two blast furnaces at the Florange steel plant in the east of the country.