In France fired 15 thousand civil servants for two years

Во Франции уволят 15 тысяч госслужащих за два года

The government took this decision in connection with the need to modernize the economy and improve the quality of public services.

The French authorities next year intend to reduce 4,5 thousand state employees, and to 2022 – 50 thousand. The Prime Minister Edward Philip said in an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche.

“Regarding the public service, we will strive to achieve the goal set by the President: reduce 50 thousand posts to 2022”, – said the Prime Minister.

According to Edward Philip, this year was already fired 1,6 thousand state employees, in 2019 will be reduced by a further 4.5 thousand posts, and in 2020 – more than 10 thousand.

The Prime Minister noted that the government took this decision in connection with the need to modernize the economy and improve the quality of public services.

It is planned to hire about 2 thousand new police officers and another 1.3 million new employees in the justice system. “In this case we are talking about priorities, – said Philip and ensured that social benefits will not be reduced.

Earlier it was reported that the growth of the French economy increased to a maximum of seven years. By the end of 2017, French GDP increased by 1.9%. Continuous economic recovery continues for six blocks.

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