Hollande to Force New Rules by Decree, Risking Vote of No Confidence

by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Mish Talk

Parliamentary rules in France are a bit bizarre. Rules allow the president to pass legislation directly, over the wishes of parliament, without a vote.

The legislation stands unless the president fails a confidence vote.

Expect a vote shortly as Hollande whipped up legislation that neither the left nor the right can stand.

The Financial Times reports French Government Bypasses Parliament to Force Through Jobs Bill.

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