DECENTRALIZATION The Minister in charge of Territorial Cohesion and Prime Minister Jean Castex will be in Marseille on Monday to defend the “Marseille en grand” plan

 Aix-Marseille-Provence & nbsp ;: The reform of the governance of the metropolis adopted by the National Assembly

A view of Marseille with Notre-Dame de la Garde basilica, November 15, 2020. – SOPA Images

The plan & laquo; & nbsp; Marseille in full & nbsp; & raquo; has just passed an important milestone. The deputies adopted on Wednesday night & agrave; Thursday the reform of the governance of Aix-Marseille wanted by Emmanuel Macron.

The government passed this much awaited reform with an adopted amendment. by 69 votes in favor, 9 against and 5 abstentions, & agrave; his & ldquo; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; de centralization & nbsp; & raquo; says & ldquo; & ldquo; 3DS & rdquo ;. These new arrangements for the Aix-Marseille-Provence (AMP) metropolitan area, which brings together six territories and 92 municipalities, & laquo; & nbsp; cannot give satisfaction & agrave; each actor & raquo; but it & rsquo; s & ldquo; & ldquo; & ldquo; good compromise & rsquo ;, & rsquo; sum & rsquo; sum & rsquo; the Minister in charge of the Cohesion of the Territories, Jacqueline Gourault, who will visit the city on Monday; phoc & eacute; enne in the company of Prime Minister Jean Castex.

& laquo; & nbsp; What is this bouillabaisse & nbsp;? & nbsp; & raquo;

The AMP metropolis reform had been completed. touched upon in the Senate on first reading then in committee. l & rsquo; Assembly but largely concerted locally. However, several members regretted the & ldquo; & nbsp; method & nbsp; & raquo; of the government which introduced this reform by way of amendment resulting in its wake the tabling of a string of sub-amendments on all subjects and from all sides. 63 in total, an & ldquo; & ldquo; & nbsp; & rdquo ;, & rdquo; & rsquo; comment & rsquo; the chair of the meeting, Annie Genevard (LR).

The defense of these amendments as the opinions of the rapporteur and the Minister gave; place & agrave; a long, complicated and tedious parliamentary gymnastics. & ldquo; & ldquo; What is this bouillabaisse & nbsp; & rsquo; & rsquo; & rsquo; & rsquo; had thus launched & oacute; the communist S & eacute; bastien Jumel. At the heart of the debates & nbsp;: & nbsp; the question of the transfer of skills from the metropolis & # 8203; towards the municipalities, the abolition of the Councils of territories, the representativity; of Marseille in the governance of the metropolis or the mode of financing of the community. and municipalities.

The elected representatives returned to the heart of the decisions

Several sub-amendments were carried out. adopted without calling into question the main lines of the reform. They concern the delegation of tourism promotion & agrave; certain municipalities, maintaining the maintenance of infrastructure for recharging vehicles & agrave; the metropolis, such as actions in favor of the landscape and nature. A sub-amendment of LREM also put the elected officials back at the heart of the game in the management of the structure responsible for the procedure. the assessment of charges related to the transfer of skills between municipalities and the metropolis.