French conservatives reveal their policy programme for 2022 presidential elections


Ahead of next year’s presidential elections, France’s conservative party, Les Républicains, has yet to choose its candidate to stand against a widely expected, although as yet unannounced, re-election bid by Emmanuel Macron. But the party has now published its policy programme. Ilyes Ramdani reports.

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It may not yet have chosen a candidate for next year’s presidential elections, but the conservative Les Républicains party (LR) does now have a policy programme with which to battle for a return to power after what is now nine years in opposition.