Opinion poll gives Macron party boost for legislative elections

Latest opinion survey shows newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron's fledgling centrist movement Republic on the Move, along with its centre-right allies, is gaining public voting intentions for June's parliamentary elections when it will stand its first electoral test.

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Support for French President Emmanuel Macron's new centrist party is growing before legislative elections next month, a poll found on Thursday, raising the chances that he will be able to win parliamentary backing for his reform plans, reports Reuters.