Brigitte Macron gets official role but no salary


Proposal made by Emmanual Macron during presidential camapign to create a new First Lady status has been shelved following an outcry.

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The French presidency has said that Brigitte Macron, the wife of President Emmanuel Macron, would have an official role representing France but would not be paid or have her own budget or staff, reports FRANCE 24.