Macron to respond over issue of low pay after fuel protests

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Minister says it is ‘time to listen’ but French president expected to hold firm on fuel tax rise in new policy announcement.

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The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said the government must present a “clear answer” to the anger of people on low incomes after protesters marched in Paris against rising fuel taxes and what they called an elite political class cut off from reality, reports The Guardian.