Keyword: Benoît Hamon

French education minister joins Montebourg attack on government policy

Benoît Hamon has joined the economy minister in a revolt against austerity measures, warning that they are sending France into recession.

French education minister 'set to scrap' controversial gender-equality programme

Media reports say Benoît Hamon will announce an end to the teaching of the 'ABCD of Equality' after it provoked an angry outcry from Right.

French minister attacks German wage policy

Social economy minister Benoit Hamon accuses Germany of seeking an unfair advantage over the rest of Europe by keeping pay artificially low.

France to allow class action lawsuits within months

Lawsuits against misselling and over-charging are part of bid to boost consumer rights after recent scandals including the mislabelling of horsemeat.