Keyword: Emmanuelle Cosse
French ministry’s initiative aims to bring in extra 1,000 and will pay 1,500 euros per refugee to local charities to get them housed with families.
Emmanuelle Cosse, named this week as housing minister in the socialist-led government, has lost leadership of the EELV party which opposed the move.
Jean-Marc Ayrault, President Hollande's first PM, is among nine new government members, including Green party leader Emmanuelle Cosse.
Environment minister favours levy on profits from toll motorways to replace 500m euros lost from planned tax on heavy lorry traffic.