The former Socialist Prime Minister came out silence . In a letter to his successor, Manuel Valls, he denounces too limited budgets allocated to the Region Pays de la Loire and Nantes.
In the letter filed Wednesday in Matignon, Jean-Marc Ayrault, Loire-Atlantique, expressed his “astonishment at the low allocations attributed to Pays de la Loire” as part of the future project contract 2015-2020 State-Region, the daily reported on Friday Press -Ocean .
The former prime minister writes that the “fifth French region in terms of population and GDP,” is “clearly a disadvantage compared to its neighbors as it receives 96 euros against 145 euros per capita per capita for Britain and 252 euros per capita for the Poitou-Charentes “region of Ecology Minister Segolene Royal.
Review upward the budget
The first tenant Matignon after the election of François Hollande as President of the Republic 2012 Manuel Valls asked to review upwards the amounts allocated to the Pays de la Loire “to restore fairness with neighboring regions.” He also expressed his concern “even greater for teaching and research in general, as all French regions have their endowments fall in this promising sector.”
In this regard he cited the example of the Nantes area including the allocation for higher education and research fall, he said, 60%. Jean-Marc Ayrault finally justifies his statement by saying that he “could not stand idly by in a period where you have to go all out to boost public investment.”