Published on: 05/20/2022 – 09:03 The suspense should end in the afternoon. The Élysée announced that the Prime Minister had formed her government team. The composition of the latter will therefore be revealed four days after the appointment of Elisabeth Borne. The composition of the new government led by Élisabeth Borne will be announced on the afternoon of Friday May 20. The first Council of Ministers will be held on Monday, the Elysée announced. The government will thus be formed four days after the appointment as Prime Minister of Elisabeth Borne, who on Thursday affirmed her desire to have “the best team”. The government will meet on Monday, almost a month after the re-election of the head of state, on April 24, with 58.55% of the vote, against Marine Le Pen (RN), and three weeks before the first round of elections. legislative elections of June 12 and 19. By Monday, the handover ceremonies will take place in the ministries between the outgoing and the new arrivals. Long delays to compose a government “Obviously we are not dragging. I can assure you that we are working on it very closely, “said Elisabeth Borne on Thursday, pressed by journalists on the expectation of the new government during her first trip to Les Mureaux, in Yvelines. Also questioned about the deadlines , Emmanuel Macron for his part underlined that e the formation of a government required “time, substantive exchanges (…) therefore as much time as useful and necessary”. To prepare it, Élisabeth Borne went to the Élysée several times, consulted the former Prime Ministers Édouard Philippe and Bernard Cazeneuve (ex-PS), as well as political leaders and social partners. Marine Le Pen judged, Thursday, on BFMTV, “particularly abnormal” the absence of government “when we know the daily situation of the French”, confronted with the impact of inflation. With AFP
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