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French parliamentary committee: a chance to give a different view of AFP’s problems

Monday 12 March 2018

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The timing was excellent: when Emmanuel Hoog is battling to remain head of AFP, the agency’s six trade unions received an invitation to meet with lawmakers charged with reviewing the new financing mechanism for AFP put in place in 2015. We seized the occasion to present a different view of AFP’s problems: that they are essentially the result of political choices in the interest of financial groups. Here is a readout of the March 6 meeting at the Assemblée nationale: