One other tower of the Citadel of Matignon has simply fallen. After the departure of Edouard Philippe and his director of the cupboard, Benoît Ribadeau-Dumas, it’s now as much as Marc Guillaume, the highly effective secretary common of the federal government (SGG), to pack his baggage. Charged with setting authorities selections to music, this character with a mirror-like physique, unknown to most of the people however feared within the spheres of energy, was changed throughout the Council of Ministers, Wednesday July 15, by Claire Landais, former secretary Protection and Nationwide Safety.
"The brand new path laid down by the President, the brand new methodology and the priorities declared by the Prime Minister are bringing about adjustments on all ranges in the present day", can we justify to Matignon.
Prime Minister Jean Castex is alleged to have obtained the "Scalp" Marc Guillaume, we’re comfortable to claim within the alleys of energy. A manner for the brand new head of presidency and his director of cupboard, Nicolas Revel, to claim their authority from the beginning, whereas giving themselves all latitude to print their model Rue de Varenne.
A authorities supply additionally experiences "Tensions" between MM. Castex and Guillaume when the primary arrived on the land of the second as chargeable for the deconfinement technique within the spring. However the ouster of probably the most highly effective senior official in France didn’t occur with out the inexperienced gentle from the Elysée Palace.
"Guardian of the temple"
As a result of the departure of Mr. Guillaume indicators the need to take over the state equipment by Emmanuel Macron, who has been irritated for months with a supposed issue in getting his reforms adopted and utilized. As such, the SGG had been recognized inside the govt as a "Brake".
" They are saying that we need to remodel the best way the state works and we maintain the guardian of the temple on the coronary heart of the system! ", railed a former minister. "Macron wished to place an finish to centralism, to Jacobinism, to this enarchic inter-self, observes a aware of the Elysee. To do that, he sends the consultant of the institution to stroll. It's brave. "
"Le Léviathan", "Dieu", "premier bis", "Imperator", "Monsieur non"… Marc Guillaume has gathered nicknames lately, specifically due to his means to "Scare everybody", based on a member of the federal government. Situated on the bottom ground of Matignon, whereas the Prime Minister and his director of the cupboard occupy the primary ground, the SGG hosted a number of interdepartmental conferences every week within the library adjoining its massive workplace opening onto the gardens, one of the crucial lovely of the Republic.
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