Among those policies are measures targeted at youth unemployment and social care for older people, aimed at attracting left-wing support. Most importantly, Macron has committed to relaunching his controversial pension reforms, which triggered widespread social unrest in late 2019 and early 2020.
- Mandatory vaccination could trigger protests and legal action against the government.
- The centre-right Republicans could take support from Macron if they unite around a strong presidential candidate over the coming months.
- Macron will likely push for looser EU fiscal rules to facilitate more government spending beyond 2022.